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2015 Coaching Courses

2015 Coaching Courses

The ETA are pleased to announce the following Coaching Courses for 2015. This is an exciting time for the ETA and its affiliates as we look to build from grass-roots to an international level.

Registration for the coaching courses is now open

There are limited spaces on all courses and places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Please email if you have any questions.




Date:Level:Venue:CostRegister here:
February 21st/22nd IntermediateCambridge£55COURSE FULL
May 23rd/24thIntermediateLondon£55CLICK HERE
June TBCAdvancedLondon£120CLICK HERE
TBCCommunityBristol£20CLICK HERE
November 21st/22t JuneIntermediateNottingham£55CLICK HERE


n.b. All costs include: All course materials, light refreshments

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

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

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/Intermediate coaching qualification required..
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 info on any of the above courses, please contact
Please CLICK HERE to apply for your place.

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