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Due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control, some of the original coaching courses have been postponed. The new dates are below and we're full steam ahead!


Registration for the coaching courses is now open

There are limited spaces on all courses and places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Please download, complete and submit your application to, to secure your place.


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What: Intermediate / Level 1 Coaching Course

When: 19/20 July

Where: Oxford

Duration: 10hrs

Friday 19th.   19:00pm-20.30pm

Saturday 20th.  10:00am-16:00pm

Sunday 21st.  10:00am - 12:00pm

Cost: £50


What: Intermediate / Level 1 Coaching Course

When: 3rd / 4th August

Where: London

Duration: 10hrs

Saturday 3rd.   10:00am-16:00pm

Sunday 4th.  10:00am-16:00pm

Cost: £50

n.b. All costs include: All course materials, light refreshments


Course Information

Introductory/Community Coaching Course

Entry Requirements – None

Coaching Topics Include:

Info will be available shortly...

Intermediate / Level One Coaching Course

Entry level course for anyone wanting to start coaching and learn more about the game of Touch. Aimed at current and potential community school, club to regional coaches.

Entry Requirements – None

Coaching Topics Include:
  • 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
Course Assessment
  • Course Work
  • Rules examination
  • Course participation
  • Practical Coaching – assessed on course


Advanced / Level Two Coaching Course 

Advanced Coaching for those with good knowledge of the game and coaching experience. Aimed at the elite level of the sport.
Entry Requirements - Level 1 coaching qualification required*.
*Experienced Touch players with teaching or coaching qualification may be eligible for dispensation from the Level 1. However, this is not advised.
Coaching Topics Include:
  • 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
Course Assessment
  • L2 Home Study Workbook
  • Participation in Course
  • Presentation on Course
  • Practical Coaching (needs to be separately arranged, as per 1 & 2 below)
  1. Assessment during Coaching Session
  2. Assessment during Competition Match


Presenters Courses

This course prepares and assesses Level 2 Coaches to allow them to present and deliver coaching courses. Level 2 participants from previous years will be eligible.

Entry Requirements

Level 1 / Intermediate Coaching Qualification (allows you to present Introductory Course)

Level 2 / Advanced Coaching qualification  (allows you to present Intermediate Course)


For further information on any of the above courses, please contact

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