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Date: Saturday April 18th.
Venue: University of Limerick.
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
Entry Requirements: The Assistant Coach Course is open to all those 16 years or over.