Strength and Conditioning is a rapidly growing bespoke area of provision for sports people which uses resistance training and endurance conditioning to enhance and improve performance.
A well devised training regime specific to the requirements of the individual will enhance performance and also reduce the risk of acquiring injuries.
On the course the following areas will be covered:
- understand the fundamentals of coaching sport
- understand the principles of planning coaching activities in sport
- understand the principles of conducting coaching activities in sport
- understand the principles of evaluating coaching activities in sport
- be able to plan coaching activities in strength and conditioning for sport
- be able to conduct coaching activities in strength and conditioning for sport
- be able to evaluate coaching activities in strength and conditioning for sport.
The techniques taught can be utilised in the effective management of both sporting and non-sporting patients in both their treatment and rehabilitation and these are core skills to possess in a really up-to-date and ‘in vogue’ modality
- answer a series of multiple-choice and open-response questions relating to the following topics:
- roles and responsibilities of a coach
- protection of children and vulnerable adults
- communication and coaching
- health and safety
- warm-up and cool-down principles
- be observed and assessed coaching a minimum of two strength and conditioning for sport activity sessions by an appropriately qualified assessor, which must include:
- one warm-up
- one circuit
- complete a personal action plan for ongoing coaching development.
Level 1 Award - 2 days intensive teaching and 1 day assessment
Open to all.