is essential to developing, sustaining and increasing participation in sport.
It improves performance, increases success and supports key social and economic
objectives, such as enjoyment.
is essential to motorsport. TT will invest in the development of a coaching
structure to provide an education and qualifications in coaching.
Why is coaching important?
For club members, teams, parents, guardians,
engineers: Having a greater understanding
of coaching as a process ensures that these individuals are better placed to
advise and guide regarding the development of participants within the sport.
For coaches: Many people in motorsport have a wealth of
experience through their own practice. However, being a participant does not
automatically entitle you to be a coach. Coaching qualifications provide a
legitimate means for people to be Motorsport Coaches.
Introduction to Coaching outline
is the first step of the ladder for the TT coaching pathway - for clubs,
associations, championships and parents etc. who want an understanding of
course is designed to provide an introduction to the coaching process exploring
what good coaching is and why it is important. This is not a course to qualify
people as coaches: the inherent risk and complexity of motorsport make it
inappropriate to qualify somebody as a coach on less than a Level 2 award.
course consists of six guided learning hours with further material available.
The course will explore:
and responsibilities of a coach
of sport skill
of the skill development process
methods and simulated process
sport sciences: hygiene and performance factors
next: Improving / developing your coaching
course is delivered in two lots of two days and costs (email us on
firstname.lastname@example.org). The basic criteria are that – prior to registration
– candidates must:
Driver Practical Syllabus|
Motorsport Code of Conduct for coaches
Role and Working Practice of the Motor Sport Coach|
The science and art of coaching
Driving skills: Components and progression|
Common driving problems and how to correct them
Risk assessment and record keeping
Planning and preparation Micro perspectives|
Physical blocks to performance
Internal review and discussion of
client plans and session evaluations|
Psychosocial blocks and aids to
Sales and marketing|
Dealing with emergencies
Macro planning and development|
Dealing with emergencies
a relevant background
a full valid driving licence
at least 18 years of age
able to communicate effectively in English.