RRCA Coaching Certification Course - Lowell, MA - November 21-22, 2020

Sat November 21 - Sun November 22, 2020 Dracut, MA US 01826 Directions

RRCA Coaching Certification - Lowell, MA - November 21-22, 2020

$325 8:00AM EST - 5:00PM EST
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91 Mill Street
Dracut, MA US 01826

Date: November 21-22, 2020

Course Location:
Owen & Ollies Restaurant
91 Mill Street
Dracut, MA 01826

Saturday, November 21, 2020 8:00AM – 5:00PM 
Snacks, beverages and lunch provided

Sunday, November 22, 2020 8:00AM – 5:00PM 
Snacks, beverages and lunch provided

Class will be a mixture of lecture, seminar-style conversation, individual work, and small group exercises, including presentations and role play.  Before the class, you will be asked to view a Webinar as preparation. Day One will include topics such as principles of coaching, principles of building a periodized program, understanding exercise physiology for coaching, running form, and elements of a periodized training program. After Day One, you will be asked to sketch out training plans based on the Case Studies introduced in Day One. This informal and ungraded "homework" assignment asks you to apply materials from Day One to prepare for Day Two's group work. Day Two includes the business of coaching, sports psychology, nutrition for coaching, recognizing injuries and prevention, environmental factors that affect running performance, and building training programs as a group activity. While every cohort receives the same curriculum, every classroom experience has a different dynamic, so the specific schedule may be modified to suit the specific needs of the weekend program.

Participants are encouraged to bring a water bottle for refilling throughout the day as needed. If you have special dietary needs or food allergies, please bring your own food to meet your needs as we are not in a position to accommodate all dietary restrictions. Participants should also bring a pen or pencil for note taking during the course. There will be no running in the course, but feel free to bring running clothes for a social run after the course.

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Hotel Information

UMass Lowell Inn / Conference Center
50 Warren Street
Lowell, MA 01852

(978) 934-6920

Holiday Inn Tewksbury-Andover
4 Highwood Drive
Tewksbury, MA 01876

(978) 640-9000

Fairfield Inn by Marriott (Tewksbury/Andover)
1695 Andover Street
Tewksbury, MA 01876

(978) 640-0700

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