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Level 1 Coaching Course - Dec-Jan 2021-2022

Thursday 09 December 2021, 18:00

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Grace Lynch, Regional Development Officer (RDO). Athletics Ireland, 0858006892 Online via Zoom & at MTU Track, Cork N/A Coaching No Yes N/A

Level 1 Coach Education Course - Cork

Online via Zoom and In-Person at MTU Track

Dec 9th & 11th 2021 and Jan 14th & 15th 2022


Athletics Ireland Coaching Pathway

The next Level 1 Coaching course will be held Online and at MTU Track In December and January


Dec 9th - 6pm to 9pm - Theory online via zoom

Dec 11th - 10am to 5pm - Practical Day 1- MTU Athletics Track, Cork

Jan 14th 2022 - 6pm to 9pm - Theory online via zoom

Jan 15th 2022 - 10am to 5pm - Practical Day 2 MTU Athletics Track Cork


Registration Fee: €100

Register for Course



This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / Regional Development Officer, Athletics Ireland, phone 0858006892


Course Information

Information on Level 1 Coaching Course

NB: All attendees must have completed either an Athletics Leader course, or Assistant coach course, prior to attending a Level one.


  •     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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Regional Development Officer (RDO). Athletics Ireland, 0858006892



About Us

Cork Athletics County Board 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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