Level 2 Tennis Coaching Assistant
- The University of Warwick Tennis Centre
Gibbet Hill Road
Upon successful completion you will be able to lead the delivery of group coaching under the guidance of a minimum of an Accredited or Accredited+ Level 3 coach.
The course is 5 days in duration, consisting of 4 days of delivery and 1 day of assessment. The course is split over a minimum period of 4 weeks and will cover areas such as lesson structure, teaching progressions, ball characteristics, physical skills, mental skills and running activities for large groups. Additionally, the course requires candidates to complete a portfolio and gain a minimum of eight hours experience assisting an LTA Accredited+ coach between the second and third day of the course.
Coaches who hold a Level 2 Coach Assistant Qualification are not trained to deliver an individual session with a player but will be able to lead a group coaching session under the guidance of a minimum of an Accredited Level 3 coach. They can also run a tennis activity session that has been set up by the Head Coach (Level 3 or above). A tennis activity session refers to organised play or competition facilitated by a coach through organising equipment, allocating space, and suggesting some ideas for activities. The key distinction between a coaching session and activity session is that no formal coaching instructions (for example technical instruction) are given.
- Hold the Level 1 Coach Assistant Qualification OR the LTA Tennis Assistants OR hold a 1st4sport Level 2 certificate in coaching another sport with UKCC endorsement.
- Be LTA Accredited or hold a DBS check through the LTA less than 12 months old
- Hold a valid certificate of competence in either First Aid at Work (FAW) or Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW), or will have successfully completed the OFQUAL Level 2 in First Aid
Candidates must attend all the sessions of the course at the same venue and pass all elements of assessment to be successful.
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