Coaching Children Course – 4 Modules x 3 hours in duration.

A possible 5th Module covering S&C will be developed in the coming months.

If your club is interested in having this course delivered, a minimum of 16 participants is required in order to gain full coaching experience.

This course is aimed at parents and novice coaches prior to them taking any specific sports coaching certification.

Coaching Children Draft Learning Outcomes

Key Learning Outcomes Workshop 1

  • On attendance to the workshop, learners will be able to:
    • On attendance to the workshop, learners will be able to:
    • Review concepts and learning from workshop 1 and the impact attendance had on their coaching practice.
    • Identify key milestones in human development from 0 to 18 using the SPEC model (Social; Physical; Emotional; Cognitive) and how these impact on coaching practice
    • Explain basic learning theories and apply them to the design of effective coaching sessions
    • Identify key coaching skills necessary to maximise children’s outcomes during sessions and self-evaluate against them
    • Explain the basic principles of planning and apply them to their programmes
  • On attendance to the workshop, learners will be able to:
  • Review concepts and learning from workshop 1+2 and the impact attendance had on their coaching practice.
  • Identify the basic building blocks of safe and efficient movement (FUNdamentals of Movement) and deliver activities to develop them
  • Show how the FoM combine to produce basic FUNdamental Movement Skills (FMS) and deliver activities to develop them
  • Observe children moving and pinpoint basic movement flaws and take corrective action
  • Identify the key reasons why children take part in sport and design simple approaches to promote participation and retention within their clubs
  • Identify the key reasons why children do not join or drop out of sport and design simple approaches to enhance uptake and decrease drop-out within their clubs
  • Identify and explain the key features of the LISPA framework and develop a basic understanding of the first three phases (Active Start, FUNdamentals & Learning to Play & Practice)
  • Identify and discuss the key benefits of a holistic, multi-skills-based approach to coaching sport for children.
  • Identify the key roles played by adults in the holistic development of children and children’s sport and the various ways in which these roles can contribute to making sport a positive experience for children
  • Develop a ‘Child-Proof Sport’ Checklist and action plan

Key Learning Outcomes Workshop 2

Coaching Children Course – 4 Modules x 3 hours in duration.

A possible 5th Module covering S&C will be developed in the coming months.

If your club is interested in having this course delivered, a minimum of 16 participants is required in order to gain full coaching experience.

This course is aimed at parents and novice coaches prior to them taking any specific sports coaching certification.

Key Learning Outcomes Workshop 3

Learning Outcomes Workshop 4

On attendance to the workshop, learners will be able to:

  • Review concepts and learning from workshop 1, 2 and 3 and the impact attendance had on their coaching practice.
  • Explain basic theories and methodologies of skill acquisition and apply them to their coaching sessions
  • Identify basic FUNdamental Game Skills (FGS) and apply a games-based approach to their coaching sessions
  • Design basic games to support the development of FGS
  • Deliver inclusive and differentiated sessions that cater for a wide range of abilities