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Assistant Coach

UKCC Level 1 Award for Assistant Coaches in Badminton

What does it qualify you to do?
 
The UKCC Level 1 is the entry point into the coaching world and qualifies the assistant coach to support the Level 2 coach during a coaching session. This support role might include observation of practice, feeding and group management, to allow the effective delivery of the planned coaching programme.
 
What are the course learning outcomes?
 
By the end of the - UKCC Level 1 Award for Assistant Coaches in Badminton learners will be able to:
 
• Understand the role and responsibilities of the coaching assistant
• Understand the principles of hitting technique and provide an accurate demonstration
• Understand the mechanical principles of movement and provide an accurate demonstration
• Understand basic singles and doubles tactics and be able to communicate to their players
• Understand the principles of warm up and cool down and be able to plan and deliver them appropriately related to a coaching scenario
• Understand and apply the basic underpinning knowledge related to the physical demands of badminton and the mechanics of movement
• Understand and apply the main laws of badminton in support of the competitive situation
• Assist with the delivery of badminton coaching sessions
• Assist with the review of badminton coaching sessions
 
How long does it take to complete?
 
The UKCC Level 1 Award for Assistant Coaches in Badminton is two days taught learning followed by an assessment day usually ran over a 2-3 week period.
 
Is there any pre-course or work required to be completed away from the course?
 
All UKCC Level 1 courses commencing after the 1st January 2016 will involve pre-course e-learning modules that are assessed. These e-learning modules include:

• An introduction into the how to coach skills of badminton
• An introduction to the rules of the game
• The underpinning knowledge related to the physical demands of badminton and the mechanics of movement
 
How much does the course cost?
 
Non Badminton England member - £225
Badminton England member - £215
 
How do you find a course & apply?
 
Please click here for course dates and to book now.
 
Require more information?
 
Please contact the Education & Training team on 01908 268400 or coaching@badmintonengland.co.uk for more information on the UKCC Level 1 Award for Assistant Coaches in Badminton.