To help develop the game of Touch, the Ireland Touch Association is committed to develop all aspects of the game. This includes leagues, players, coaches, referees and administrators. To this end and in conjunction with a number of partners and affiliates, in particular the Federation of International Touch (F.I.T.), association conducts a number of courses.
|TBC||Coaching Presenter Course||TBC|
|19th May 19:00 to 22:00
20th May 9:00 to 17:00
|Intermediate Level Coaching Course||€50||Course Details||Register|
|TBC||Level 1 Referees Course||TBC||Course Details|
|4th Quater 2017||Advanced Level Coaching Course||TBC|
- F.I.T. Intermediate Level Coaching Course
The F.I.T. Coaching Commission has recently updated the coaching course material which now includes:
F.I.T. Coaching Manual (228 pages)
F.I.T. Intermediate Coaching Course Workbook (22 pages)
F.I.T. Playing Rules Book (2013 Edition) (55 pages)
The full details are:
The course is conducted over 12 hours with a combination of presentations and practical outside assessment.
The course covers:
Introduction to Coaching,
Role of the Coach,
Sub Unit Skills,
Fitness for Touch,
The Junior Athlete,
Safety and Injuries,
Rules of Touch,
Practical Observations & Assessments.
- F.I.T. Coaching Presenters Course
This course qualifies a coach to present F.I.T. coaching course and qualify coaches.
The coaching course that a presenter may deliver depends on two pre-requisites:
1. Coaching accreditation (intermediate or advanced) and;
2. Completion of the Presenters course.
Coaches may be exempt from the Presenters course based on their profession (e.g. Teacher).
A Presenter who is an Advanced Level Coach my deliver the following coaching courses:
1. F.I.T. Intermediate Level Coaching Course;
2. F.I.T. Introductory Level Coaching Course.
A Presenter who is an Intermediate Level Coach may deliver the following coaching course:
1. F.I.T. Introductory Level Coaching Course.
Who should attend:
1. F.I.T. Intermediate Level Coaches
2. F.I.T. Advanced Level Coaches
- Level 1 Referees Course
Course consists of:
followed by basic practical.
(practise and full match assessment required to gain official L1 referee status)
those embarking on full-time refereeing