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Athletics Leader - TUS - Midlands

Little Athletics using soft athletics equipment via games and activities


Event Description:

Date: Sat 7th October 9-30am - 5pm, TUS Athlone 

Price: €74.90


  • The Athletics Leader course is to provide teachers, parents and club members with the skills and tools to manage and lead an Athletics Programme in their club or school.
  • The content focuses on organising athletics games and activities for young children. It is aimed at those who want to coach or assist in their local club or school.
  • The course focuses primarily on developing athleticism through games designed to improve agility, balance and co-ordination and is very practical in nature.


  • The content for this course includes;
  • group coaching skills and identifying ways to make the coaching sessions fun
  • The use of small hurdles and obstacles, running, jumping, throwing and running
  • games to provide fun in developing fitness
  • developing an awareness of the growing child and the implications on fitness activities
  • games to develop speed and reaction, using acceleration and change of direction
  • The ethics of coaching including topics such as winning vs. involvement and recognising the importance of individual improvement
  • Practical sessions on running and agility, balance, jumping, co-ordination and throwing and catching
  • Planning a session and a programme

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

Entry Requirements: Athletics Leader is open to all those who are 16 years or over

Assessment/ Qualification: There is no exam.


For more information contact Bashir Hussain