Empowering Coaches through Education

This course is directed to the Processes of Coaching, with particular emphasis on the young athlete and the novice athlete. After the completion of the Foundation course, participants then have the opportunity to pursue the next course as an Event Group Specialist.
There are no pre-requisites for this course but it is recommended that LAVic members undertake an introduction to coaching (ITC) Course first. Some familiarity with the sport will be assumed.
(This new course includes all elements of the previous ATFCA Level I course and some components of the Level II. It is equivalent to completing AA’s Level 2 course.)

Saturday & Sunday 7th & 8th September (8.30am – 4.30pm)
Please arrive by 8.15am for a prompt start.
Morning and Afternoon tea will be provided
BYO lunch is preferable but options to buy are available close by

Sprint Athletics Track, Aitken Boulevard, Craigieburn
Hosted by Craigieburn Little Athletics Centre

Cost is $300
($30 deposit is required at time of booking. Balance due 12th August)

Including instruction from many ATFCA Qualified Coaches, Coaching Manual (ATFCA 2017) plus Membership to the ATFCA till December 2020 (coaching insurance; cheap access to workshops and other courses; access to mentoring and our coach network; coaching journals and much more!)

Course Includes:

  • Basic Technical Model of All Athletic Events (except for Steeplechase, Hammer and Pole Vault which are covered in depth at the Event Group Specialist Coach Course);
  • The Role of the Coach and the Instructional Process;
  • Fundamental Anatomy and Physiology;
  • Basic Biometrical Information and the Conditioning Process;o Basic Program Planning and the Principles of Training;
  • Warm-Up and Flexibility;
  • Access to ATFCA Athletics Coaching App

Participant Numbers will be limited. If you are interested, please secure your place early.

Heather Lamb – 0425 793 331 or 

Please note:
Much of this course is practical in content, participation is optional but recommended.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) may be applicable for some individuals for some sections of this course. Please contact us if you feel that this applies to you.

Also, this Course can be broken into sections, if you are not available for the whole weekend. Please enquire.

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