Registration for the 2017 Summer Coach Training is closed!
Penn FLL offers free coach trainings during the summer to any registered FIRST LEGO League coach in the Southeastern Pennsylvania region.
All FLL coach trainings will take place at the University of Pennsylvania. Once you register for a training, a confirmation email will be sent with directions to campus and the exact location. Please note that 72 hours notice is REQUIRED if you need to cancel your registration. If you do not provide notice, we will force your registration for qualifier to be delayed until the end of registration, meaning that you will get last choice for the event. Our coach training always sells out and is very important to people. We want to keep trainings free so please respect your promise to attend.
New Coach Training
Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 | 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
This training will cover the basics of what you need to know to be an FLL coach. You will learn how to take your students through robot design, how to guide your students through the project, and how to best manage your time during the season. Presentations from this training can be accessed here.
Introduction to Robot Design & Programming with EV3
Saturday, July 29th, 2017 | 1 - 5 PM
This training is an introduction to robot design and programming with EV3. Topics covered will include the use of sensors, feedback control, manipulator design, and using positional error control approaches. Here you can find the presentations for the Robot Design and the Programming with EV3 These files can be found here.
Tuesday, August 1st, 2017 | 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
This training is for returning coaches and new coaches to learn more about how to approach the project and how to help your students present their findings to the judges. These files can be found here.
Strategies for FLL Success
Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 | 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
This training is for returning coaches and new coaches who have attended the New Coach Training. This training will cover tips, hints, and tricks to help you approach the FLL challenge and project. The workshop will also cover robot basics with the EV3 kit. These files can be found here.
Advanced Robot Design & Programming with EV3
Saturday, August 5th, 2017 | 10 AM - 5 PM
This training is a more advanced look at robot design and programming with EV3. Topics covered will include use of sensors, feedback control, manipulator design, using positional error control approaches, the use of MyBlocks, and PID line following. These files can be found here.