Beginning coaching

Coaching children
Coaching children

The Beginning Coaching General Principles program sets a minimum standard for all sports involved in the National Coaching Accreditation Scheme (NCAS). The documents below will assist sports in the development of sport specific NCAS training programs and the delivery of the Beginning Coaching General Principles.

The ASC provides an online version of the Beginning Coaching General Principles course, see the link below to access the ASC learning portal to complete the course. 

The Beginning Coaching manual, aimed at course participants, can be ordered through the AIS Shop (see related links).

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Australia has competed in every Summer Paralympics since the first games in 1960.

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141 thousand people have so far completed the ASC online coaching course.
10 current or former AIS athletes won medals at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
56 current or former AIS athletes won medals at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
35 thousand kilometres were swum by Petria Thomas while at the AIS.
26 thousand people have so far completed the ASC online officiating course.
0.5 million people visit the AIS each year.