Welcome to Coaching Course

North West To Hold Coaching Course

North West Cricket Coaching Course Feb 2017

North West Cricket Coaching Course

The North West and Cricket Ireland will be holding a Welcome to Coaching Course in Artigarvan Hall on 28th January for anyone aged 16+. The course allows coaches to Assist coaching in Schools (with teacher present) and clubs (with certified coach present).Welcome to Coaching CourseThe Cricket Ireland Welcome to Coaching Course is a starting point for people to get into Coaching. The one-day course is ideal for Primary/Secondary School Teachers, volunteers, assistant coaches within junior club teams.

Most Head Coaches for teams in clubs would be UKCC Level 2 qualified (which is the next step from a Welcome to Coaching course).

On the course participants will

  • Develop their coaching practices, principles and philosophies on coaching.
  • Further development of small-sided games and drills specific to cricket.
  • Offers options on the ‘type of practice’ that can be done, e.g. fixed, variable, game-based learning.
  • Develops an understanding of the needs of the players.
  • Raises awareness of dealing with poor behaviour.
  • Shows coaches how to deliver 60 minute long sessions.
  • Introduces coaches to the “Coach’s Toolbox,” e.g. Instruct, Explain, Demonstrate, Analyse, Evaluate, Feedback, Questions, Praise.
  • Resources and follow up notes emailed to the participants following the course.
  • Cricket Ireland Certificate on completion.

North West coaching Course

Ahead of the 2018 season, the NWCU are keen to give as many cricket clubs in the NWCU area a chance to get into & enjoy coaching in their clubs and local schools & have greatly supported this course through partnerships to reduce the fee to just £10 per participant.

Course DetailsVenue: Artigarvan Hall, 48 Berryhill Road, Artigarvan, Strabane BT82 0HNDate: Sunday 28th January 2018Cost: £10 Time: 10 am the start; 4 pm finish including a working lunch.

Lunch will be incorporated into the course Free of charge.

Equipment required: Sportswear and trainers as you’ll be taking part in cricket drills, games and exercises (injury/health permitting) – Cricket Ireland will provide all the cricket specific equipment that is needed on the course.

Bring a pen and a notepad as well if you would like to take down some notes on the day.

Further questions or queries: Please contact Brian Allen by email on brian.allen@cricketireland.ie

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