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October online coaching workshops now available

For coaches looking to become a funetics provider; we now have more online coaching workshops available.

Accessed via Zoom, the next course is split over two evening sessions. Note this will likely be the last online coaches' courses we hold before Christmas.

Course details

Dates and Times

Wednesday 14th October 6 – 9pm, and
Thursday 15th October 5.30 – 9pm.

Zoom Invitation

Please note, when you join you will be asked to enter your full name and to provide your email address. This is to help the course tutors delivering the session to understand who is on the course and also to help track attendance.

Day 1 – Click here to register

Day 2 – Click here to register

Workshop content

The workshop will cover three themes across the two days:

Part 1 - An introduction to funetics and the principles of child development

This will cover the following topics:

  • The developing child
  • Athlete development pathway
  • The funetics curriculum of challenges
  • funetics platform, coaches' App and practical application of the assessment tool

Part 2 - funetics is action - planning and doing (running)

This will cover the following topics:

  • Coaching practice / rapport building / organisation
  • Schemes of work and lesson plans
  • Video examples of coaching Running Skills and Activities for ages: 4-7, 7-9, 9-11 years
  • Introduction to STEP for differentiation and inclusive coaching practice

Part 3 - funetics is action - doing and reviewing (jumping and throwing)

This will cover the following topics:

  • Video examples of coaching jumping and throwing skills and activities for ages 4-7, 7-9, 9-11 years
  • Revisit STEP for differentiation and inclusive coaching practice
  • Reflections and next steps

Who is taking part?

There will be a number of different coaches, providers and organisations taking part on both days. Each person will be looking at the content and seeing how this fits in their area, whether that be delivering in schools, in clubs or in the wider community. However, the common theme is that everyone that is taking part will be either delivering a local funetics programme or helping to coordinate one.

What do I need to bring on the day?

Please ensure you are able to take part in a quiet room (if that is possible for those with small children or pets…).

There will be also be a short break for lunch / dinner.

It will be handy to have a pen and paper ready to help with the smaller breakout sessions also and obviously ensure you are well hydrated throughout.