2017 Incheon KTF-ITU Level 2 Coaches Course

14 - 18 Nov, 2017 • Incheon, Korea, South
Application Deadline: 04 Oct 2017

Course Language: English

Programme:
12 November Arrival of the Level 2 Coaching Course participants
13 November       Official Welcome Dinner & Social Programme/Networking with all the participants
14-18 November 2017 Incheon KTF-ITU Level 2 Coaches Courses
19 November   Departure of the Level 2 Course participants

2017 Incheon KTF-ITU Level 2 Coaches Course
Number of courses: 2
Maximum number of participants: 18 / each course
Date: 14-18 November 2017
Arrival: 12 November / Departure: 19 November
Online application: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/koccl2


The International Triathlon Union (ITU) and the Korean Triathlon Federation (KTF) are pleased to announce that we are now inviting applications for the 2017 KTF-ITU Triathlon Coaching Education Programme to be held in Incheon, Korea from 8th to 18th November 2017.  The application is open for ODA Recipient Countries as it is defined by the United Nations (UN) and listed here (please see the attached documents section). The programme has been supported and fully financed by the Korean Olympic Committee and the Korea Sport Ministry.

The aim of the project is to provide opportunity for developing nations to access coaching education in triathlon and get qualified by ITU as triathlon coaches at two levels (ITU Triathlon Level 1 Coach and ITU Triathlon Level 2 Coach).  There are more than a hundred National Federations across five continents are eligible to benefit from the programme led by accredited ITU Coaching Facilitators.

The applications have to be submitted to ITU by the National Federations and all the candidates must meet the requirements as defined in the Level 1 Triathlon Coach - Curriculum Document and Level 2 Triathlon Coach - Curriculum Document.

The programme gives ITU Level 1 Triathlon Coach and ITU Level 2 Triathlon Coach qualification to the candidates who are successfully completing the course.

To apply, candidates will need to download an application form from the ITU Development website and then submit a completed version or submit online application through using the link below. All eligible National Federations can apply with 2 female and 2 male candidates with indication of their priority order in the application form.

Role description
ITU Level 2 coaches will have a broad knowledge and can independently plan, deliver, review more complex and specific sessions.  They may work with any participation group, Paratriathlon, children through to adults, participation through to performance.  Coaches at this level may work independently or within a team structure or under supervision depending upon their own role and the context within which they coach.

ICCE Equivalence
The ITU Level 2 coach is considered equivalent to the International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE) Coach role.  The definition of which closely matches the ITU Level 2 Coach role description.

Target Audience
The Level 2 course is targeted at NFs and specifically individual coaches with the potential to benefit the growth of triathlon within their region.  The ITUs intention is to provide development opportunities to those who are unable to access appropriate coach development opportunities elsewhere at the current time.  Priority will be given to individuals who display the following attributes:
• Desire and aptitude for coaching, with a passion for helping and supporting others, potentially across a range of contexts e.g. Local Clubs, Age Group, Child Development, Schools, Performance (Youth, U23, Elite);
• Willingness and open-mindedness to learn new skills;
• Ability to participate in the course fully and complete all required assessments;
• Commitment to fulfilling the roles and responsibilities expected of an ITU Level 2 Triathlon Coach;
• Potential to make a positive impact on Triathlon Coaching and Development in their region;
• Agree to abide by the ITU coaches Code of Ethics.

Entry Requirements
Coaches should be able to demonstrate the following in their application:
• Active Triathlon Coach, already be an active coach for minimum of two years, with experience of coaching Triathletes;
• Completion of ITU Level 1 course, with positive recommendation from Level 1 course facilitators;
• Recommendation by local NF and commitment to develop coaching skills;
• Be at least 18 years of age at the start of the course programme;
• Demonstrate a high level of spoken and written skills in the language the course will be delivered in; Candidates and NFs should check with Regional Development Coordinator which language will be used. Courses are predominately in English, Spanish or French; There may be a process of testing written and spoken capabilities prior to accepting candidates on the course;
• Attend 100% of the course;
• Ability to complete all online tasks, will require access to a computer with internet access, in order to use the ITU Education Hub before, during and after the face to face element of the course;
• It is strongly recommended that candidates have appropriate insurance cover before undertaking any independent coaching practice, candidates should seek guidance from their own NF;
• Completion of application form and willingness to take part in interview (Skype call).


More details on
ITU Coach Education Program
http://www.triathlon.org/development/coach/itu_coach_education_program
ITU Coach Development Pathway
http://www.triathlon.org/development/coach/coach_development_pathway
ITU Coach Education Documents including the Level 1 and Level 2 Triathlon Coach - Curriculum Document & Schedule
http://www.triathlon.org/development/coach/coach_education_documents

APPLICATION DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, 4th OCTOBER 2017

Local Info
Travel Information

Airfare to/from Korea, local transportation and accommodation with full board will be covered for the participants.

Accommodation

Airfare to/from Korea, local transportation and accommodation with full board will be covered for the participants.

Central Park Hotel Songdo (20 minutes from Seoul Incheon International Airport)
Tel : 032-310-5000
Fax : 032-310-5100
Address : The Central Park Hotel Songdo 193, Technopark-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon Korea

Practical sessions will be held:
Park Taehwan Swimming Pool
Munhak Stadium (track),
Songdo Central Park

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