2021 Kuwait World Triathlon Coaches Level 1 Course

Dates TBC • Kuwait, Kuwait
This course has been postponed. Course details are subject to change.
Application Deadline: 02 Feb 2021

Course Language: English

Arabic translation will be also provided during the course.

General
The course aimed to train local coaches to help educate and develop the athletes in their country, while also helping improve and develop new coaches to spread the sport further.

Course timelines
• Selection deadline: 2 February 2021 (6 weeks before course start)
• Final list of participants to be forwarded to World Triathlon Development: 3 February 2021 (day of user upload to the World Triathlon Education HUB)
• Start of the pre-course self-study period on the World Triathlon Education HUB: 4 February 2021
• Last day of withdrawals / replacements: 17 February 2021
• Facilitators to make sure pre-course tasks are completed: by 1 March 2021
• Course days: 2-6 March 2021
• Post course tasks submission deadline for Coaches: 16 March 2021
• Course closure and reporting deadline for Facilitators: 22 March 2021.

About the World Triathlon Coaches Level 1 Education
This qualification is an introduction to coaching triathlon. It has been specifically designed to provide candidates with the principles and practices of safe and ethical coaching of triathlon sessions to youth, junior and adult recreational participant groups, using the activities provided through this course programme, equipping coaches with the necessary skills and resources to start coaching straight away.
At Level 1 the focus is on three key aspects:
• WHAT to coach (knowledge and skills);
• HOW to coach these concepts to best enable athletes to develop;
• WHO is being coached, understanding the athlete to enable better coaching to take place.

Role description
World Triathlon Level 1 coaches will be able to plan, deliver, review basic triathlon sessions, ideally under supervision of more qualified coaches to guide their coaching practice and development.

Attendees
Each course is limited to:
• maximum of 18 participants;
• minimum of 6 participants, which may reduce number of facilitators;
• host NF to have maximum of 50% of places on course in case of regional course – this is a maximum, and it may not be as a balance of needs across multiple federations is required,
• at least 25 % of the participants being female, due to World Triathlon equal opportunities objectives. If fewer females apply, the total number of participants will be reduced to maintain the minimum ratio;
• a participant can be replaced not later than two weeks prior to the first day of the onsite course.

Target Audience
Individuals who display the following attributes:
• Desire and aptitude for coaching, with a passion for helping and supporting others;
• Willingness and open-mindedness to learn new skills;
• Ability to participate in the course fully and complete all required assessment;
• Commitment to fulfilling the roles and responsibilities expected of a World Triathlon Level 1 Triathlon Coach;
• Potential to make a positive impact on Triathlon Coaching and Development in their region;
• Agree to abide by the World Triathlon Coaches Code of Ethics.

Entry Requirements
Coaches should be able to demonstrate the following in their application:
• Active Coach, already be an active coach or have access to start coaching immediately following the course;
• 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;
• Attend 100% of the course;
• Ability to complete all online tasks, will require access to a computer and internet access to the World Triathlon 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;
• Completion of application form.

The application process and selection should be completed a minimum of six weeks prior to the course commencing to allow coaches to familiarise themselves with content.

Once accepted onto the course, learners will:
• be issued with a World Triathlon Education Hub password and username;
• complete pre-course induction material, which explains requirements to complete the course; • sent a welcome message from Facilitators, introducing themselves and encouraging engagement with the course;
• be required to complete online pre-course tasks and assignments within two weeks of being entered onto the education hub system.  Failure to do this, may result in the participant being removed from the course.

Schedule
The attached schedule is subject to change and Facilitators will distribute the final schedule on day 1 of the course.

For more information on World Triathlon Coaches Education please visit the following pages
Coach Education Objectives, Strategy, Pathway https://www.triathlon.org/development/coach/coach_education_objectives_strategy_pathway

Coach Development Pathway - Overview of Courses
https://www.triathlon.org/uploads/docs/2019_ITU_Coach_Development_Pathway_-_Overview_of_Courses_v1.3.pdf

Level 1 Triathlon Coach - Curriculum Document & Schedule
https://www.triathlon.org/uploads/docs/2019_ITU_Level_1_Qualification_Curriculum_v3.3c.pdf

Certification Revalidation of Coaches Scheme (CRoC)
https://www.triathlon.org/development/coach/certification_revalidation_of_coaches_scheme

Coach Education Documents
https://www.triathlon.org/development/coach/coach_education_documents

Local Info
Travel Information

Closest airport: Kuwait International Airport
Local transportation: Sofian Mohammad
Local transportation contact: 50708014
Local transportation contact details: info@triathlon.org.kw
Visa requirements Contact: Saad Al Ali
Visa requirements contact email: info@triathlon.org.kw

Accommodation

Host hotel: Kuwait Olympic Committee Hotel
Host hotel address: Jaber Al Ahmad Youth Center

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