Coaching Course Announcement

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Calling all coaches, aspiring coaches and players keen to develop their game!

Coaching Course Final

The SKA are pleased to announce our Coaching Course with the Scotland National Team Coach, Johan Oosterling, on the 18th of September 2016.

The course will be the first Scottish Korfball Association event to be held at the new home of Scottish Korfball – Oriam.

The course is open to anyone and will be a great way to develop your korfball coaching skills and receive some great insights into coaching from one of the best coaches in the UK.

The course is priced at:
Adult – £20
Student – £15

Payable before the event to the SKA account or on the day.

For further information and to confirm your place please contact

Please meet at Oriam reception at 12:30 on the day of the coaching course. The address of the centre is ORIAM, Health and Fitness, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS.

A breakdown of what the course will cover is detailed below:

  • Coaching Philosophy – What, why and how of coaching.

This will cover what coaches should be doing, how they coach players and team, and how to improve the performance of players and teams.

  • Shooting – Drills for shooting.

This will cover various drills for improving shooting, the thinking behind these drills and how to assess and adjust shooting in training and matches.

  • Training Content – Further drills in training.

Covering a variety of drills to improve all aspects of the game, again focusing on what these should achieve and how to assess and adjust.

  • Analysis – Training, Performance and Match analysis.

This section will cover how to analyse all aspects from training drills to matches, not only for personal performance but also for analysis of opposition teams and players.

  • Playing Styles – Attack and Defence

Aimed at giving a brief talk about modern korfball styles and various tactics in both attack and defence. This will also cover common problems encountered during games and how to find solutions to those.

  • Classroom Session

The final part of the course will be held in a classroom environment aimed at finishing the course with any outstanding questions from participants.

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