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ASCA Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Coach Accreditation Course

Australian Strength and Conditioning Association

  • Multiple Locations Australia
  • 16 Hour face-to-face theory & practical course + assessment
  • Multiple Dates

Description

The ASCA Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Coach Accreditation Course (ASCA Level 1 Course):

  • Is an ASCA and NCAS accredited course.
  • Is aimed at ASCA Level 0 Coaches, accredited sports coaches, certified fitness instructors, PE teachers, physical training instructors, enrolled sports science students and athletes seeking a career post-sport.
  • Provides participants with a fundamental level of knowledge and skills to understand, apply and design training programs to improve the performance of club to regional level athletes.
  • Consists of 16 hours face-to-face theory & practical plus additional theory & Practical pre-and-post-course assessment.
  • Participants must be >18yrs of age.

The ASCA offers a variety of options to gain Level 1 S&C Coach Accreditation. Be sure to see if you qualify for Recognition of Prior Learning RPL or if you are a member of the APA or SCA you may meet the requirements to attend these specific courses.

Course Objectives

  • Describe the ASCA Coach Education Programs and the ASCA professional Coach Accreditation Scheme.
  • Communicate the ASCA Scope of Practice.
  • Explain the ethical responsibilities of the S&C Coach.
  • Design, implement and review conditioning training programs to improve athletic performance in club to regional level athletes/teams.
  • Develop and apply appropriate coaching and teaching skills to match the physical and psychological development of the athlete to enhance sports performance.  
  • Effectively develop communication strategies for improved athlete performance.
  • Outline coaching considerations when coaching special populations in a strength and conditioning context.
  • Develop and implement a safe resistance training for youth and children.
  • Design, implement, review and adjust a strength training program to improve athlete performance in club to regional level athletes/teams.
  • Implement testing protocols and benchmarking for improving strength in club to regional level athletes/teams.
  • Design, implement, test and adjust a periodised speed and agility training program to improve athlete performance in club to regional level athletes/teams.
  • Design, implement and review a periodised energy system conditioning program appropriate for club to regional level athletes/teams.
  • Implement testing protocols and benchmarking for improving endurance conditioning in club to regional level athletes/teams.
  • Design and implement training methods and testing protocols for improved flexibility and mobility in club to regional level athletes/teams.
  • Prepare warm up/ warm down sessions for a wide range of beginner level athletes/sports.
  • Demonstrate practical application of stretching and mobility exercises.
  • Develop strategies for improved recovery from training and competition in club to regional level athletes/teams.
  • Define appropriate nutritional guidelines to enhance sports performance for club to regional level athletes/teams.

Apply for this learning

Register via the ASCA website or by contacting the ASCA National Office 07 55026911

07 55 026911


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