Coaching

Coaching Rounders is a rewarding and inspiring experience. You could work with players at all levels of skill and experience, from juniors right up to elite level. You can make a real difference to the game and to the players you work with.

You don’t need to be a skilled player to be a great coach. An enthusiasm for supporting and a passion for the game are much more important and vital to the success and development of Rounders in England.

Best organised outside of the playing season, in the Autumn or Winter, qualifications can be gained in preparation for the following season and practical experience can be achieved.

To coach independently, teams/leagues and National Governing Bodies (NGB) require you to have a minimum standard of training – often leading to a Level 2 sports-specific coaching qualification.

Coaching Courses

  • UKCC Level 1

    UKCC Level 1 The 1st4sport Level 1 Award is the first qualification within the coaching structure. This 2 day course provides the knowledge for assistant coaches (working alongside a qualified NRA Level 2 or UKCC Level 2 Coach) to deliver Rounders activities.


    Benefits

    To provide you with an introduction to the principles and practices of coaching safe and ethical Rounders activities to adults and young people. The qualification will help you to understand how to deliver aspects of coaching sessions, normally under direct supervision of more qualified coaches.

    By successfully completing a Level 1 coaching qualification, as part of a UKCC endorsed coach education programme, coaches will be able to:

    • Prepare for the delivery of coaching activities
    • Deliver prepared activities of the coaching sessions
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of coaching activities

    Learning

    On successful completion of this qualification you should be able to:

    • Establish working relationships with the participants and others
    • Establish a safe working environment
    • Prepare for activities, taking into account participants’ needs and motives
    • Contribute to the creation of a safe working environment
    • Prepare the participants for the coaching activities
    • Deliver prepared activities
    • Support participants’ behaviour
    • Conclude the activities
    • Review the activities
    • Contribute to the evaluation of participants
    • Develop personal practice continuously.

    What you need to bring

    You will need to come in sportswear as participants will be expected to take part in the activities. Bring refreshments as Rounders England cannot guarantee these facilities at the venue.

    What you will receive

    • Level 1 Coaching Handbook
    • Level 1 Skills Cards
    • Small Games Cards

    Cost

    £199


    Forthcoming Courses

    UKCC Level 1

    To register on a course, see the forthcoming list below and proceed to register as a current member or new member.

    If you want further information about a course prior to registering, view the full Competitions & Events Calendar.

    • 24November 2019

      UKCC Level 1 – Leeds (Day 1)

      TWO DAY COURSE: Sunday 24th November 2019 and Sunday 1st December 2019 You must attend both days in...

    • 01December 2019

      UKCC Level 1 – Leeds (Day 2)

      TWO DAY COURSE: Sunday 24th November 2019 and Sunday 1st December 2019 You must attend both days in...

    • 05January 2020

      UKCC Level 1 – Surrey (Day 1)

      TWO DAY COURSE: Sunday 5th January 2020 and Sunday 12th January 2020 You must attend both days in o...

    • 12January 2020

      UKCC Level 1 – Surrey (Day 2)

      TWO DAY COURSE: Sunday 5th January 2020 and Sunday 12th January 2020 You must attend both days in o...

    • 08March 2020

      UKCC Level 1 – Stafford (Day 1)

      TWO DAY COURSE: Sunday 8th March 2020 and Sunday 15th March 2020 You must attend both days in order...

    • 15March 2020

      UKCC Level 1 – Stafford (Day 2)

      TWO DAY COURSE: Sunday 8th March 2020 and Sunday 15th March 2020 You must attend both days in order...

    If there are no courses in your area, you can be added to a waiting list. Complete a form, link below, to be contacted in the future about courses near you.

  • UKCC Level 2

    The 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Rounders (UKCC Level 2) is the second qualification within the coaching structure. This course provides the knowledge for coaches to deliver rounders activities.

    Learners ideally need to be at least 18 years old to register for, and attend, the course however they can not be certified for the 1st4sport level 2 Coaching Rounders until they are 18 years old. The Rounders England preferred route would be for learners to complete the UKCC Level 1 prior to attending a Level 2 course. If you want to go directly onto the UKCC Level 2 course you would need to show evidence of other UKCC qualifications (or equivalent) or knowledge/experience of rounders.

    The course will be split over 12 modules (3 day course with a minimum of 1 week between the 1st and 2nd day, 5 – 6 weeks between the 2nd and 3rd day).


    Benefits

    By successfully completing a Level 2 coaching qualification, as part of a UKCC endorsed coach education programme, coaches will be able to:

    • Prepare for the delivery of coaching activities
    • Deliver prepared activities of the coaching sessions
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of coaching activities

    Learning

    On successful completion of this qualification you should be able to:

    • Establish working relationships with the participants and others
    • Establish a safe working environment
    • Prepare for activities, taking into account participants’ needs and motives
    • Contribute to the creation of a safe working environment
    • Prepare the participants for the coaching activities
    • Deliver prepared activities
    • Support participants’ behaviour
    • Conclude the activities
    • Review the activities
    • Contribute to the evaluation of participants
    • Develop personal practice continuously.

    What you need to bring

    You will need to come in sportswear as participants will be expected to take part in the activities. Bring refreshments as Rounders England cannot guarantee these facilities at the venue.

    Your UKCC Level 1 handbook, Level 1 Skills Cards and Small Games Cards. If you do not hold the UKCC Level 1 award and resources, you will be required to purchase these resources before the course at an additional cost of £20*.

    Before attaining the qualification you will also need to provide evidence of:

    • Original CRB Certificate (Rounders England accept portability)
    • First Aid Certificate
    • Safeguarding Certificate

    All of the above need to be dated within the last three years.

    What you will receive

    • Level 2 Coaching Handbook
    • Level 2 Skills Cards
    • Associate Membership to Rounders England for the duration of the course (from day 1 through to day 3)

    Cost

    £329*
    *(may also require £20 for the UKCC Level 1 resources)


    Forthcoming Courses

    UKCC Level 2

    To register on a course, see the forthcoming list below and proceed to register as a current member or new member.

    If you want further information about a course prior to registering, view the full Competitions & Events Calendar.

    • 15March 2020

      UKCC Level 2 – Somerset (Day 1)

      THREE DAY COURSE: Sunday 15th March, Sunday 22nd March and Sunday 3rd May 2020 You must attend all t...

    • 22March 2020

      UKCC Level 2 – Somerset (Day 2)

      THREE DAY COURSE: Sunday 15th March, Sunday 22nd March and Sunday 3rd May 2020 You must attend all t...

    • 03May 2020

      UKCC Level 2 – Somerset (Day 3)

      THREE DAY COURSE: Sunday 15th March, Sunday 22nd March and Sunday 3rd May 2020 You must attend all t...

    If there are no courses in your area, you can be added to a waiting list. Complete a form, link below, to be contacted in the future about courses near you.

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