Skip to the content


Expressions of Interest for coaching courses

Expressions of Interest for coaching courses

Expressions of Interest for Touch coaching courses are now being taken

England Touch are looking to better serve those who want to become more knowledgeable and/or accredited in the coaching arena. As such, we are looking to you, the participants to lead us on what courses would suit you, when and where!

If you want to learn more about the game and/or further your understanding then please get in touch on the link below.

All relevant course info can be found here, so you can decide which level suits you and your needs, best.

Please complete the form HERE to submit your interest


Application form

Expression of interest - Online Form


What/Where/When/How much

All these details will become available once we have received requests from individuals as we will try and suit the needs of as many as possible in 2014.


Course Information

Introductory/Community Coaching Course

Entry Requirements – None

Coaching Topics Include:
  • Role of the Community Coach
  • Communication
  • Group Management
  • Safe Environment and Risk Management
  • Planning, Preparing and Reviewing
  • Basic Playing Rules of the Game
  • Basic Game Skills
  • Practical Coaching

Intermediate / Level One Coaching Course

Entry level course for anyone wanting to start coaching and learn more about the game of Touch. Aimed at current and potential community school, club to regional coaches.

Entry Requirements – None

Coaching Topics Include:
  • Introduction to Coaching
  • Role of the Coach
  • Individual skills
  • Sub Unit Skills
  • Improving Performance
  • Fitness for Touch
  • The Junior Athlete
  • Team Skills
  • Game Sense
  • Planning
  • Sports Safety and Injuries
  • Rules of Touch and the important Practical Observations & Assessments
Course Assessment
  • Course Work
  • Rules examination
  • Course participation
  • Practical Coaching – assessed on course


Advanced / Level Two Coaching Course 

Advanced Coaching for those with good knowledge of the game and coaching experience. Aimed at the elite level of the sport.
Entry Requirements - Level 1 coaching qualification required*.
*Experienced Touch players with teaching or coaching qualification may be eligible for dispensation from the Level 1. However, this is not advised.
Coaching Topics Include:
  • Planning for Touch
  • Risk Management
  • Coaching Better
  • Functional Anatomy
  • Principles of Training
  • Speed, Strength
  • Flexibility and Power Training
  • Growth and Development of Touch Players
  • Nutrition, Building a Better Team
  • Sports Medicine
  • Managing People
  • Advanced Individual & Sub Unit Skills
  • Analysis of Individuals
  • Tactics and Set Plays
  • Team Analysis
  • Talent Identification, and Coaching for Varying Events
Course Assessment
  • L2 Home Study Workbook
  • Participation in Course
  • Presentation on Course
  • Practical Coaching (needs to be separately arranged, as per 1 & 2 below)
  1. Assessment during Coaching Session
  2. Assessment during Competition Match


Presenters Courses

This course prepares and assesses Level 2 Coaches to allow them to present and deliver coaching courses. Level 2 participants from previous years will be eligible.

Entry Requirements

Level 1 / Intermediate Coaching Qualification (allows you to present Introductory Course)

Level 2 / Advanced Coaching qualification  (allows you to present Intermediate Course)


For further information on any of the above courses, please contact

We are England Touch

We are the players. We are the supporters, willing us on. We are the medals, waiting to be won. We are the touchdowns, waiting to be scored. We are the men and women of all ages. We are the talent of today. We are the potential for tomorrow. We are one team. We are England Touch