Training Tips

Developing some fundamental skills in children:


Coaching ideas for all events.


Shot 2kg Lifting shot safely: Lift only when teacher has given permission Use 2 hands if necessary Holding shot: Hold carefully Hold in fingers as much as possible Avoid handing shot to other people as it may fall and hurt The throw: Walk in through back Stand side on Hold shot tight to neck and chin Avoid throwing – put the shot in an upward way Walk out back of circle


Coaching tips website


Coaching tips for sprinting.


Relay coaching tips.


Please note that children will be placed at the start of the zone on the day of competition.

The PSSI lesson plans online also have some excellent coaching tips.

Keep checking your local education centre for workshops.

The IPPEA also has some tips for teachers.