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Assistant Coach Course - Craughwell

Assistant Coach Course


Event Description:

Assistant Coach Course – Craughwell Co. Galway

Sunday 16th June 2019 10am - 4pm

Cost - €60.00 including coaching manual


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).


  • 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

Duration: This is a course over 1 day (8 hours)

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