Below is a list of some of the coach education courses and workshops available. Click on the relevant link for more information and upcoming courses.
The Introduction to Coaching Course (ITCC) is designed to help participants become better placed to assist children to perform basic athletics skills.
ITCCs are practical coaching courses designed for Little Athletics and conducted on behalf of Little Athletics Australia. They cover how to teach basic working models for each event on the Little Athletics program. Participants will be shown event-specific skills, drills, games and activities relevant to the target age group.
This is the entry level for all Accredited Athletic Coaches. The course introduces the fundamental skills of running, jumping & throwing as well as exploring how to engage athletes in long-term participation and how to coach skills to beginner athletes.
This workshop incorporates the latest research on essential topics that are intrinsic in the coaching of children between the ages of 5 and 12. This is an exciting chance for you to reconsider the emphasis of your coaching and enhance the experience of your young participants. The material is delivered in a practical way to provide you with all of the innovative techniques and cutting-edge information you need to become a more effective coach.
NOTE: Little Athletics NSW highly recommends this workshop as training for deliverers of the On Track program.
All coaches who work with children and young people should have an understanding and knowledge of how to implement fundamental movement skills, which underpin successful participation in a wide variety of sporting activities.
This practically based workshop is designed to help you learn how to nurture physically confident children and adults – the key to a healthy and active lifestyle.
NOTE: Little Athletics NSW highly recommends this workshop as training for deliverers of Tiny Tots sessions and the On Track program.
This Working With Parents in Sport workshop is designed to help coaches build positive relationships with sporting parents .
This workshop is designed to help clubs and organisations plan, develop and deliver effective movement programs for pre-school-aged children.
The Community Coaching General Principles (CCGP) course has been developed to assist coaches to learn the basic skills of coaching, particularly those coaches working with children.
This free online interactive course is aimed at community coaches.