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Level 2 Recreational Running (Sydney)- Full More courses available shortly!

Thursday October 1, 2015 8.45am - 4.45pm

Author: Athletics NSW Administrator/Thursday, 16 July 2015/Categories: Events, ANSW Events, Education Events, Coaching

Event date: 2/10/2015 2:00 AM - 10:00 AM Export event

Level 2 Intermediate Recreational Running Course (Sydney)

  This course trains coaches to develop the fundamental technical and strategic skills for runners training for 5km through to ultra-marathon events.  It covers topics such as warmups, session planning and designing training programs.  The course also develops the coach's skills in managing groups of varied skill levels from novice through to elite.  The pre-requisite for the courses is the Athletics Australia Level 1 Community Coach course.  RCC for Level 1 is available for qualified Cert 3 and 4 personal trainers who are taking the Recreational Running Coach pathway.

  Participants will be required to perform competency based assessments on the day, and be prepared for an easy level of activity.  Most of the course will be in a room with two to three outdoor sessions.

  Coaches who successfully complete the Level 2 Recreational Running program will be accredited with the National Coaching Accreditation Scheme.  They will be fully recognised by the sport of athletics and shall be added to the National Coaches data base, of which individuals can manage their own listing.

  Personal trainers entering into the Level 2 Intermediate Recreational Running Course with their Cert 3 and 4 in Fitness will first need to register with Athletics Australia as a coach.

  Course details:

Date: Thursday October 1, 2015

Time: 8.45am - 4.45pm

Venue: Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre


  • Athletics NSW members: $215 (+$8.30 in merchant fee)
  • Non-Athletics NSW members: $240 (+$10.56 in merchant fee)

Click here to register.   Registrations close Wednesday September 30, 2015.

For any further inquiries please contact James Matthews at or 9746 1122

Key Competencies

  At the completion of the Level 2 Intermediate Recreational Running Coach Accreditation Program, coaches will be able to:

  1. Monitor and adapt the training environment to ensure inclusive and safe activity that is both enjoyable and challenging for recreational runners in clubs, squads, groups and individual training situations.
  2. Evaluate and identify appropriate activities in accordance with the physical, emotional and social maturation of the recreational runners in their program.
  3. Vary training activities to maintain a stimulating and engaging training environment.
  4. Provide suitable feedback on performance for groups and individuals during training sessions.
  5. Communicate effectively in group and individual situations.
  6. Use appropriate methods, drills and activities to instruct appropriate technical models to recreational runners.
  7. Plan and evaluate a training session, and make appropriate adjustments for subsequent sessions.
  8. Plan and implement a variety of activities that will develop the "components of fitness" into training sessions.

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