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Introduction to Coaching Basketball Award

The course has an accessible learning format consisting of: E-learning (approximately 3 hours) Virtual classroom (2 hours) Face to face learning (4 hours)
Introduction to Coaching Basketball Award

Time & Location

dates as below
Brighton, Village Way, Brighton BN1 9PH, UK

About the Event

Dates to remember

VC 1: January 31st (Monday) 7-8pm

Face to face session:  February 5th (Saturday)* 9-3pm

VC 2: January 7th (Monday) 7-8pm

*University of Brighton Sports Centre, Village way, Brighton, BN1 9PH

Payment system

This course costs £115 Please pay by transfer to secure your spot.

Bank Name: Barclays

Account name: Community Basketball Initiative

Account Number: 23171205

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Important: Please use your name as reference followed by L1

Course description

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 course has 6 hours of contact time with a Basketball England tutor and also incorporates e-learning (approximately 3 hours).

At the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Identify the roles and responsibilities of the Coach Assistant
  • Identify how to create a great participant experience in Basketball
  • Identify the basic principles of the game
  • Identify the core skills needed to play the game
  • Develop ideas on how to deliver safe, fun and relevant games
  • Have confidence to deliver to small groups

Who is the course for?

Individuals who usually attend this course are:

  • Aspiring coaches
  • Parent helpers
  • Coaches in other sports
  • Physical activity leaders
  • Students

It may also be suitable for Teaching Assistants or Teachers along with ex-players who have no coaching experience. Teaching Assistants and Teachers may wish to access the Introduction to Teaching Basketball Primary or Secondary when these are available.

Format / duration

The course has an accessible learning format consisting of:

  • E-learning (approximately 3 hours)
  • Virtual classroom (2 hours)
  • Face to face learning (4 hours)

Learner eligibility

Learners must:

  • Be at least 14 years of age
  • Be able to communicate effectively in English (this includes listening, speaking, reading and writing).

It is recommended that learners have access to a mentor to support their development as a Coach Assistant. It is advised that the mentor is a recognised independent coach or qualified teacher.

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