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October 2017

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Coaching Assistant

Date: Sat, 21 Oct 2017 - Sun, 22 Oct 2017 (09:00 - 17:00)

Location: Alexander Stadium, Walsall Road Perry Barr, Birmingham, B42 2LR

This qualification is for those who wish to move towards being a coach and begin to gather experience in the detail of making coaching decisions. Once qualified you will be able to coach under supervision from a Licensed Coach

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BOX Instructor (England Boxing)

Date: Sat, 21 Oct 2017 (10:00 - 17:00)

Location: St Joseph's College, Upper Redlands Rd, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5JT

BOX is a new fitness experience devised by England Boxing coaches who have worked with the best boxers in the country.

Participants gain all-over body conditioning while learning the techniques used by Olympic boxers to succeed in the ring.

Classes incorporate many different elements of boxing training, such as partner pad-work, skipping, punch bags and shadow boxing, ensuring participants get a great overall cardiovascular workout; developing core strength, co-ordination and fitness.

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1st4Sport Level 2 Award in Multi-Skills Development in Sport *NEW* POSTPONED!

Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2017 (00:00) + More Dates

Location: Urban Fitness, Bournville College, 1 Longbridge Lane, Birmingham, West Midlands, B31 2AJ

Who is this course for?

This course is to upskill existing Level 2 sport-specific coaches in multi-skills development in sport. This would complement an established coach looking to develop young learners in their sport-specific context, or looking to deliver multi-skills development in sport to all ages. Learners working to complete (or have already completed) a Physical Education and School Sport qualification may find this qualification useful too.

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1st4sport Level 2 Award in Multi-Skills Development in Sport

Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2017 - Sun, 10 Dec 2017

Location: Thames Valley Athletics Centre, Pocock Lane, Eton, Berkshire, SL4 6HN

This qualification is designed to provide benefit to you through the skills and knowledge required to enable you to understand participants and their needs, develop your knowledge of multi-skills development in sport and prepares you to demonstrate practical coaching skills in the context of the fundamentals of movement, fundamental movement skills and fundamental sports skills.

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ECB L2 Certificate in Coaching Children’s Cricket

Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2017 (09:00 - 17:00)

Location: Edgbaston Cricket Centre, The County Ground, Birmingham, B5 7QU

This course is designed to help to develop your confidence and equip you with the knowledge, understanding and applied skills to lead coaching sessions for children and create safe, fun, player-centred coaching environments.

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England Rugby Coaching Award (Level 2)

Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2017 (09:00 - 17:00)

Location: University of Birmingham, Munrow Sports Centre, Birmingham, B15 2TT

This course is an entry point for coaches working with players of U9 and above, it is tailored to the needs of the players you are coaching. It provides coaches with the knowledge, skills and attributes to effectively coach young players and adults and is an Accredited UKCC Level 2 qualification.

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NUCO First Aid in Sport - Newbury

Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2017 (18:30 - 21:30)

Location: Park House School, Andover Road, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 6NQ

This workshop will provide you with knowledge of how to assess an incident, and what to do next. There are practical demonstrations of resuscitation and other techniques to deal with injuries such as sprains and strains.

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Connecting differently through sport

Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2017 (09:30 - 16:30)

Location: TouchBase Pears Centre, Bristol Road, Selly Oak, Warwickshire, B29 6NA

A one day workshop for sports coaches who would like to improve their knowledge and understanding of working with people with sensory impairments and complex needs.

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StreetGames - Leading Athletics

Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2017 (10:00 - 13:00)

Location: St Bernard’s Catholic Grammar School, 1 Langley Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL3 7AF

The workshop introduces the basic components of athletics - running, throwing and jumping - and how to organise and deliver informal athletics activity in a community setting. These being the key skills in sport, this is a good introduction course for those who need new ideas to build on their coaching knowledge or idea in generally about teaching these skills to an audience.

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Athletics Coach

Date: Sat, 28 Oct 2017 - Sun, 29 Oct 2017 (09:00 - 17:00)

Location: Alexander Stadium, Walsall Road Perry Barr, Birmingham, B42 2LR

This qualification is the cornerstone of the On-Track qualifications pathway. The course plus assessment period is a total of four days including a formal practical and written assessment. Candidates will be able to plan a progressive training programme for athletes coaching a range of activities to prepare the developing athlete to run, jump and throw. When qualified you will be insured to coach without supervision.

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Cancer Rehabilitation Level 4 (30th October - 3rd November 2017)

Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2017 - Fri, 03 Nov 2017 (09:00 - 17:00)

Location: Hadleigh Pool & Leisure, Stonehouse Road, Hadleigh, Suffolk, IP7 5BH

Suffolk Sport is delighted to be working with The Wright Foundation to offer a Level 4 Cancer Rehabilitation qualification.
Aims of the Cancer Rehab. course:
This practical course will empower exercise professionals to guide individuals with cancer to a healthy and enjoyable lifestyle which will maximise their chance of living better and longer. The course material is based only on reliable, established and published research from around the world, written with the help of patients from a wide range of cultural backgrounds by an experienced cancer team which specialises in lifestyle and exercise research by the course author Professor Robert Thomas.

November 2017

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Volunteer Welcome Evening

Date: Thu, 02 Nov 2017 (18:30 - 20:30)

Location: Handsworth Wellbeing Centre, Holly Road, Birmingham, B20 2BY

Price: FREE

Are you interested in volunteering? Would you like to find out about becoming a volunteer in Birmingham?

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UK Ultimate Level 1X - Birmingham

Date: Sat, 11 Nov 2017 (09:00 - 10:00)

Location: Sport Structures, Suite 8, The Cloisters, 12 George Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 1NP

The Level 1 is a course for non players who would like to begin coaching Ultimate Frisbee as part of their sport provision. This could include:

- Teachers in schools or colleges
- Sport students at Universities
- PE teacher training
- Other sports groups
- Individuals looking to set up a club

This is a full day course with both practical and theoretical elements which will introduce the sport and qualify you as a UKU Level 1 coach.

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Leadership in Running Fitness

Date: Sat, 11 Nov 2017 (09:00 - 17:00)

Location: Alexander Stadium, Walsall Road Perry Barr, Birmingham, B42 2LR

A one day Leadership Training course which qualifies and insures leaders to deliver safe and fun running sessions, suitable for Running Club Leaders and other Group Leaders.

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UKCC L1 Coach Trampoline Gymnastics

Date: Sun, 12 Nov 2017 (09:00 - 17:00)

Location: Fundamental Movement Academy, Unit 38 Monkspath Business Park, Highlands Road, Solihull, B90 4NZ

This course will qualify you to be an assistant coach for trampoline gymnastics. Trampoline gymnastics is an amazing discipline to coach. Participants perform spectacular routines made up of impressive somersaults, twists and jumps. Your role is to support and develop these skills for participants to enjoy. You get to work with mixed age groups, and both male and female participants.

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Level 3 Tennis Coach

Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2017 (08:30 - 18:30)

Location: The University of Warwick Tennis Centre, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV4 7AL

The LTA Level 3 Coach Qualification is a 13 day assessed course aimed at people looking to progress from the Level 2 and work full-time within the tennis coaching profession. The qualification is an assessed course and is awarded by 1st4sport.

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First Aid for Cricket Coaches

Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2017 (18:00 - 21:00)

Location: Edgbaston Indoor Cricket Centre, Edgbaston Road, Birmingham, B5 7QU

First aid for cricket coaches is a 3 hour course which covers the essentials to first aid within cricket.

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Safeguarding & Protecting Children (UK Coaching)

Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 (18:30 - 21:30)

Location: Sport Structures, Suite 8 The Cloisters, 12 George Rd, Birmingham, B15 1NP

This workshop will raise your awareness of the telltale signs of abuse, and give you the tools and confidence you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise in your coaching career.

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Level 1 Tennis Coaching Assistant

Date: Sat, 25 Nov 2017 (10:30 - 18:30)

Location: University of Warwick Tennis Centre, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry, CV4 7AL

The LTA Level 1 Coach Assistant Qualification is the first step on the LTA Coaching Pathway. It is aimed at people looking to work as a coaching assistant at a club or other tennis venue, such as a park or a school. The qualification is an assessed course and is awarded by 1st4sport.

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Coaching Games for Understanding Workshop

Date: Sun, 26 Nov 2017 (09:00 - 13:00)

Location: Urban Fitness, Bournville College, 1 Longbridge Lane, Birmingham, B31 2AJ

This workshop will start to explore how coaches can develop purposeful games using the Coaching Games for Understanding approach. Coaching Games for Understanding (CGfU) is based on the Teaching Games for Understanding model (TGfU). It uses games which have been constrained or modified to enable players to develop game skills to solve tactical problems and thereby execute game strategies.

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