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Assistant Coach Course - Bantry

Saturday 18 November 2017, 10:00 - 16:30

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The Westlodge Hotel, Clashduff, Bantry, Co. Cork N/A Coaching No Yes N/A

Assistant Coach Course

Westlodge Hotel, Bantry

Saturday November 18th 2017

10am - 4pm

 

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This Course is now FULL



With the upsurge in interest throughout West Cork, new Athletics Ireland RDO Lilly-Ann O'Hora has organised an Assistant Coach Coirse, in Bantry and is asking for a good, wide attendance at this course - Please share or pass on the message!

 

Assistant Coach Course

Aim

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).

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 dow
  •     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.

Assessment/ Qualification:

There is no exam.

Cost: 

€60 - Included in the price for this course is an Athletics Ireland Assistant Coach Manual.

The course will begin at 10 am until 4.30pm. Tea and coffee will also be available on the day.

 

Please pass on the news to others who may be interested. and encourage everyone to get involved !

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Cork Athletics is a constituent member of Athletics Ireland. Cork Athletics is the governing body, administering athletics, track and field (T&F), cross-country (XC) and running in county Cork. The Board comprises elected representatives of constituent athletic clubs and running clubs. Cork County Board AAI organises Championship races and competition, including road, track & field (T&F) and Cross-country (XC), at junior, juvenile, senior and masters levels, and selects representation for the county. In addition, training and education is provided for coaches and officials. The Board also regulates the Athletics Ireland race/event permit (licence) process for county Cork.

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