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Level 1 Coaching Course - January 2018

From Friday 26 January 2018 -  18:00
To Saturday 27 January 2018 - 17:00

Contact Location DistanceTypeChampionshipPermitMeasured
Lilly-Ann O'Hora, Regional Development Officer (RDO). Athletics Ireland, 0858060440 CIT Track, Bishopstown, Cork N/A Coaching No Yes N/A

Level 1 Coach Education Course

CIT Track

January 12 & 13th and January 26th & 27th


Athletics Ireland Coaching Pathway

The next Level 1 Coaching course will be held at CIT Track, over two weekends in January:

Friday January 12th - 6pm to 9:30pm

Saturday January 13th – 10am to 3pm

Friday January 26th – 6pm to 9pm

Saturday January 27th – 9am to 5pm

Registration Fee: €100

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Information on Level 1 Coaching Course


  •     The Level 1 course is focused on the learning to train stage on the LTAD pathway.
  •     Coaches working at this stage will continue to develop the fundamental skills of the athlete.
  •     Fun and participation are still the main aims of the course. The course focuses on the development of sports specific skills, learning the correct posture and movements of all running, jumping and throwing events.

Course Content

  •     Developing the techniques of running, jumping and throwing.
  •    Understanding the effects of puberty in developing the young athlete
  •    Planning and conducting a training session incorporating Running, Jumping and Throwing
  •    Developing the mental capacities of the athlete towards fair play, discipline, confidence, concentration etc.
  •    Developing the fundamental skills of Running, Jumping and throwing and making them more sport specific
  •    Continuing the development of athletics in a fun environment
  •    Child Welfare and Safety in events


This is a course over 2 weekends (25 hours)


Entry Requirements:

Level 1 is open to all those 18 years or older who have completed an Athletics Leader course or an Assistant Coach course.


Assessment/ Qualification:

  •     Practical assessment and continuous assessment throughout the course.
  •     Sample training session
  •     Observed Practice
  •     Oral assessment


€100 - A Coaching Manual is included in the price for this course.


Enquiries to Lilly-Ann O'Hora, Regional Development Officer (RDO). Athletics Ireland, 0858060440




About Us

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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