The 2014 Level 1 Seminar- Introducing Sport Taekwondo, is part of the standard curriculum of the USA Taekwondo Coach Identification and Development Program (CIDP).
The seminar consists of approximately seven hours of educational material incorporating theory and competency-based instruction. Coaches will be introduced to standardized concepts that include organizing training sessions, technique development and scouting. The seminar is scheduled for March 14, 2014, at 3 p.m. in Grapevine, Texas.
CIDP Requirements for coaching at all 2014 USAT State Championships:
For USAT members who wish to acquire a coach credential for the 2014 USAT State Championships, they must have already taken and passed the Associate Coach Quiz.
CIDP Requirements for coaching at the 2014 USAT National Championships:
For USAT members who wish to acquire a coach credential for the 2014 USAT National Championships, they must have already taken or be registered to take the 2014 Coaches' Edge Seminar.
In order for members to coach athletes competing in the Cadet (12-14), Junior (15-17) or Senior (17+) year old World Class Black Belt divisions at the USAT National Championships, they will be required to have Level 1 certification. In order to coach all other divisions, USAT members are only required to have Associate Coach certification.
USAT members must be certified as an Associate Coach in order to take the Level 1 Seminar.
For complete details regarding the policies and procedures of the CIDP, please visit the Coaching page of the USAT website at http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Taekwondo/Coaching/Level-1-Seminar.