Leadership

Discover your personal leadership style on one of our intensive and fun courses where natural leaders will develop the skill to become great leaders.

Find out how practical leadership skills enable you to capitalise on individual motivation and team synergy to bring out people’s full potential.

Leadership Courses

  • Activator Award

    ‘Activators’ are volunteers, aged 18+, who introduce and encourage all abilities into Rounders in a fun, friendly and relaxed environment. The Activator Award is a three hour course which aims to develop a workforce to initiate ‘start up’ Rounders activity in the form of a series of sessions or a one off event (stages 1 and 2 on the player pathway). The course is a leadership award and not a coaching qualification. The activities must contribute to those that are for or involve participants aged 14+.

    Activators will:

    • Co-ordinate a fun warm up game that will get everyone socialising
    • Play some games from the Small Games Cards
    • Play a game of Rounders
    • Deliver a cool down and chat about the session
    • Return statistics to Rounders England

    They will encourage participants to:

    • Try something new
    • Meet new people
    • Play in a friendly, relaxed environment
    • Have fun and get active!
    • Return each week

    Facility Requirements

    A four badminton court sized sports hall.

    Benefits

    The activator course is intended to give individuals or groups the resources and skills to set up Rounders activity in a range of settings including local communities and parks, for a specific group of people or even for your colleagues at work!

    Learning

    The course will provide you with an all round introduction to leading sports activities.

    • Health and Safety (check areas, equipment, participants – fit and healthy, no injuries etc.)
    • Rounders England information (website / RM contacts / CSP contacts / Welfare Policy, Code of Ethics, Code of Conduct, Rounders England philosophy)
    • Importance of welcoming participants into a fun and relaxing environment
    • Warm up and Cool Down examples
    • Small Games examples
    • Game organisation
    • Simplified Rules

    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

    Activators will receive the following resources so they can go out and start to encourage people to play Rounders:

    • Activator Handbook (includes scoresheet and scorecard)
    • Small Games Cards
    • Subscription to Rounders England’s newsletter
    • Support to set up your Rounders sessions
    • Certificate of Attendance
    • One months Gold Membership to Rounders England, following completion of the course, inclu combined liability cover
    • Course Organisers will also receive two Activator kit bags to distribute to learners when required

    Cost

    £40 per learner (Non Member)
    £36 per learner (Gold Member)

    Interested?

    If you would like to organise and run a course, email or call the Workforce team on 0114 248 0357.


    Forthcoming Courses

    Activator Award

    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.

    • There are currently no upcoming Activator Award events.

    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.

  • Young Leaders Award

    Rounders Young Leaders Award is a six hour course which builds on the skills already gained during the Sports Leader Award. It is generally delivered at schools and colleges and is aimed at students in Year 9 and over / 14+ years. The course usually runs over one day but can be split into two x three hour sessions (dependent on tutor availability). There is a min requirement of 14 and a max requirement of 20 learners per course.

    NOTE: The course organiser must be a member of Rounders England (any category).

    Facility Requirements

    A four badminton court sized sports hall and classroom (incl facilities to use PowerPoint).

    Benefits

    The course will enable a Rounders Young Leader to lead rounders sessions in the presence of a suitably qualified coach* or teacher.
    *Rounders England class ‘a suitably qualified coach’ as someone who holds a UKCC Level 2 coaching qualification in any sport, and who also has a current satisfactory DBS certificate and up-to-date safeguarding training.

    Learning

    Rounders Young Leaders will learn how to:

    • Run a rounders specific warm-up
    • Organise a simple practice for a Rounders skill (Catching, Bowling or Batting)
    • Organise an appropriate small game
    • Umpire a match for children in Key Stage 2
    • Assist in planning, organising and running of Rounders festivals and tournaments
    • Adapt a game of rounders
    • Interpret the Rounders England Coach and Umpire Pathways

    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

    • RYLA handbook
    • Rounders England Simplified Rules
    • RYLA Certificate of attendance
    • Preliminary Umpire Certificate

    Who can deliver the RYLA course?

    • An approved Rounders England RYLA tutor
    • P.E. Teachers who have completed RYLA Orientation

    Costs

    £35 per learner (Non Member)
    £31.50 per learner (Gold Member)
    P.E. Teachers, who have undertaken the RYLA Orientation, may choose to waive the tutor fee if they deliver the course in their own school therefore the cost would be £16 per learner, for resources and p&p only.

    Interested?

    If you would like to organise and run a course, email or call the Workforce team on 0114 248 0357.


    Forthcoming Courses

    Young Leaders Award

    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.

    • There are currently no upcoming Rounders Young Leader Award events.

    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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