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.
Foundation Coach Award
The Foundation Coach Award will provide learners, aged 16years+, with an introduction to the principles and practices of coaching safe rounders activities. You will learn how to communicate well with your participants, taking a person-centred approach.
There is a min requirement of 10 and a max requirement of 12 learners per course.
Following the course, you should have the confidence, knowledge and skills to be able to:
- demonstrate responsible, safe, fair and ethical practice at all times
- prepare, deliver and review a coaching session
- understand the principles that underpin rounders skills
Learners will be required to complete all modules to successfully fulfil the course requirements and receive their certificate of completion.
Unit 1: eLearning
Unit 2: Practical Day
Unit 3: eTest
Unit 4: Practical Assessment (filmed and sent in electronically with their own group of players)
What you need to bring
On the practical day (Unit 2) you will need to come in sportswear as participants will be expected to take part in the activities. Bring refreshments and lunch as Rounders England cannot guarantee these facilities at the venue.
What you will receive
Electronic copies of:
- Small Games Cards
- Level 1 Skills Cards
- Foundation Coach Learner Handbook
1 year’s subscription to UK Coaching
Foundation Coach Award
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