Upcoming CSA Coaching Courses:
Junior League Coaching Course
Sunday 10 November, 10am -Noon
Mainland Foundation Ballpark, 220 Pages Road
Special Guest Presenter!
Former Hutt Valley and New Zealand Black Sox representative
Former White Sox Battery Coach
Has run clinics in Japan
A 2 hour interactive course suitable for all Little League and Junior League Coaches covering the basic fundamentals of pitching and catching.
Coaches can bring their Pitcher and/or Catcher with them, to work with during the clinic
Get hand-out notes and explanations about the various skills. Also, “have a go” and try the various skills developing athletes need to master.
Course Registrations Close: 5pm, 9 November
No charge to attend
Upcoming Generic Coach Courses:
Sport Canterbury are running Coach Development Modules starting in September 2013. Details as follows:
1 Principles of Coaching
Tuesday 15th October 6.30pm
- role of thecoach,communication
- planning and coaching a skill
2 Understanding Your Athletes
Wednesday 6th November 6:30pm
3 Game Analysis Tuesday 26th November 6.30pm
Coaching for your age group needs
- using your IPad or phone
- skill coaching and review.
Enquiries to Ian Saunders, CSA Coaching Director
389 9167 or 021 127 2373
The CSA Coaching Scheme offers coach education and formal accreditation at each level of competition, to meet the needs of our softball community:
(includes a separate Battery [Pitcher/Catcher] Coaching Unit)
Upon completion of each Course, participants are formally accredited by the CSA and receive a coaching certificate.
Tee Ball Coaching Course
Little League Coaching Course
Junior League (Theory) Coaching Course
Junior League (Practical) Coaching Course
Notices advertising when all the Courses are to be held are posted on the CSA Website, distributed at competition game venues, circulated through club secretaries and e-mailed to CSA Coach Contact Distribution Listings.
Softball New Zealand also offers a range of coach education opportunities, and its own coach accreditation scheme. Further information can be obtained on their Website Click Here