Level One Coaching Course
Level One Coaching Course information
Our comprehensive Level One Coaching Course consists of seven modules. The course is designed to provide you with a well-rounded coaching education and will be delivered through reading materials, group discussions and quizzes.
Practical coaching sessions will be organised at a local club, allowing you to put your new skills into practice.
In total, you’ll experience 27 hours of learning, which includes the following elements:
- A full-day session, which covers rigging, at a designated regional center.
- A strength and conditioning workshop, also hosted at a designated regional center.
- Understanding Coach and Athlete Characteristics and Creating the Ideal Training Environment
- Effective Communication, Goal Setting, and Training Programs
- Technical Overview, Identifying Common Mistakes, and Implementing Drills
- Developing Coaching Skills, Implementing Best Practices, and Maintaining Training Diaries
- Navigating Nutrition and Hydration for Athletes
- Ensuring Safety Considerations within Your Club
To enroll in this course, candidates should be at least 18 years old and have successfully completed the introductory course. Additionally, you should be actively involved in coaching and have received a recommendation from a coach, coach developer, or club captain.
In order to gain certification you must have completed Garda vetting or Access N.I. approval, and you should have also finished a Safeguarding course. Please note that you will also need access to a computer or tablet and an internet connection to complete the online learning components.
Assessment and Certification:
Throughout the course, your progress and understanding will be assessed, ensuring that you are well-prepared to take on the role of a Level 1 Coach.
By successfully completing this course, participants will be awarded a certificate of completion jointly issued by Rowing Ireland and Sport Ireland Coaching.
Registration and Course Fees:
Once your place in the course is confirmed, a payment of €320 will be required to secure your spot.