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A.) Bristol - UKCC Level 1 Coaching Course

  • Contact: Laura Woodruff
  • Tel: 01509 227730
  • Email: l.woodruff@volleyballengland.org
  • Address: Wellsway School
    Chandag Road Keynsham
    Bristol
    BS31 1PH
    United Kingdom
  • Attendance: 1  (course min:12  course max:16)
  • Price: £190.00
  • Dates:
    • 20th May 2017 10:00 - 18:00
    • 21st May 2017 09:00 - 18:00
    • 11th June 2017 09:00 - 17:00
  • Key info: Sign Up Deadline: 3pm Friday 12th May
  • Course Information

    The UKCC Level 1 Award in Coaching Volleyball (QCF) is suitable for those who are new to coaching, but who have some knowledge of the game and would like to learn how to apply that in a coaching environment. The qualification allows coaches to act as assistant coaches - a role which gives them the opportunity to focus on their own development and gain experience whilst working with a coach who is already qualified at Level 2 or higher. 


    Course Duration

    The standard UKCC Level 1 is a three day course consisting of 3 modules and a final assessment. 


    Course Fee


    £190.00


    What resource will I receive?


    All candidates will receive a resource file to support the qualification. This will include an induction pack and a coach handbook to support the core learning outcomes along with a candidate pack which contains all of the assessment tasks.


    What will I learn?


    At the conclusion of the course, this award will enable a coach to:

     

    • Have knowledge and understanding of the core coaching skills
    • Be able to plan and deliver sessions including warm up, cool down; fundamentals, postural control and ball handling
    • Have knowledge and understanding of game flow situations including attacking, defending and transition
    • Have knowledge of service and service reception
    • Monitor and evaluate coaching sessions
    • Demonstrate competence against UKCC/National standards for coaches

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B.) Wolverhampton - Grade 4 One Day Referee Course

  • Contact: Laura Woodruff
  • Tel: 01509 227730
  • Email: l.woodruff@volleyballengland.org
  • Address: University of Wolverhampton
    Walsall Campus (entrance via Magdalene Road) Gorway Road
    Walsall
    WS1 3TA
    United Kingdom
  • Attendance: 0  (course min:14  course max:18)
  • Price: £50.00
  • Dates:
    • 21st May 2017 09:00 - 17:00
  • Key info: Sign Up Deadline: 3pm Friday 12th May 2017
  • Course Information

    The Referee Grade 4 Course is now a new, one-day course that will teach you all you need to know to get started in your refereeing career.

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C.) Staffordshire - Go Spike Activator Award

  • Contact: Laura Woodruff
  • Tel: 01509 227730
  • Email: l.woodruff@volleyballengland.org
  • Address: Kidsgrove Sports Centre
    Fourth Avenue
    Kidsgrove
    Staffordshire
    ST7 1DR
    United Kingdom
  • Attendance: 1  (course min:14  course max:20)
  • Price: £70.00
  • Dates:
    • 25th May 2017 09:30 - 14:00
  • Key info: Sign Up Deadline: 3pm Thursday 18th May 2017
  • Course Information

    Go Spike Activator Award

    This is a new role created by Volleyball England aimed at increasing the number of 16+ playing recreational volleyball on a weekly/regular basis.  The Activator can run sessions anywhere at any time; university, college, leisure centre, beach courts, parks, at work, youth centres and community groups.  Where there is suitable space indoors or out volleyball can be played. An Activator engages people to play though challenges and adaptive games.

    Who is the Activator Award for? 
    The Activator Award is suitable for:

    Upskilling a volunteer, current player or coach to become an Activator and faciliate Go Spike sessions. The Activator role can enhance what a club already offers to recruit new recreational members through providing a lower cost Award course to upskill workforce and offer a structure for recreational sessions that hasn’t before been available through Volleyball England.
    The Activator may have a coaching background but the role is to facilitate activity not ‘coach’
    The Activator role offers a taster into what leading a volleyball session may involve. Activators may choose to step on to the coaching pathway to understake a UKCC Level 1 course


    What does the Award course cover?

    The Go Spike Activator Award course will cover the following themes:

    1. What makes a good Activator?
    2. Activator Session Planning
    3. STEPs Principle (Space, Task, Equipment, People)
    4. Practical: Challenges and Adapted Games
    5. Where next and participant retention
    6. Understanding Marketing and Administration
    7. Buy the end of the Award Activators will be able to:
    8. Facilitate and lead volleyball activity with participants new to volleyball – or those already playing recreationally
    9. Enthuse people to build confidence, engage them and sustain their participation
    10. To set up and run regular sessions; meet and greet participants and provide a social and welcoming atmosphere
    11. Introduce volleyball shots and rules
    12. Use the STEPs principle to choose appropriate practices, games and equipment according to the playing level of the participants 

    Costs and Duration?

    The Activator Award course is 4 hours long and costs £70.00 per candidate with each candidate receiving the following:

    1. Go Spike Activator Award Resource booklet detailing the Challenges and Adapted Games
    2. Go Spike Resource Bag; including a Go Spike Game in a Bag and Go Spike Ball
    3. Go Spike Insurance - £10.00 per candidate providing professional indemnity insurance

     

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D.) Maidstone - UKCC Level 1 Coaching Course

  • Contact: Luke Thomas
  • Email: l_o_thomas@outlook.com
  • Address: Maidstone Leisure Centre
    Willow Way
    Maidstone
    ME15 7RN
    United Kingdom
  • Dates:
    • 3rd June 2017 09:00 - 17:00
    • 4th June 2017 09:00 - 17:00
    • 10th June 2017 09:00 - 17:00
  • Key info: Please click the more info tab to book onto the course
  • Course Information

    The UKCC Level 1 Award in Coaching Volleyball (QCF) is suitable for those who are new to coaching, but who have some knowledge of the game and would like to learn how to apply that in a coaching environment. The qualification allows coaches to act as assistant coaches - a role which gives them the opportunity to focus on their own development and gain experience whilst working with a coach who is already qualified at Level 2 or higher. 


    Course Duration

    The standard UKCC Level 1 is a three day course consisting of 3 modules and a final assessment. 


    Course Fee


    £190.00


    What resource will I receive?


    All candidates will receive a resource file to support the qualification. This will include an induction pack and a coach handbook to support the core learning outcomes along with a candidate pack which contains all of the assessment tasks.


    What will I learn?


    At the conclusion of the course, this award will enable a coach to:

     

    • Have knowledge and understanding of the core coaching skills
    • Be able to plan and deliver sessions including warm up, cool down; fundamentals, postural control and ball handling
    • Have knowledge and understanding of game flow situations including attacking, defending and transition
    • Have knowledge of service and service reception
    • Monitor and evaluate coaching sessions
    • Demonstrate competence against UKCC/National standards for coaches

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E.) High Wycombe - UKCC Level 1 Coaching Course

  • Contact: Laura Woodruff
  • Tel: 01509 227730
  • Email: l.woodruff@volleyballengland.org
  • Address: Cressex Community School
    Holmer Lane
    High Wycombe
    Buckinghamshire
    HP12 4QA
    United Kingdom
  • Attendance: 1  (course min:12  course max:16)
  • Price: £190.00
  • Dates:
    • 10th June 2017 09:00 - 17:00
    • 11th June 2017 09:00 - 17:00
    • 17th June 2017 09:00 - 17:00
  • Key info: Sign Up Deadline: 3pm Friday 2nd June 2017
  • Course Information

    The UKCC Level 1 Award in Coaching Volleyball (QCF) is suitable for those who are new to coaching, but who have some knowledge of the game and would like to learn how to apply that in a coaching environment. The qualification allows coaches to act as assistant coaches - a role which gives them the opportunity to focus on their own development and gain experience whilst working with a coach who is already qualified at Level 2 or higher. 


    Course Duration

    The standard UKCC Level 1 is a three day course consisting of 3 modules and a final assessment. 


    Course Fee


    £190.00


    What resource will I receive?


    All candidates will receive a resource file to support the qualification. This will include an induction pack and a coach handbook to support the core learning outcomes along with a candidate pack which contains all of the assessment tasks.


    What will I learn?


    At the conclusion of the course, this award will enable a coach to:

     

    • Have knowledge and understanding of the core coaching skills
    • Be able to plan and deliver sessions including warm up, cool down; fundamentals, postural control and ball handling
    • Have knowledge and understanding of game flow situations including attacking, defending and transition
    • Have knowledge of service and service reception
    • Monitor and evaluate coaching sessions
    • Demonstrate competence against UKCC/National standards for coaches

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F.) Maidstone - Grade 4 One Day Referee Course

  • Contact: Laura Woodruff
  • Tel: 01509 227730
  • Email: l.woodruff@volleyballengland.org
  • Address: Maidstone Leisure Centre
    Willow Way
    Maidstone
    ME15 7RN
    United Kingdom
  • Attendance: 4  (course min:14  course max:18)
  • Price: £50.00
  • Dates:
    • 11th June 2017 09:00 - 17:00
  • Key info: Sign Up Deadline: 3pm Friday 2nd June 2017
  • Course Information

    The Referee Grade 4 Course is now a new, one-day course that will teach you all you need to know to get started in your refereeing career.

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G.) High Wycombe - UKCC Level 2 Coaching Course

  • Contact: Laura Woodruff
  • Tel: 01509 227730
  • Email: l.woodruff@volleyballengland.org
  • Address: Buckinghamshire New University
    Queen Alexander Road
    High Wycombe
    Buckinghamshire
    HP11 2JZ
    United Kingdom
  • Attendance: 1  (course min:12  course max:16)
  • Price: £450.00
  • Dates:
    • 8th July 2017 09:30 - 17:30
    • 9th July 2017 09:30 - 17:30
    • 29th July 2017 09:30 - 17:30
    • 30th July 2017 09:30 - 17:30
  • Key info: Sign Up Deadline: 3pm Friday 30th June
  • Course Information

    The 1st4sport Qualifications Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Volleyball is suitable for those who are keen to become an Independent Coach in a club environment, running practical sessions on their own with an extended knowledge of how to structure a 6v6 game of volleyball.

     

    Course duration

    The learner should anticipate taking at least 3 months to be become qualified as a Level 2 Independent Coach. This period would normally be broken down into the following discrete phases of activity:-

    1. Pre-induction phase where a number of learning tasks are to be completed
    2. On-course phase where micro-coaching, some further assessments and workshops take place
    3. Off course phase that includes a period of shadowing an experienced coach in the club environment
    4. A second on-course phase where further micro-coaching, peer review, assessment and workshops take place
    5. A further off course phase that includes a period of reflective practice coaching at least 4 linked and progressive sessions within a club environment
    6. Completion of a portfolio of evidence that includes assessments and session plans to be submitted within one month of the finish of the on-course phase

     

    Course fee

    £450.00

     

    What resources will I receive?

    All learners will receive a resource file including all assessments. This will act as a portfolio of evidence to support this qualification once submitted. In addition, a number of key references will be provided to support core learning outcomes including access to an on-line coach education website.

     

    What will I learn?

    At the end of the course, the learner will:

    • Identify the essential aspects required to plan, deliver and evaluate a series of linked and progressive sessions for players in a club environment
    • Know how to plan and deliver effective sessions that include the essential technical elements of fundamentals, postural control and ball-handling within the context of the game
    • Apply a number of concepts relating to the Physical, Mental, Technical and Tactical elements of the game
    • Analyse the game into its respective parts including defence, attack and transition
    • Demonstrate competence against National Standards for coaches as defined by 1st4sport Qualifications

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