* Intermediate General Principles Course

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The next Lecture-Based Intermediate General Principles of Coaching Course for 2014 will be held at the Sport & Recreation Offices in Sydney Olympic Park on consecutive Monday nights starting June 16 and concluding on July 21.

The Intermediate General Principles of Coaching course contains units on the following topics:-

  1. The Essence of Coaching
  2. Program Management
  3. Planning
  4. Sports Safety
  5. Coaching Processes
  6. Inclusive Coaching
  7. Skill Acquisition
  8. Introduction to Physiology
  9. Basic Anatomy and Biomechanics
  10. Development and Maturation
  11. Nutrition for Sport
  12. Sport Psychology
  13. Anti Doping in Sport

The IGP course has been designed by the Australian Sports Commission to complement existing Coach Accreditation Programs higher than the introductory levels but it can also be undertaken by experienced coaches, as a professional development activity, to improve their knowledge and skills.

Full details of the course are as follows;
Sydney Olympic Park

Dates:     June 16, June 23, June 30, July 7, July 14, July 21
Times:    6.00pm – 9.30pm
Venue:    Centenary Room, Level 2 NSWIS Building, 6 Figtree Drive, Sydney Olympic Park
Cost:       $300 (Supper is provided each evening)

There is a new email friendly application form that can be accessed, completed and sent from the course description on the Department of Sport & Recreation website.

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Simon Woinarski
Program Coordinator, Coaching & Officiating
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Sport and Recreation Division
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