Coaches level 3 - Analysis & preparation for coaches


Prerequisite: IRB Level 2 Coaching accreditation or equivalent

Duration: 32 hours

Assessment: Attendance and participation in all modules; achievement of 80% in open book tests; achievement of two satisfactory practical assessments; submission of a coaching diary for a season; presentation of a seasons plan for a team; attendance at an IRB Level 2 Officials course

Course outline: The purpose of this course is to enable coaches to develop more advanced knowledge and skills

Course details:

The course focuses on the following aspects of the game:

  • Principles and functional roles of the identities of the game
  • Changing roles in dynamic play and the creation and use of space
  • Practise and planning
  • Planning a season
  • Team profiling and selection
  • Risk management and ethics
  • Communication
  • Laws
  • Fitness
  • Sport Psychology
  • Nutrition