USATF Level 2 School-Youth Specialization Sunday-Thursday, July 31-August 4 Wichita State University, Kansas

USA Track & Field (USATF) Coaching Education, presented by Gill Athletics, will offer the Level 2 Youth Specialization School immediately following the USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships this summer.

Available to: Youth and/or junior and senior high school coaches who have completed a Level 1 School or Developmental Coach Program prior to April 30th.

Dates: Sunday-Thursday, July 31-August 4, 2011

Registration Deadlines: July 1. No spot is guaranteed until payment is received

Location: Wichita State University campus, Kansas

Description: The USATF Coaching Education Level 2-Youth Specialization program is designed to address the needs of coaches who want an advanced course of coaching the youth athlete to their full potential. The Level 2 Youth Specialization program covers advanced sport science curriculum in four broad event areas with special attention given to the unique methodology needed to supervise the developing young athlete. The Youth coach will get training in the areas of growth and development, nutrition, training theory, sport psychology, and event specific sport science for the youth athlete. The residential school consists of 4 ½ days of intense classroom and on the field training.

Benefits: Recognition as a USATF Level 2-Youth Specialization, coach curriculum books covering sport science and individual events, specialized knowledge in the unique aspects of elite youth athletes, alumni status for future Level 2 schools.

Website for complete information and application

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