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Level 1 Coaching Course


Day 1 & 2: February, 18th & 19th – 2023 / (9:30am – 4:30pm)

Day 3 / Workshop & Assessment : April, 2nd – 2023 / (9:30am – 4:30pm)

Venue: SETU Sports Arena, Waterford

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Aim:
These courses are a result of Weightlifting Ireland implementing a standard coaching curriculum for all coaches. This is the first level of four available in the coaching curriculum. It is suitable for all fitness and sports coaches. The aim of level 1 is to provide Coaches with the ability to introduce participants to the sport of Weightlifting, the technique of the Clean and Jerk, the Snatch and associated exercises.

Entry requirements:

“Assistant Coach”

  • Participants should be 18 years of age or over.
  • Participants must have at least six (6) months practical experience with the Olympic lifts (Snatch and Clean & Jerk).
    • If participants don’t have at least six (6) months practical experience then they must have attended our Snatch and Clean & Jerk Workshops prior to taking out Level 1 Coaching Course.
  • Participants should have a knowledge of weight training and a basic knowledge of anatomy/physiology.
  • Participants must have an active Weightlifting Ireland membership.

“Club Coach”

  • Following successful completion of the “Assistant Coach” course and a minimum of 6 months coaching practice participants will be certified as a “Club Coach”.
  • Participants must have an active Weightlifting Ireland membership.

For further information please contact the WI Coaching Team : [ [email protected] ]

⚠️ An active membership for 2023 is required to registered for this course.

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