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Cycling Foundation Coaching Course

Saturday 29th November

9.30am to 5pm

Mayo Education Centre ( At rear of GMIT), Castlebar

About the Course

The Foundation Level Coaching Award is the first level of the Cycling Ireland Coaching Pathway. This course

is aimed at people new to coaching and those wishing to start on the cycling coaching ladder. The course

covers all the basics of cycling coaching and provides you with a good introduction to the principles of

coaching and training.

Course Programme

This is a one day course covering a wide variety of subjects aimed at assisting you to begin coaching.

The course is made up of both theory and practical elements aimed at heightening your learning

experience. You will deliver practical elements of the course to other participants to further develop your

knowledge on what and how to coach through various different activities.

Course Content

  • Cycling Events and Disciplines
  • Role of the Coach
  • Coaching Principles
  • Planning for Coaching
  • Practical Coaching
  • Cycling Safety
  • Coaching Cyclists with Disabilities
  • Code of Ethics


Participants on the Foundation Course are required to be 16 years of age.

Course Cost

€20 per person (Please make cheques payable to Mayo County Council)

Please return completed application form and fee to:

Mayo Sports Partnership

Mayo County Council


Tel: 094-9047025

Closing date for return of completed applications is:

Wednesday 26th November 2014

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