Head Coach

UKCC Level 3 Certificate for Head Coaches in Badminton

What does it qualify me to do?
 
The UKCC Level 3 qualifies the coach to take up a Head Coach role and lead the development of high-level badminton players through effective badminton coaching and the application of sports science principles.
 
What are the course learning outcomes?
 
By the end of the UKCC Level 3 Certificate for Head Coaches in Badminton learners will be able to:
 
• Apply advanced coaching principles to all aspects of coaching
• Analyse the needs of the individual player and provide a technically sound coaching solution based on player analysis
• Analyse the needs of the doubles pair and provide a technically sound coaching solution based on player analysis
• Apply coaching theory in the delivery of an effective group session for performance players
• Understand how to support participants physical conditioning within sport specific annual programmes
• Understand how to provide participants with nutritional advice within sport specific annual coaching programmes
• Understand how to develop participants mental skills within sport-specific annual coaching programmes
• Understand how to provide participants with lifestyle support within sport-specific annual coaching programmes
 
How long does it take to complete?
 
The UKCC Level 3 Certificate for Head Coaches in Badminton is eight days taught learning followed by an informative and summative assessment day usually ran over a year.
 
Is there any pre-course or work required to be completed away from the course?
 
Our UKCC Level 3 course involves a significant amount of work away from the course to be completed. The course involves several pre-course e-learning modules that are assessed. These e-learning modules include:
 
• Understand how to support participants physical conditioning within sport specific annual programmes
• Understand how to provide participants with nutritional advice within sport specific annual coaching programmes
• Understand how to develop participants mental skills within sport-specific annual coaching programmes
• Understand how to provide participants with lifestyle support within sport-specific annual coaching programmes
Away from the course, learners are expected to develop and deliver two annual coach programmes, as well as completion of the UKCC Level 3 portfolio.
 
How do I apply?
 
In order to apply to undertake our highest coaching qualification you need to be coaching in a performance environment. For more information and an application form please email coaching@badmintonengland.co.uk
 
Require more information?
 
Please contact the Education & Training team on 01908 268400 or coaching@badmintonengland.co.uk for more information on the UKCC Level 3 Certificate for Head Coaches in Badminton.