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Assistant Coaching Course TUS, Athlone


The assistant coach course is to give some basic skills to the new coaches that may work with other experienced coaches.


Event Description:
Event Description: Assistant Coaching Course 

TUS, Midlands  9-45 am-5pm november 25th 2023

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

DurationThis is a course over 1 day

Entry RequirementsThe Assistant Coach Course is open to all those 16 years or over.

Assessment/ Qualification: There is no exam.

Cost:  €74.90- Included in the price for this course is an Athletics Ireland Assistant Coaching Resources.