Coach Education

Each level has been specifically developed for the different age groups and looks at the key fundamentals to coaching effectively. It places an emphasis on the holistic development of those involved within the team, whilst incorporating an environment that stresses key values such as; inclusion, physical & emotional safety, maximum player involvement and fun & enjoyment.

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CLICK HERE FOR U8-U9

CLICK HERE FOR U10-U12

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Knowledge Quizzes

U6/7s – No knowledge  as there is no referees in these grades. It is compulsory for all coaches to complete the U6/7s Coach Education which has the grade specific quiz embedded within. 

CLICK HERE FOR THE U8 QUIZ 

CLICK HERE FOR  THE U9 QUIZ 

CLICK HERE FOR THE U10 & U11 QUIZ

CLICK HERE FOR THE U12 QUIZ


Workshops

Behavior Management for Junior Coaches (takes approx. 20 minutes) 

A look into key techniques on how to keep young players engaged and run effective coaching sessions.

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Applying Basic Psychology to Common Scenarios Workshop (takes approx. 30-40 minutes)

The third coach psychology workshop developed in conjunction with University of Auckland lecturer Dr Barry Hughes, it aims to engage coaches by having them think about common, and not so common, scenarios they may come across in their field. 

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Quick Tap: Communication Workshop (takes approx. 30-40 minutes)

Developed in conjunction with University of Auckland psychology lecturer Dr Barry Hughes, this workshop is designed to take no longer than 40 minutes to complete and explores ideas around communication and feedback and what impact the different types can have on players. Building effective teams via communication and why communication is so important to player development and success are also covered. 

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Safeguarding & Safe Sport Workshop (takes approx. 40-60 minutes)

Learning how to create a safe environment for both coaches and players is the focus of this workshop. In addition to defining the concept of safeguarding, the workshop takes attendees through the different things to consider when involved in sport in any capacity, but with a particular focus on working in team environments and vulnerable situations. 

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Skills to Assist in Being a Successful Coach Workshop (takes approx. 40-60 minutes)

Defining success as a coach, and learning the skills to achieve it, are the themes of this workshop, which covers goal setting, observation, defining success and poses scenario-based questions for participants to consider. 

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Coaching Methods to Get the Most Out of Athletes Workshop (takes approx. 60-90 minutes)

An athlete-centred approach to coaching is the theme of this workshop. It explores different methods of coaching, and in particular athlete-centred coaching vs. coach-centred coaching, plus specific topics such as questioning, feedback and communication in general.

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Utilising Games to Maximise Player Potential Workshop (takes approx. 60 minutes)

A workshop focussing on utilising games to maximise player potential. It explores how using games can improve the development of players and maximise potential, and looks at the benefits of a traditional approach v a games approach.

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ARL Coach Psychology Workshop (takes approx. 60-90 minutes)

Formed in partnership with Auckland University psychology lecturer Dr. Barry Hughes, this workshop focuses on the psychology of players and coaches, as well as methods to get the best out of team members.

Through the workshop coaches will get an understanding of what basic sports psychology is and how it applies to them in their role.

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Planning Workshop (takes approx. 30-60 minutes)

Methods for planning individual sessions and structuring a typical week during the season.

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