Swim England Assistant Water Polo Coach – Blended Learning

This course develops your knowledge, skills and abilities as an Assistant Water Polo Coach. This course will equip you with the knowledge and tools to actively support a Water Polo Coach in the delivery of a planned training session.

Blended Learning is a more flexible approach where you complete the eLearning, 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 wants to take the first step to become a Water Polo Coach or interested in supporting a Water Polo Coach in a club environment.

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

  • eLearning - you will be given access to this on the start date listed below. This must be completed 72 hours prior to attending your second Zoom session. The estimated time to complete this is 6-8 hrs.
  • 3 x Zoom webinars - During these sessions, the tutor will cover the remainder of your theory topics and planning for your practical sessions.
  • 2 x Practical assessment sessions at the pool – this will consist of a meet and greet, preparation, assisting sessions, evaluation and feedback. Please ensure you are available for all practical dates listed below.
  • As part of your practical sessions you will have written assignments to complete prior to your feedback session.

    Course content

    You will learn about:

    • The role of the assistant coach
    • The fundamentals of water polo
    • How to safely prepare, support and conclude coached water polo sessions
    • Basic and water polo specific coaching skills
    • Coach and player development
    • Good practice in coaching ethics
    • Health and safety

Location

Venue

Plymouth Life Centre

Address

40 Mayflower Drive, Plymouth, PL2 3DF

Region

South West

Course Details

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

Further Details

Course Start Date
25th March 2024
Number of Places
9 Remaining (Total: 16)
Tutor Name
Ben McDonald
Closing Date
21st March 2024
Duration
Online learning 25th march - 8th April
3 x Zoom sessions
2 x practical sessions at venue
Training Format
Blended

Itinerary

Start
25th March 2024
End
8th April 2024
Venue
Online
Start
25th March 2024
End
25th March 2024
Venue
Webinar
Zoom,
,
Start
15th April 2024
End
15th April 2024
Venue
Webinar
Zoom,
,
Start
22nd April 2024
End
22nd April 2024
Venue
Webinar
Zoom,
,
Start
12th May 2024
End
12th May 2024
Venue
Plymouth Life Centre
40 Mayflower Drive,
Plymouth,
PL2 3DF
Start
19th May 2024
End
19th May 2024
Venue
Plymouth Life Centre
40 Mayflower Drive,
Plymouth,
PL2 3DF

Prerequisites

You must be at least 16 years of age at the start of the course.

Assessment Type

Online Test, Practical, Workbook

Disclaimer

Course times are subject to change. These will be confirmed nearer to the course start date. These will be confirmed nearer to the course start date. Learners must attend all of the sessions listed, unless you are advised otherwise by your course tutor.

This qualification is delivered and assessed in English.

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

You have 12 months from the start date of the course to complete this full qualification.

Book this course

Price per place £375

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