Swim England Water Polo Coach – Blended Learning

This course builds on the Swim England Assistant Water Polo Coach certificate, developing your knowledge, skills and abilities ahead of becoming an independent Water Polo Coach.

Blended Learning is a more flexible approach where you complete the theoretical elements through a series of Zoom sessions, followed by assessment tasks and practical delivery of coaching sessions.

Who is the course designed for?

Anyone who has a Swim England Assistant Water Polo Coach certificate who wants to become an Independent Water Polo Coach.

Course payment

If you are eligible to receive the Swim England Member Offer please refer to the Coaching Course Booking Process. If you book onto the course and discover you are eligible for the offer, we will be unable to provide you with a refund.

Course delivery format

  • 5 x Zoom webinars - During these sessions, the tutor will cover the theory topics and assessment materials with you.
  • You will be required to complete assessment work alongside the Zoom sessions, your tutor will set this for you during these sessions.
  • 4 x practical assessment sessions at the pool – these will consist of a meet and greet, planning and preparation, session delivery, peer observations and feedback. You will then also need to complete evaluations and an action plan.

Course content

You will learn about:

  • Roles and responsibilities of a Water Polo Coach
  • Nutrition and hydration for water polo
  • Bio-mechanical principles in water polo
  • Key physical and mental qualities of a skilled player
  • Planning, delivery and evaluation
  • How to coach water polo sessions
  • Session management skills
  • Communication skills within the coaching environment
  • How to use a variety of coaching methods to meet player needs
  • Developing technique
  • Motivational techniques
  • How to support players and assistant coaches
  • Evaluating your own performance
  • Planning for professional development

Location

Venue

Castle Leisure Centre

Address

Castle Leisure Centre, Bolton Street, Bury, BL9 0EZ

Region

North West

Course Details

  • Awarding Body Swim England
  • Course Type Coaching Water Polo
  • Training Format Blended

Further Details

Course Start Date
16th July 2024
Number of Places
11 Remaining (Total: 12)
Tutor Name
Sarah Dunsbee
Closing Date
2nd July 2024
Duration
see description
Training Format
Blended

Itinerary

Start
16th July 2024
End
16th July 2024
Venue
Webinar
Zoom,
,
Start
17th July 2024
End
17th July 2024
Venue
Webinar
Zoom,
,
Start
3rd September 2024
End
3rd September 2024
Venue
Webinar
Zoom,
,
Start
4th September 2024
End
4th September 2024
Venue
Webinar
Zoom,
,
Start
10th September 2024
End
10th September 2024
Venue
Webinar
Zoom,
,
Start
15th September 2024
End
15th September 2024
Venue
Castle Leisure Centre
Castle Leisure Centre, Bolton Street,
Bury,
BL9 0EZ
Start
16th September 2024
End
16th September 2024
Venue
Bolton School
Chorley New Road,
Bolton,
BL1 4PA
Start
22nd September 2024
End
22nd September 2024
Venue
Castle Leisure Centre
Castle Leisure Centre, Bolton Street,
Bury,
BL9 0EZ
Start
23rd September 2024
End
23rd September 2024
Venue
Bolton School
Chorley New Road,
Bolton,
BL1 4PA

Prerequisites

You must be at least 18 years of age at the start of the course.

You must have one of the following qualifications:

An ASA Level 1 Award in Coaching Water Polo or an equivalent ASA Water Polo qualification taken in or after 1994.
If you are unsure if your qualification meets the pre-requisites, please check with the Institute of Swimming on 01509 640640

Assessment Type

Practical, Workbook, Post Course Assignment

Disclaimer

Course times are subject to change. These will be confirmed nearer to the course start date.

This qualification is delivered and assessed in English.

Bookings must be made through the account of the individuals attending the training.

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Price per place £660

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