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Courses and Clinics

In preparation for the season we are looking for parents that are looking to assist in coaching, or become a qualified starter.  Courses are available through LAV.

Join the team, become involved, as a coach or as an assistant or starter. In many cases, the club will cover the cost of your training.


Speak to our coaches, or contact our committee for more information.

INTRODUCTION TO COACHING COURSE – ITCC

Take your first step into basic athletics skills coaching.

All practical …. No exam …. No previous experience necessary!

If you want to learn more about athletics for kids, then the ITCC is for you!

The ITCC is designed to help participants become better placed to assist children to perform basic athletic skills. The course is great for parents, school teachers and other interested persons who want to know a little more about the skills of the sport so that they may help to coach children of Primary school age, assist at Little Athletics Centres or prepare students for a school athletics carnival. Participants will be shown skills, drills, games and activities relevant to the target age group.

The ITCC is a non accredited practical coaching course designed for Little Athletics and conducted on behalf of the Australian Track and Field Coaching Association (ATFCA).

COURSE OUTCOMES

At the conclusion of the course the participant will, for the target age group:

Better understand an appropriate working model for each Little Athletics event
Have a greater knowledge of appropriate drills, skills, games and activities for particular event groups
Identify some of the more common technical faults of events
Have a basic understanding of a simple coaching session
Better understand how to organise a group safely
1 Day course – 6.5 hours duration – approx. 8.45am to 3.20pm

Cost: $YRA covered+ includes all sessions, coaching resources, LAVic Polo Top and more.

Participants need to be minimum of 16 years of age at the time of the course.

Registration via www.lavic.com.au / Education & Training / Coaching / ITCC

DATES

All information relating to Education and Training offered by Little Athletics Victoria is on their website HERE

Many of our people have participated in these courses and would be happy to provide more personal experience information with you.