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Discussion: Level 1 Coaching Courses

in: Orienteering; General

Oct 10, 2018 2:57 PM # 
schirminator:
Hey All,
One of my goals in 2019 is to have more level 1 coaching courses in the US. If your interested in having a level 1 coaching course in your area message me. Be cool if we could get four on the calendar in 2019 in different areas around the country.

Erin
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Oct 10, 2018 4:54 PM # 
JLaughlin:
What all does the level 1 coaching course consist of? I can think of a group or two that I may bring it up to but I am not sure what the current requirements are.
Oct 11, 2018 12:08 AM # 
schirminator:
Right now its a two day course roughly 9-5 sat and sun. Needs to take place close to a map. Half the course is spent out in the field going through skills, physical training, and practical test. The other half is int he classroom going through technical training physical training, individual development, and program development concepts and info.
Oct 11, 2018 5:46 AM # 
tinytoes:
Looks good (from afar!). Ours is basically a 1 day face-to-face course with "assignments" encompassing some of the topics you outline above, followed by tasks to complete under supervision and submitted for assessment. There is also a Sport Australia on-line 4.5 hour Coaching Basic Principles course + Working with Children (police) Check. Accreditation lasts maybe 4 years and is rejuvenated by practicing throughout that time (points = hours spent in a variety of coaching related activities)
Oct 22, 2018 12:25 PM # 
biddy:
I would like to host a level 1 coaching course for people in adelaide in 2019. We have lots of level 0 coaches but less amount willing to take up level 1.
Oct 22, 2018 12:29 PM # 
BorisGr:
Erin, I would be interested.
Oct 23, 2018 12:47 AM # 
angelica:
I would be interested as well. Maybe we can do in DVOA or Quantico area ...
Oct 31, 2018 10:25 PM # 
schirminator:
Hey Boris and Bridget I'm going to send you an email about this. Be great to schedule something.

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