How to become an Sport Shooting Coach. ISSF can help you
ISSF Training Academy was established by the ISSF in 1993 for the purpose
of developing professional, technical and sport science based courses of
education for the benefit of the coaches of member federations.
over 25 courses successfully completed, the Academy has become the centre
of excellence for sport shooting coach education and continues to develop
its coaching programmes to ensure that the very latest in shooting
techniques and sports science is made available.
Academy has developed a range of courses tailored for the modern
professional shooting coach. The courses offer the shooting coach a range
of studies in their specific shooting discipline combined with
multidisciplinary studies in sport science.
year, over 15 countries worldwide participate in one of the Academy’s
courses and the Academy is increasing the range of coach education through
its “D licence” for Regional Coaches course.
Academy has developed an education syllabus with a strong academic basis
incorporating home study, distance learning and classroom based activities
that when combined bring a powerful learning experience for shooting
academy’s coaching courses are organised on a residential basis at an
approved ISSF training centre. A unique feature of the course is that
participants come from all of the ISSF shooting disciplines. This multi-disciplinary feature is carried through to the course material where
a wide range of sport science and shooting science subjects are dealt with
the Academy courses bring together the best current practices in shooting
coaching combined with the best in shooting science practice. The courses
have been developed and are delivered by a professional staff of tutors who
have many years of successful coaching at international and Olympic level along with specialist tutors in sport science. The sport science components
have been developed in conjunction with Manchester Metropolitan University.
courses are designed to offer a collaborative and exciting learning
environment for coaches. Coaches from shotgun, rifle and pistol cooperate
and work together during the course providing an unparalleled learning
coaches, the Academy represents the ultimate career development path with
internationally recognised qualifications and the opportunity to network
and develop relationships across the full spectrum of the shooting sports.
More information on the ISSF Training Academy
can also be found in our TA flyer – Please click here to download the flyer.