Learn to Coach and Safe in your Hands

Learn to Coach and Safe in your Hands

Course Overview

Approximate completion time: 360 minutes.
Suitable for: 14 to 16 Year olds.

This course is mainly practical to motivate aspiring coaches at the beginning of their journey.  It aims to introduce the basic coaching principles and encourage thinking about the practices used.

Once enrolled, candidates will have access to videos which will support their understanding of the topics covered.

Course Aims

  • To recognise what makes a good coach
  • To identify gymnastics movements and the physical requirements of these movements.

 Module 1 Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the qualities a coach should have
  • Identify the roles and responsibilities of a coach

Module 2 Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding how muscles work
  • Identify different physical qualities and how these relate to gymnastic skills

Modules 3 Learning Outcomes

  • Complete a basic risk assessment
  • Safety in the gym

Modules 4 Learning Outcomes

  • Observe, analyse and feedback on selected gymnastic skills, including shapes, rolling, handstands and cartwheels.
  • Use progressions effectively considering the required physical preparation


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