Coach Development Opportunities

To support coaches after completing a Triathlon Scotland Coaching Qualification, British Triathlon have developed a number of one day coaching workshops. Please find details below regarding the content of the three modules currently available and how to register.

 

Open Water Coaching

The British Triathlon Open Water workshop is a one day coaching CPD workshop containing a mix of practical and classroom activities aimed primarily at coaches who currently deliver or would like to deliver coached open water sessions.

As well as getting hands on practical experience coaching a group of open water swimmers, you will also cover:

  • The types of activities that can go into an open water session and how to integrate these into a session plan
  • The health and safety of open water coaching and what to look for in a venue when delivering open water sessions
  • Coaching skills for effective open water session delivery
  • How to effectively manage a safety team and gaining an insight how to best work with them.

Pre-requisites

Minimum of Level 2 Triathlon Coach qualification

Triathlon Scotland Membership

 

 

Club Head Coach Workshop

The British Triathlon Head Coach workshop is aimed primarily at coaches who are performing the role of Head Coach within a club environment and aims to support their development within that position.

The keys aims of the workshop are to:

  • Provide Head Coaches with sufficient knowledge to perform the role;
  • Build regional communities (groups) of Head Coaches to share ideas, best practice and support each other long term
  • Support coaches with their own development and lifelong learning.
  • Aid the development of clubs with a view to long term development and sustainability
  • Assist Head Coaches in supporting the development of other coaches within their Clubs/regional communities, e.g. Assistant Head Coaches

Pre-requisites

Minimum of Level 1 Triathlon Coach qualification

Triathlon Scotland Membership

Dates

Sunday 5th November 2017 – Gannochy Sports Centre, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA

REGISTER HERE

 

Strength & Conditioning for Triathlon Coaches

The British Triathlon Strength & Conditioning workshop is a one day coaching CPD workshop containing a mix of practical and classroom activities designed to develop your understanding and ability to effectively coach S&C sessions.

Developed in conjunction with British Triathlon Strength & Conditioning coaches Ian Pyper and Stephen Breisner, the workshop focuses on the following areas:

  • Introduction to S&C in Triathlon- What you need to know?
  • The Needs Analysis Process
  • Programming Principles
  • How to deliver effective preparation and warm up activities
  • Lower body, core conditioning and upper body exercises

The workshop content has been designed to allow coaches to deliver body weight focused S&C sessions within the remit of their coaching qualifications in a club environment with minimal or no equipment. The workshop does not cover Olympic or power lifting.

Pre-requisites

Minimum of Level 2 Triathlon Coach qualification

Triathlon Scotland Membership

Dates

Saturday 2nd December 2017 – University of St Andrews, St Andrews, KY16 9AJ

REGISTER HERE 

 

Sunday 10th December 2017 – Tollcross International Swimming Centre, 350 Wellshot Road, Glasgow, G32 7QP

REGISTER HERE 

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