Athletics Coach (WAAC18.1)

Course - Athletics Coach

Brief Course Outline

Please note: The minimum age for this course is 18.

Course Overview How to apply the fundamental principles of running, jumping and throwing and applying this knowledge over a series of sessions to help technically develop groups of athletes. You will learn how to coach running, jumping and throwing activities and observe correct technical aspects.

Topics covered include: Athlete development, skill learning and structuring training, co-ordination and balance, running with rhythm, questioning and listening skills, physical preparation – strength training and plyometrics, understanding energy systems as part of annual planning, practical sessions covering all event groups.

Duration: 4 day course and a diary assessment

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Date: Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th February, 10th March, and 3rd June

Cost: £350 Affiliated £400 Non Affiliated 

Times: 9:00 - 17:00

Course Code: WAAC18.1

Location: Swansea University Track

Closing Date for registration: Friday 26th January

To Apply: Please post an application form complete with payment to; Coach Education, Welsh Athletics, Cardiff International Sports Stadium, Leckwith Road, Cardiff, CF11 8AZ

More questions?  To find out anything else about this course please contact

Welsh Athletics Ltd.
Cardiff International Sports Stadium
Leckwith Road
Cardiff. CF11 8AZ.

  • WAG
  • SCW
  • UKA