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South West County Conference 5 Mar 2017

Sunday 5 March 2017 - The Walnut Tree, North Petherton, Somerset TA6 6QA

The County Conference is primarily aimed at Level 1 / 2 Coaches and Level 1 Team Managers and offers an excellent opportunity to access technical and non- technical information specifically relating to age group swimming. Coaches and Team Managers will be able to develop a greater awareness of the critical role that they need to play in the development of aspiring young swimmers. Delegates will be able to check and challenge their knowledge with key speakers and peers throughout the day.

Free places have been booked for all Head Coaches and Skills Coaches and the Lead and Assistant Team Managers for each County Pathway Programme.

The conference is also open to all other coaches in the Region at a cost of £10.00 per head for Swim 21 accredited clubs or £20 for non swim 21 clubs.
 
Time Coaching Conference Team Manager Conference
09:00 – 09:45 Registration for County Skills Coaches / County Assistant Team Managers and briefing meeting with the County Head Coach / County Lead Team Manager from 09:15 – 09:45
09:30 – 09:45 Registration
09:45 – 10:00 Welcome
10:00 – 12:00 Effective Communication

What does this look and sound like?

Speaker TBC
12:00 – 12:15 Break
12:15 – 13:30 Principles of Planning

A step by step guide to developing the season plan for young age group swimmers. Addressing why planning is important, and identifying the key scientific principles and appropriate training zones

ASA England Programmes Officer
Supported by County Head Coaches
Supporting the Programme Culture

The aim of this session will be to highlight and discuss the role of the team manager in reinforcing key cultural messages as part of effective leadership behaviours

Speaker TBC
Supported by County Lead Team Managers
13:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 Developing a Race Model

This session will look to explain the key components of the race model and the key considerations for effective communication and feedback within pre and post ‐ race conversations

ASA England Programmes Officer
Supported by County Head Coaches
Managing Difficult Conversations

Practical advice for managing difficult conversations to resolve conflict

Speaker TBC
Supported by County Lead Team Managers
15:00 – 15:15 Break
15:15 – 16:15 RMAP

Raise, Mobilise, Activate, Prime: a protocol for ‘warming up’ effectively on dry land Recovery Key considerations for the post – race recovery process

ASA England Programmes Officer
Supported by County Head Coaches
Sharing Experiences

Experienced Team Managers share their experiences: challenges faced, key learning and reflections for future practice in the role

County Lead Team Managers
Supported by ASA Regional Club Development Officers
16:15 – 16:30 Conference Close Conference Close
16:30 – 17:00 Debrief for County Skills Coaches / County Assistant Team Managers and briefing meeting with the County Head Coach / County Lead Team Manager
 
To book a place please email stacey.vickery@swimming.org with your name, club, and tel no. by Monday 27 February 2017 and pay by
  • BACS to account no. 04630314 sort code 30-90-54 or
  • cheque payable to ASA SW Region sent to ASA SW Regional Office, Castle Business Centre, Castle Road, Chelston, Business Centre, Wellington TA21 9JQ to arrive by Wed 1 March 2017.
Download programme for the day and advert for Club Notice Boards and to share within your Club networks..

Closing date for bookings is 27 February 2017.
 


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Published
17.02.2017