From LiRF to CiRF - going from being a Run Leader to coaching your runners (Taunton)

From LiRF to CiRF - going from being a Run Leader to coaching your runners (Taunton)

Venue: Castle Sports Centre, Wellington Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5AU

Description: The step from being a leader to becoming a coach can be a challenge.  This workshop will give detailed information on the differences between the roles and the steps leaders will take as they take a coaching qualification.  It is engaging and interactive giving all participants an opportunity to share experiences and build support networks as well as clearly detailing the pathway to becoming a coach.  It is delivered through talking and practical activity.

The workshop is for people who are currently qualified Run Leaders* who are looking to progress to the Coach in Running Fitness Course.

You will cover, through a mix of practical sessions and relevant theory:

  • Athlete Development
  • How learning takes place
  • Technical knowledge - starting/accelerating and running up & down hill and over obstacles
  • Planning a training programme
  • Coaching process skills review
  • How to Coach
  • Coaching knowledge and skills self assessment

Deliverer: Peggy Wiseman.  Peggy is an experienced Coach and a England Athletics tutor for both LIRF and CIRF.

Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm  

Cost: £20. Licensed LiRF Run Leaders only.

To book: Click here to go direct to booking page; registration closing 18th March 2018

Useful Information:

Coaches to bring any food or drink they require for during the workshop. Some facilities may have a canteen or cafe area, but some will have no areas available to buy refreshments.

The workshop will be a mixture of theory and practical so please wear suitable clothing i.e. trainers, shorts / tracksuit bottoms.

*Run Leaders should hold the Leadership in Running Fitness (LiRF) qualification and have a current DBS check.


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