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An introductory coaching course will be available for those interested in getting into coaching. The Skills Instructor Course (SI) provides participants with an introduction to the basics of teaching cycling, including the planning, implementation, analysis and revision of beginner and intermediate cycling coaching sessions. This is achieved through an understanding and application of the underpinning knowledge of the NCAS Accreditation Program specific to cycling.

The course is one day in duration and is delivered by the constituent federations (State and Territory Sporting Organisations) of Cycling Australia. For those who have just completed the road aspect of the course, you will only need to register for the track day. For those who have not completed the road part, then you must do both days.

To sign up and for more information, contact high.performance@westcycle.org.au

Introductory Skills Instructor (Track)

Date: Sunday, 22 July 2018.
Location: Midvale SpeedDome
Time: 9am-3pm
Cost: TBC
Bring your own food and drinks.
Presenter: Andrew Jackson – State Coach

Introductory Skills instructor (Road)

Date: Sunday, 9 September 2018

Location: Hollywood Primary School
Address: 117 Monash Ave, Perth WA 6009
Time: 9am-5pm
Cost: Cost is $140 plus GST
Snacks and water provided.
Presenter- Andrew Jackson – State Coach
Course requirements: Please bring a suitable road/hybrid/commuter type bike, helmet, glasses, water bottle, basic tools, spare tubes and puncture repair items (tyre levers, pump, tube), gloves, sunscreen and a hat for outside events


Candidates are required to:

  • Be at least 16 years of age.
  • Be a financial member of Cycling Australia (CA).
  • Hold a current Apply First Aid Certificate or equivalent or complete to gain course completion
  • At the successful completion of the training course, the coach will be able to:
    • Establish and maintain safe traffic-free and low traffic coaching environments for riders and others by applying appropriate risk management.
    • Identify and utilise the appropriate components of cycling clothing and equipment that are required for safe and effective participation in traffic-free and low traffic coaching sessions Identify the correct skills used for traffic-free and low traffic environments and analyse and develop a rider’s performance.
    • Plan, deliver and evaluate safe and effective coaching sessions that meet the demands of safe traffic-free and low traffic cycling.
    • Be an advocate for safe cycling training, and;
    • Identify appropriate opportunities for cycling participation in the community The Coaching Course.
  • The SI course is an interactive and practical course that introduces you to the basics of coaching and cycling techniques and equipment.
  • You are asked to bring a helmet and a bike (which is in good working order) and to dress in suitable and comfortable clothing for both coaching and cycling.
  • The course is one day of face-to-face training that includes discussion, presentations and workshop activities, as well as a number of practical coaching modules.
  • Following your course enrolment, you will receive links to two online resources (Activity Book and Manual) which you will be asked to review prior to the course. You will also receive a hard copy of the ASC Beginning Coaching Manual on course.