IMAC Coach Level 1 Course

IMAC Coach Level 1 Course

The Taekwon-Do Advisory Board is delighted to announce that it will be running the first Taekwon-Do Specific Level 1 Coaching Award. This course will be run by TAB Tutors and on successful completion, coaches will be awarded a Level 1 Coaching Certificate with IMAC and Coaching Ireland accreditation. This is the Assistant Coach award on the TAB Coach Development Programme. The course will run on 2nd and 3rd of April in the Bushido Martial Arts Academy in Clondalkin and on the 7th and 8th of May in Shannon Taekwon-Do Centre. This course is of 24 hours duration, split over the 4 days. Exact times for each day and location will be sent to coaches directly on application. Applications with payment and certificates as detailed below must be received no later than Friday 18th March. Click more to see entry requirements and topics covered.

Key areas covered on this programme include:

  • Session planning
  • Skill development and progression
  • Coaching and learning styles
  • Communication skills
  • Key factors in coaching children aged 9-12
  • Physical development of children aged 6 - 12
  • Taekwon-Do skills to 3rd Kup
  • Basic sparring skills and tactics
  • Teaching games for understanding
  • Assessment:
  • There is a multi-part assessment of coaches on this programme. You will be required to complete:
  • An open book exam based on the course manual (Bring to weekend 2)
  • 6 Logged Coaching Sessions (Completed in your club and peer reviewed)
  • Practical assessment (on course with children aged 9-12, preplanned topics)
  • Full attendance during all presentations is mandatory


  • Candidates must be 18 years or older when commencing the programme
  • Candidates must hold 1st Dan or higher
  • A TAB Introduction to Coaching Certificate or IMAC Level 1 Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Child Protection Awareness Course attendance certificate
  • The cost of the course is €200 payable by cheque or order to Taekwon-Do Advisory Board
  • Bring Dobok, Training Shoes, Tracksuit and writing materials on all days
  • You may be requested to bring 1/2 students to the final day for the exams


Posted by ITA Admin