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Introduction to Coaching Basketball Award

About this course

The Basketball England Level 1 Award in Coaching Basketball has been replaced by the Introduction to Coaching Basketball Award. This course has been developed to provide learners with the confidence to deliver safe, fun and inclusive basketball sessions under the supervision of an independent coach.

The Introduction to Coaching Basketball course is ideal for students, parent helpers, coaches in other sports, teaching assistants and physical activity leaders. It has an accessible learning format consisting of e-learning, virtual classrooms and face to face learning and is underpinned by the principles of the Player Development Framework.

Course pre-requisites:

You must be aged 16 or above to participate in this course

Course duration:

16 hours.

Coach education courses at solent

Solent University offers an extensive programme of coach education courses, as well as a wide range of National Governing Body (NGB) qualifications. Courses are open to Solent University staff, students, and the general public.

Basketball being thrown through the hoop

What you'll study

Course content
  • Establishing working relationships with the participants and others
  • Establishing a safer working environment
  • Preparing for activities, taking into account participants' needs and motives
  • Delivering prepared activities
  • Concluding and reviewing activities.


Fees and finance

  • Standard price: £120
  • Student price: £100

Ready to book

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  • Introduction to Coaching Basketball Award
    Solent Sports Complex
    Mon 13 Feb 2023
    09:00 - 05:00

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