North Tipperary Sports Partnership holding a Free Active Leadership training course Saturday 19th October

North Tipperary Sports Partnership is holding a FREE Active Leadership training course this Saturday 19thOctober in Presentation Sports Complex, Thurles, from 9.30am to 5pm.


The Active Leadership Course is an Irish Sports Council programme designed specifically for any community volunteer who is actively involved, or plans to be involved in local youth clubs, community groups, workplace clubs, sports clubs or community centres.


Participants will develop the skills to plan, organise and lead safe, enjoyable activity sessions within their own group setting. Those who successfully complete the course will:

  • ·         Have an understanding of their role as a Leader,
  • ·         Have acquired the awareness, knowledge and skills needed to run enjoyable and safe physical activities.

The course will incorporate all the different aspects of the role of leaders including Communication, Observation and Group Management through both practical and theory sessions.


The theory session will include the core topics of Effective Leadership, Core Leadership Skills, Safety & Injury Prevention, Planning and Administration.

The practical element will include activities such as Ice Breakers, Warm-up activities, Energisers, Games and Cool Down activities.


The Active Leadership Award is highly recommended for anyone, young or old, who is already involved, or is considering getting involved in coaching/volunteer/community work.


Trainee leaders must be over 18. The course will take place over 1 day.

Upon assessment and completion, each candidate will be awarded an Active Leadership Award Certificate certified by the Irish Sports Council and presented with their own Leader Manual and Activities Manual.


Places are limited on the training course so please contact Elaine Cullinan or Sharon McLoughney, North Tipperary Sports Partnership to register for the course 067-43604 or email

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