ASA Swimming Assistant (Coaching)

ASA Assistant Swimming Coach IOS Course

This course is designed to provide you with an introduction to the knowledge, skills and understanding of the safe and ethical principles for effective coaching practices in swimming.

Who is the course designed for?

Anyone who wants to take the first step to becoming a swimming coach or interested in supporting a coach in a club environment.

Course details

Level: Beginner

Duration: 4 days

Training Format: Face to Face and Blended Learning

Blended Learning is a more flexible approach where you can complete theory elements of the course online through a virtual pool environment and interactive videos prior to the practical workshops.
 

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Course content

As an aspiring coach this course will equip you with the knowledge and tools to actively support a more experienced ASA Swimming Coach in the delivery of a pre-prepared training session. On successful completion of this certificate you will understand:

  • The role of the swimming assistant
  • Importance of positive coaching behaviour
  • Physical literacy in swimming
  • Competitive swimming skills
  • Para swimming
  • Types of training used to develop swimmers
  • How to deliver pre-planned coaching sessions
  • How to carry out reflective practices of your coaching

 

Eligibility

You must be at least 16 years of age. There are no formal entry requirements for this certificate and you do not need any previous experience of coaching.