LEVEL 2 OPEN WATER COACHING QUALIFICATION
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OPEN WATER COACHING
LEVEL 2 QUALIFICATION
Be at least 18 years of age
Hold current membership of STA
Show evidence of open water swimming experience
Hold either a swimming teaching, coaching or triathlon coaching Level 2 qualification
Learners who do not hold a Level 2 qualifications must complete the STA open water swimming online up-skill programme.
10am - 4pm
We cover how to introduce swimmers to the Open Water environment, the role the role of the coach and how to coach versus teaching. This includes a practical water session.
10am - 4pm
Open water venues and the legislation you need to be aware of as an open water coach. We also cover swim strokes and adapting them to the open water environment.
9:30 - 4.30pm
The open water events. Including all open water skills, session planning and a practical session.
POST COURSE SUPPORT
Exclusive access to a closed Facebook group of Straight-Line Swimming Coaches enabling all coaches to share, ask and get support from the Straight-Line Swimming Community.