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
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.