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 of the course online through interactive activities and checks on learning, prior to the practical workshops. The online learning and completion of assessments should take you are approximately 15-20 hours to complete.

Who is the course designed for?

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

Course content

The course is delivered through a mixture of online learning, classroom activities and practical poolside learning. You will participate in at least six training sessions to gain hands on practical experience.

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

Whitgift School

Address

Whitgift School, Haling Park, South Croydon, CR2 6YT

Region

London

Course Details

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

Further Details

Course Start Date
11th January 2023
Number of Places
1 Remaining (Total: 12)
Tutor Name
Tim Kendall
Closing Date
8th January 2023
Duration
see description
Training Format
Blended

Itinerary

Start
11th January 2023
End
11th January 2023
Venue
Online
Start
8th February 2023
End
8th February 2023
Venue
Online
Start
15th February 2023
End
15th February 2023
Venue
Online
Start
22nd February 2023
End
22nd February 2023
Venue
Online
Start
1st March 2023
End
1st March 2023
Venue
Online
Start
4th March 2023
End
4th March 2023
Venue
Whitgift School
Whitgift School, Haling Park,
South Croydon,
CR2 6YT
Start
5th March 2023
End
5th March 2023
Venue
Whitgift School
Whitgift School, Haling Park,
South Croydon,
CR2 6YT
Start
11th March 2023
End
11th March 2023
Venue
Whitgift School
Whitgift School, Haling Park,
South Croydon,
CR2 6YT
Start
12th March 2023
End
12th March 2023
Venue
Whitgift School
Whitgift School, Haling Park,
South Croydon,
CR2 6YT

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.

Book this course

Price per place £620

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