Tag: Pistol Coach Class

Level 1 Pistol Coach Class

SASP coaches don’t miss out on your opportunity to attend the next upcoming Level 1 Pistol Coaches Class.  This class will take place March 18 (Saturday) and 19 (Sunday) at the Benchrest Rifle Club in Wright City, Missouri.  Class hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.  Club website is:   http://www.shootingstl.com/location.html.

The Level 1 pistol coach’s course covers all required coaching fundamentals for pistol coaches in the Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SASP) in addition to other disciplines of pistol competition. The training is provided by the SASP/NRA/USAS National Coach Development Staff (NCDS).  Contact Rick Leach, rleach@sssfonline.com for copy of the registration form.  Pre-registration is required for this class.

The cost of the course is $200 which includes all printed materials, 3-year coaching credentials with the NRA, and lunch/refreshments each day.

The coach school is two days of sports-specific lessons and practical coaching exercises designed to teach the coach candidate the basics of coaching. The following general subjects are taught:


Introduction to Coaching ProgramCoaching Ethics
Safety and Risk ManagementCoaching Methodology
Competition EventsSports Psychology
Rulebook UseTraining Planning
Equipment and FacilitiesRunning Quality Programs
Fundamentals of ShootingHow to Conduct Match
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