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Coaching Courses

England Touch runs courses for the following three Touch coaching qualifications.
  • England Touch Association Community Coaching Qualification (Level 0)
  • Federation of International Touch Intermediate Coaching Qualification (Level 1)
  • Federation of International Touch Advanced Coaching Qualification (Level 2)

More detailed information on delivery, costs and course content is below. Our courses are presented by our qualified England Touch presenters (many of whom are national coaches).

Upcoming courses

CLICK HERE to register for any of the above courses.

Further courses will be running at all levels in 2019. CLICK HERE to register your interest!

Any specific questions can be emailed to coaching@englandtouch.org.uk

This course covers the coaching basics for anyone wanting to start coaching and learn more about the game of Touch.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS None

DURATION 6 hours (1 day or two evenings)

COACHING TOPICS

  • Role of the Community Coach
  • Communication
  • Group Management
  • Safe Environment and Risk Management
  • Planning, Preparing and Reviewing
  • Basic Playing Rules of the Game
  • Basic Game Skills
  • Practical Coaching

COST £30 per person

This qualification is aimed at current and potential community school, club to regional coaches.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS None

DURATION 12-14 hours (2 days)

COACHING TOPICS

  • Introduction to Coaching
  • Role of the Coach
  • Individual skills
  • Sub Unit Skills
  • Improving Performance
  • Fitness for Touch
  • The Junior Athlete
  • Team Skills
  • Game Sense
  • Planning
  • Sports Safety and Injuries
  • Rules of Touch and the important Practical Observations & Assessments

ASSESSMENT

  • Course work
  • Rules examination
  • Course participation
  • Practical coaching – assessed on course

COST £85 per person

Advanced Coaching for those with good knowledge of the game and coaching experience. Aimed at the elite level of the sport.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FIT Intermediate (Level 1) Coaching Qualification (or equivalent Touch qualification) required

DURATION 12-14 hours (2 days) classroom; 25-30 hours pre-course work

COACHING TOPICS

  • Planning for Touch
  • Risk Management
  • Coaching Better
  • Functional Anatomy
  • Principles of Training
  • Speed, Strength
  • Flexibility and Power Training
  • Growth and Development of Touch Players
  • Nutrition, Building a Better Team
  • Sports Medicine
  • Managing People
  • Advanced Individual & Sub Unit Skills
  • Analysis of Individuals
  • Tactics and Set Plays
  • Team Analysis
  • Talent Identification, and Coaching for Varying Events

ASSESSMENT

  • Advanced Coaching Qualification participant workbook
  • Participation in course
  • Presentation on course
  • Practical coaching experience
  • Assessment during coaching session
  • Assessment during competition match

COST £180 per person

We are England Touch

We are the players. We are the supporters, willing us on. We are the medals, waiting to be won. We are the touchdowns, waiting to be scored. We are the men and women of all ages. We are the talent of today. We are the potential for tomorrow. We are one team. We are England Touch