Level 1 Coaching Course

Level 1 Coaching Course


The Taekwon-Do Advisory Board is delighted to announce that we will be running the first Taekwon-Do Specific Level 1 Coaching Award (postponed from April/May this year). 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 Framework. The course will run on 3rd and 4th September and on the 8th and 9th of October in Shannon Taekwon-Do Centre. This course is of 24 hours duration, split over the 4 days. Exact times for each day and directions to the location will be sent to coaches directly on application. Applications with payment and certificates as detailed below must be received no later than Friday 5th August.

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

Application form

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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)
  • 4 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 have completed 12 months IMAC membership

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

If you have not yet completed either First Aid or Child Protection Awareness we will accept evidence that you will be attending a course prior to the weekend of 7th/8th May with your application. An email confirming this from the course coordinator would suffice. You will not receive your certificate under any circumstances until all the listed requirements are met. 

Posted by Stephen Ryan