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Open Water Coaching CPD-Windermere


We will be holding a Open Water Coaching CPD on the 27th May at Windermere Outdoor Adventure Centre. The course runs between 9am and 5pm and costs £49. A full overview can be found below. To book click here.

Overview of the workshop

The Open Water Coaching workshop is aimed primarily at coaches who currently deliver or would like to deliver coached open water sessions.

The one-day workshop has a mix of theory and practical designed to support the development of open water coaching knowledge and ability.

As well as getting hands on practical experience coaching a group of open water swimmers, you will also cover

  • What types of activities can go into an open water session and how to integrate these into a session plan
  • The health and safety of open water coaching and what to look for in a venue when delivering open water sessions
  • Coaching skills for effective open water session delivery
  • How to effectively manage a safety team and gaining an insight how to best work with them.

Workshop Pre-requisites

  • Level 1 Triathlon Coach.   Level 1 coaches will only be qualified as an assistant coach
  • Level 2 or Trainee L2 coach (enrolled on a current Coaching Course)
  • Level 3 Triathlon Coach
  • Up to date Home Nation’s membership

Workshop Outcomes

The workshop will provide you with

·         A deeper understanding of how to coach in open water environment

·         The knowledge to ensure your sessions are safe

·         Practical experience to develop your open water coaching skills

·         Accesses to multiple online resources to support your coaching

·         An opportunity to reflect on your open water coaching with the support of other coaches

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