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The Daily Mile: Teachers “Must Try Harder”
September 13, 2018
Why the Daily Mile should not be mandatory for pupils Two Primary School head teachers have mentioned the “Daily Mile” to me in the last 6 months. The first said he was going to introduce it in his school. The second asked me about it and had concerns because she didn’t want any of the […]
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CPD for coaches and teachers

strength and conditioning course

Practical workshop at DAASM

We are happy to run courses for your club or school. This can be specific workshops for your athletes, or as part of a CPD programme for your staff and sports coaches.

The environment the tutor had created was of the highest order for candidates to develop and learn. Enabling the qualities of the candidates knowledge, practical performance and understanding of the requirements of a coach to be shown.

Pete Amos, External Verifier Nov 2017.

P.E. Teachers or personal trainers who are looking to gain additional qualifications would also benefit (read here for tips).

We deliver courses that include:

  • Athletic Development Coach: 1 day course for sports coaches delivered at your club. Details here
  • 1st4sport “Coaching Strength and Conditioning for Sport, Level 2 and Level 3*
  • 1st4sport “Coaching Weight Lifting”  Level 1 and Level 2*
  • Educational Gymnastics: 1 day workshop for teachers and sports coaches who are looking to improve the physical literacy of their pupils and athletes. Builds up basic skills using guided discovery, aimed at developing each person individually.
  • Invasion Games: School based lessons for teachers to observe whilst their class takes part. Shows how to include every pupil, develop basic skills and develop overall game sense throughout their Primary school years.

* These are part of the National Framework of Qualifications, from 1st4sport. The level 1, level 2 and level 3 Strength and Conditioning courses accredit 16 REPS points for your CPD.

strength and conditioning qualification

Youth training seminar

Please contact us to discuss details.

Once you have attended an S&C course you will get access to the Private online resources. These are updated monthly to allow you to continue to learn and develop your coaching practice.

Part of the recommended reading list is Training Young Athletes 


Athletic Development Coach – HORSHAM * NEW COURSE *
14 Oct 2018

Athletic Development Coach – Horsham

Venue: Christ’s Hospital, Horsham. RH13 0LA

Cost: £100 including materials and access to online resources. here.

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Athletic Development Coach: Taunton
18 Nov 2018

A 1 day course for sports coaches in Somerset looking to help get their teams fitter. Practical ideas that you can use immediately.

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Client Testimonials

Weston AGC
I first met James at a South West Gymnastic conference and thought he was superb then, and still do! James' ability to adapt to different sports and levels is excellent, and he is superb at getting his message across to different ages of gymnasts. He did a workshop at our club for our competitive gymnasts and it was superb, His work was of great value to a wide range of ages and levels, with a tremendous emphasis on posture and injury prevention. We have been able to put his training methods into practice and are seeing an improvement in the all round strength and fitness of our gymnasts.
 
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Upcoming Courses

Athletic Development Coach – HORSHAM * NEW COURSE *
14 Oct 2018

Athletic Development Coach – Horsham

Venue: Christ’s Hospital, Horsham. RH13 0LA

Cost: £100 including materials and access to online resources. here.

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