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Gain experience in a supervisory role within Circus Arts.

The Coach-In-Training (CIT) Course is suited for teens and young adults and is an entry level into gaining experience in a supervisory role within Circus Arts. The aim of this course is to educate new coaches on safety, group management, age appropriate activities, leading warm-up and cool-downs and learn to how to teach and supervise games and fundamental skills. 

There are 8 outcomes that Coaches-In-Training will be evaluated on throughout their training weeks (2hr per week over 5 weeks):

  1. Teaching safety rules
  2. Leading groups in and out of the circus, and from event to event
  3. Leading cool down stretches
  4. Leading warm-up stretches
  5. Explaining/supervising a warm-up game
  6. Teaching an event specific game x2
  7. Teaching a fundamental skill x2
  8. Creating and teaching a routine

As a Coach-In-Training, candidates will always be working with a qualified coach for the duration of the training phase of this course. The goal is to gain confidence and experience leading a group, and to learn and implement safe, positive and fun activities in the Circus.

At the successful completion of this course, candidates will be eligible to partake in event specific coach training courses to work up to becoming a qualified coach. Through this, they will be able to apply for a position with Circus Arts and lead their own group.


17 August 2024


Circus Arts Byron Bay, 17 Centennial Circuit, Arts & Industry Park, Byron Bay


Louise Stack




Only 10 spots available


1-day course (11am-5pm) + 2 hours per week for 5 weeks

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