The Level 2 Intermediate Club Coach Course is the next progression from Level 1 and further develops the coaches understanding of how to coach fundamental skills and move toward event specific skills and drills. This level teaches coaches the basic technical models of the Track and Field events held at club and school level competitions. Additional topics include; training principles, components of fitness, and the preparation and evaluation of training sessions suitable for intermediate level athletes.
Level 2 Course Curriculum
- Developing the Skills of Coaching
- Analysis and Evaluation
- Warm Ups and Recovery
- Conditioning and Circuit Training
- 100m and 200m
- Block Starts
- 800m and 1500m
- Sprint Hurdles
- Intermediate Hurdles
- Training Principles and Components of Fitness
- Biomotor Abilities
- Coaching Long Distance
- Shot Put, Javelin and Discus
- Long Jump and Triple Jump
- High Jump
- Race Walking
Sprints, Hurdles & Relays
The Level 3 Performance Development Coach course is for coaches who are working with athletes between 16 and 19 years of age (Training II Stage of the FIT Development Model) and are looking to commence specialisation in a chosen event group and compete at regional, state or national-level competitions.
To succesfully complete this level of accreditation, coaches are required to complete a four-day course in addition to pre- and post- course work that must be completed and submitted online.
The course aims to empower coaches to design and lead effective training programs based on peer-reviewed evidence and the knowledge and experience from leading Australian coaches. The focus of the course will be on planning and achieving long-term development of athlete performance, with an eye for establishing positive training habits that will prepare athletes for the elite pathway.
Pre-Requisites: Level 2 Advanced or Days 1 & 2 of Level 3 Performance
The Level 1 Run Leader Course introduces how to lead a recreational run group under the guidance of a Level 2 Intermediate Recreational Running Coach or higher. In the course, participants learn the fundamental skills of running and how to design the warm up and cool down components of a session.
Topics include the introduction to training runners, encouraging long-term participation, design of warm-up and cool down, fundamental skills of run, run training elements and how to successfully lead run groups.
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