Canterbury - Intro to Surf Coaching Course

Event Details

Sun 25 Oct 9:00AM
TBC, Southern - Canterbury

Event Contact:

Luke Smith

Tel: 021 190 1432

Email: luke.smith@surflifesaving.org.nz

<h3>Course Overview</h3> <p>The Introduction to Surf Coaching Course provides an entry level coaching course for junior surf coaches,  parents and clubbies new to coaching at a junior surf level. The course aims to provide the knowledge and skills needed to coach at Junior Surf  level at a Surf Life Saving Club. It covers a range of Junior Surf activities with a special emphasis on a holistic coaching approach.</p> <p>The Introduction to Surf Coaching course is the first step on the Surf Life Saving New Zealand coaching pathway. Coaches interested in further developing their coaching skills can then progress to the Developing Surf Coach Course.</p> <hr /> <h3>Course Information </h3> <div class="inline-table"> <table border="0" cellspacing="3" cellpadding="3"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="150"><strong>Pre requistes<br /><br /></strong></td> <td><span>Current member of a SLS club </span><span> </span>| 14 years of age</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="150"> <p><strong>Course Duration</strong></p> </td> <td> <p>One day </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p><strong>Course Facilitator</strong></p> </td> <td> <p><span>Delivered by 1 trained and approved SLSNZ facilitator</span></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top"> <p><strong>Who should attend</strong></p> </td> <td> <p>Any Surf Life Saving Club members interested in getting started in Junior Surf coaching or parent helpers of Junior Surf programmes. </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top"> <p><strong>Participant requirements</strong></p> </td> <td> <p>To successfully complete the Introduction to Surf Coaching Course participants need to attend the full course and participate in its activities.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> <h3>Topics covered</h3> <div class="inline-table"> <table border="0" cellspacing="3" cellpadding="3"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="275"> <p><strong>1.</strong><span> </span>Athlete centered coaching</p> </td> <td valign="top"> <p><strong>2.</strong><span> </span>Skill progressions and modified games</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="275"> <p><strong>3.</strong><span> </span>Events and rules for Junior Surf Athletes</p> </td> <td valign="top"> <p><strong>4.</strong><span> </span>Communication in Junior Surf environment</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p><strong>5.</strong><span> </span>Management and effective coaching </p> </td> <td><strong>6.</strong><span> </span>Resources and Support</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> <h3>Outcomes</h3> <p>At the completion of this course coaches will be able to:</p> <ol> <li>Identify basic principles of coaching and how to apply these in a safe surf environment</li> <li>Run structured sessions where your athletes learn more and have fun</li> <li>Demonstrate knowledge of effective communication to children</li> <li>Describe how surf activities can be modified for Junior Surf athletes </li> <li>Demonstrate knowledge of the rules of Junior Surf sports</li> <li>Identify how to provide a safe learning environment for a Junior Surf session</li> <li>Plan a Junior Surf session</li> </ol> <p>Please register online through the <a href="https://webportal.surflifesaving.org.nz/login?returnUrl=%2F">SLSNZ Database</a>. Go to the National, Course Instance section.</p> <p>For help on how to register or for further information on the course, please visit the<span> <a data-udi="umb://media/da3bfd51fb1647e4a38208b827613f68" href="/media/989990/intro-to-surf-coaching-25-10.pdf" title="25-10 Intro to Surf">Event Flyer</a> (pdf)</span></p> <p>COVID Rules and Restrictions dependent.</p> Development

Description

Course Overview

The Introduction to Surf Coaching Course provides an entry level coaching course for junior surf coaches,  parents and clubbies new to coaching at a junior surf level. The course aims to provide the knowledge and skills needed to coach at Junior Surf  level at a Surf Life Saving Club. It covers a range of Junior Surf activities with a special emphasis on a holistic coaching approach.

The Introduction to Surf Coaching course is the first step on the Surf Life Saving New Zealand coaching pathway. Coaches interested in further developing their coaching skills can then progress to the Developing Surf Coach Course.


Course Information 

Pre requistes

Current member of a SLS club  | 14 years of age

Course Duration

One day 

Course Facilitator

Delivered by 1 trained and approved SLSNZ facilitator

Who should attend

Any Surf Life Saving Club members interested in getting started in Junior Surf coaching or parent helpers of Junior Surf programmes. 

Participant requirements

To successfully complete the Introduction to Surf Coaching Course participants need to attend the full course and participate in its activities.

Topics covered

1. Athlete centered coaching

2. Skill progressions and modified games

3. Events and rules for Junior Surf Athletes

4. Communication in Junior Surf environment

5. Management and effective coaching 

6. Resources and Support

Outcomes

At the completion of this course coaches will be able to:

  1. Identify basic principles of coaching and how to apply these in a safe surf environment
  2. Run structured sessions where your athletes learn more and have fun
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of effective communication to children
  4. Describe how surf activities can be modified for Junior Surf athletes 
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of the rules of Junior Surf sports
  6. Identify how to provide a safe learning environment for a Junior Surf session
  7. Plan a Junior Surf session

Please register online through the SLSNZ Database. Go to the National, Course Instance section.

For help on how to register or for further information on the course, please visit the Event Flyer (pdf)

COVID Rules and Restrictions dependent.