The 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Martial Arts (Sport & Physical Activity) - inline with UKCC qualifications, focuses on the skills and competences required to be able to plan, deliver and review martial arts sessions, either working independently (if over the age of 18) or as part of a coaching team as an assistant instructor. The course is run over 2 weekends.
What do we cover?
✔ The role of a martial arts coach
✔ Nutrition & Hydration
✔ The physical & mental demands of sport or physical activity
✔ Rules, Regulations & Minimum standards
✔ Safe coaching & Duty of Care
✔ Communication with participants & inclusive practice
✔ Planning & delivering engaging martial arts sessions with feedback on how to develop your coaching practice further
Who can attend?
There are no formal qualification pre-requisites to join the course, you do however need to meet the following requirements:
✔ Hold the rank of 1st kup (Kyu) + or relevant experience for unsupervised coaches or instructors
✔ Hold the rank of 6th Kup (Kyu) + or relevant experience for supervised assistant coaches
✔ Hold a first aid qualification or intend to gain one within 3 months of the course
✔ Undertake a DBS check within your own organisation or independently
✔ Hold appropriate public liability insurance if intending to or are currently delivering sessions - guidance on this will be given during the course
✔ Be prepared to undertake further CPD in workshops or online learning in Safeguarding & PREVENT
✔ Aged 14 years + for coaches who are assisting sessions and are supervised
✔ Aged 18 years + for coaches who are leading sessions independently
What is the Cost?
The course is ran at a fee of £360pp*, this includes your certificate and a portfolio pack.
Want to pay in instalments? Drop us an email to find out more!
*Members of Worcestershire Martial Arts will be able to access the course at a heavily discounted fee.
*Discounts available for organisations enrolling groups of 8 or more.
What can I do after?
Once completed, learners can progress onto a Level 3 certificate in coaching sport or a Level 3 Award on Education and Training
This qualification may lead to paid or or voluntary roles in coaching sport and physical activity independently (if over 18 years of
age) although you may work as part of a larger coaching team. This could include working for holiday play schemes,
coaching sport and/or physical activity in a club setting or within a schools environment.