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About the course

The Level 1 Award for Assistant Coaches in Badminton is a vocational qualification that provides candidates with a basic introduction to the practical and theoretical aspects to enable them to assist coaching Badminton. The knowledge gained will enable candidates to begin to develop an understanding of safe, ethical and effective practices.

The certificate qualifies candidates to assist other more qualified coaches in the coaching of skills and techniques of the pathway sport to adults and children.

Course pre-requisites:

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

Candidates are required to:

  • Have some experience of playing the game and be able to participate in a short rally, or
  • Be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of what is required when playing the game and the technicalities required when participating in a short rally
  • Candidates should provide their own badminton racket.
Duration of course

21 hours.

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Fees and costs

Tuition fees

Standard price: £225
Student price: £180

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How to apply

Course referenceDateTimesVenueBook online
1718L1BADA Monday 12 February 2018 09:00 - 17:00 St Marys Sports Hall 1 Click here to book online
  Tuesday 13 February 2018 09:00 - 17:00 St Marys Sports Hall 1  
  Monday 26 March 2018 09:00 - 17:00 St Marys Sports Hall 1  

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What you'll study

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
 
Course exam/certificate: 

Successful completion of the e-learning modules. The observed delivery of a minimum of one planned activity session drawn from the Practical Syllabus of a recognised sporting pathway (Badminton) and appropriate to the needs of the participants, the session will be a minimum of 15 minutes in length. A recorded evaluation of the delivery of a minimum of one planned activity session drawn from the Practical Syllabus of a recognised sporting pathway (Badminton) and appropriate to the needs of the participants.

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