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

Course Requirements:

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.

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