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IN PERSON CPD

 
Upcoming Events
STA Open Water Coaching Qualification Level 2 - GALWAY
Thu, May 14
Galway Bay Hotel
May 14, 9:00 AM GMT+1 – May 16, 4:30 PM GMT+1
Galway Bay Hotel, Salthill Rd Lower, Upper Salthill, Galway, H91 W295, Ireland
We are proud to have been delivering this qualification for 2 years and loved every minute of helping swimming teachers, coaches and open water swimmers to becoming qualified open water coaches.
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IN-PERSON CPDS

How to be an effective coach & Straight-line Swimming technique

PRE-REQUISITS


Be at least 18 years of age
Hold current membership of STA
Be able to swim at least 200m
Complete pre-course form, sent via email

DAY 1

10am - 4pm

  • The difference between coaching and teaching

  • SWIM : principles of coaching 

  • Behaviours, skills, attitude & knowledge

  • Coaching steps

  • The coaches "kit bag" 

  • Practical coaching with volunteer swimmers

DAY 2

10am - 4pm

  • Classroom session around methodology of Straight-line swimming

  • In-water experience with each participant

  • Challenges that each swim coach or teacher might face 

  • Difficult swimmers and how to manage them 

  • Stroke adaptations

  • Practical coaching with volunteer swimmers

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.