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Assistant Coach Kilkenny

Assistant Coach Course is an introduction to coaching in three key event areas, Running (Sprints and Endurance), Jumping (Long Jump) and Throwing


Event Description:

Assistant Coach Course – Kilkenny

Friday 21st May, 7-9.30pm  Zoom oniline

Sunday June 6th  2-5pm (venue TBC) Practical  

Price - €60.00

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


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.