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Assistant Coach Course Kerry

Assistant Coach Kerry


Event Description:

Assistant Coach Course – Tralee, Co.Kerry

Theory online via ZOOM- Friday July 30th 7-9pm

Practical- Saturday July 31st- 11am-1.30pm.

Price - €60.00

NOTE - This course is normally held over one day but is split into two  days. Attendance of both evenings is MANDATORY in order to complete the course.

Course Aim

The aim of the assistant coach course is to give some basic skills to the beginner coach to help assist a more senior coach in the delivery of coaching sessions to young athletes. It is an introduction to coaching in three key event areas, Running (Sprints and Endurance), Jumping (Long Jump) and Throwing (Shot Putt).

Course Content

The content for this course includes;

  • group coaching skills and identifying ways to make coaching sessions fun
  • Fun and functional warm ups and cool downs
  • Safety in Athletics, including Child Welfare
  • Rules of key events
  • Communicating with young athletes and giving effective feedback.
  • Basic Running skills
  • Basic Long Jump Skills
  • Basic Shot Putt skills

Entry Requirements: The Assistant Coach Course is open to all those 16 years or over.

Assessment/ Qualification: There is no exam.