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Loughborough Sport Coach & Volunteer Academy

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Loughborough Sport Coach & Volunteer Academy

Competition Organisers Course

Competition Organisers Course

Description

The course is 3 hours long and at the end of the session you will be prepared to confidently deliver your first competition and assist a club, coach or committee in planning competitions.

The course will include:

  • Guidance on how to plan and run your competition;
  • Competition format guidance and best practise depending on the number of players and their standard; and
  • Tips to help you to plan your welcome presentation to players and parents and your prize giving presentation.

When attending you will be given a toolkit to help you start running competitions.

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Equity in Your Coaching Workshop

Equity in Your Coaching Workshop

Description

Everyone should have access to sport, regardless of gender, age, race, ability, faith or sexual orientation. This workshop will show you the best ways to make this a reality. Your tutor will give you practical advice on how to adapt your existing skills to make your coaching sessions attractive to everyone.

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First Aid Course

First Aid Course

Description

This course is designed for people who want to receive training in emergency first aid and is especially suited for nominated first aiders.

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Football Referee Course

Football Referee Course

Description

This is an entry level course that enables you to qualify as a football referee. The course provides an introduction to the laws of the game as well as developing the practical skills you will need to be a referee.

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Netball Level 1

Netball Level 1

Description

Level 1 Coaching Course enables you to become qualified as an assistant netball coach. You will able to assist coaching sessions led by a Level Two Coach.

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Rugby Level 2

Rugby Level 2

Description

This course acts as an entry qualification for coaches who are currently coaching rugby. Through your work you will be better able to develop core technical and tactical skills and core values in your players in an active, purposeful, enjoyable and safe environment.

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Rugby Ready Course

Rugby Ready Course

Description

The Rugby Ready programme is to educate, aid and support players, coaches, match officials on the importance of sufficient preparation for training and playing in order for rugby to be played and enjoyed while reducing the risk of serious injury.

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Rugby Scrum Factory Course

Rugby Scrum Factory Course

Description

The course is designed to help coaches and players to understand individual and collective techniques, as well as position specific conditioning.

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Safeguarding Course

Safeguarding Course

Description

This workshop is a ‘Minimum Standards for Active Coaches’ requirement for many governing bodies of sport*. The 'Minimum Standards for Active Coaches’ are seen as the basic standards every coach needs to meet to carry out their role safely and effectively.

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Small Sided Football Referee

Small Sided Football Referee

Description

The course is designed to be more flexible to include the delivery of practical courses and focus on practical referee skills as well as basic knowledge.

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Tennis Course

Tennis Course

Description

Please choose the level you wish to book onto which are outlined below.

Level 1 - The LTA Level 1 Coach Assistant Qualification is the first step on the LTA Coaching Pathway. It is aimed at people looking to work as a coaching assistant at a club or other tennis venue, such as a park or a school.

Level 2 - The LTA Level 2 Coach Assistant Qualification is a 5 day assessed course aimed at people looking to progress from the Level 1 and is the second step on the LTA Coaching Pathway.

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Tennis Referee Course

Tennis Referee Course

Description

There will be a pre-requirement to have attended the Competition Organiser course, together with some pre-course online learning, after applying for the course. The course enables candidates to gain practical experience, shadowing qualified referees at competitions, before attending day two. The course will include: Fair Play Rules of Tennis Code of Conduct Refereeing duties Role of the Court Supervisor Handling Situations, such as on-court disputes Tournament Organisation Tournament Experience The course will be pass / fail and the criteria will include assessment during the course, completion of the Workbook and passing the exam.

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Volleyball Level 1

Volleyball Level 1

Description

Volleyball Level One is suitable for those who are new to coaching. 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.

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CVA Awards Evening

Coach and Volunteer Academy Awards Night Ticket 2017

£10.00

Description

It is our pleasure as the CVA committee to invite you to the Coach and Volunteer Awards Night 2017.

Date: 11th May 2017
Venue: Room 1, Loughborough Students Union
Time: 6.15pm
Dress Code: Semi-formal

The evening will commence at 6.15pm with a drinks reception and celebrate the successes of the academy in 2016/17. Your ticket will include a three course dinner with drinks.

Please bring cash and change as there will be a charity photo booth for Volunteer Zambia and a bar open.

We thank you for all your effort this year and hope you enjoy the evening.
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