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Event Description:

Level 1 Coaching Course -CBS Secondary School, Midleton, Cork

Eircode: P25 C951

There will be 2 evening theory sessions, followed by 2 full days of  practical  held in November. Both Friday evening Theory sessions will be ONLINE via ZOOM. A link to the online session will be sent the morning of the 17th and 24th

Theory sessions

  1. Friday November 17th 7pm – ONLINE

  2. Friday November 24th 7pm – ONLINE

Full Day Practical Sessions

Day 1 – November 18th – 10am – CBS Secondary, Midleton, Cork

Day 2 – November 25th -10am –  CBS Secondary, Midleton, Cork

All dates must be attended to complete the course


  • 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

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

Cost: €100 – Included in the price for this course is a Level 1 Coaching Manual.