Coaching Pathway

Coaching pathway at a glance:

 For those who are new to Ultimate
   (teachers, coaches, multi-sports coaches, activators, students)

               For Ultimate players, coaches and leaders             

Foundation Award
Level 1X Level 1
Level 2 Transfer to Ultimate Coaching Development

Level 2

 

Coaching pathway expanded:

Foundation Coaching Award

3 hours

 

This Award is a comprehensive introduction to playing and teaching Ultimate to beginners. Ideal as CPD for teachers and sports coaches, suitable for anyone new to the sport but who already has skills in coaching or leading sports activities. The course develops understanding of the game of Ultimate, core playing skills and the confidence to introduce disc-based games and activities. Suitable for anyone working with KS2-KS5. Also available as a Sports Leader Award for young people starting to develop leadership and coaching skills (this might include young ambassadors, JSLA, CSLA, Duke of Edinburgh, GCSE, BTEC, and so on).

 

Min 8 / Max 20 people

£36 / person

Resource pack for each participant

Space requirements: summer months can be delivered outdoors, otherwise a sports hall at least 4 x badminton courts.

 

Read more here.

Level 1X

6 hours

This Qualification is a comprehensive introduction to playing and teaching Ultimate similar to the Foundation Award. This course offers more time to develop disc skills and supports a greater understanding of the game, the rules and an opportunity to discuss Spirit of the Game and self-officiation in more depth. This course is ideal for teachers and coaches who will deliver Ultimate in PE curriculum time or as an extracurricular activity. Those with a UKU Level 1 X are UK Ultimate qualified coaches.

 

Min 8 / Max 20 people (larger courses can be delivered by 2 leaders)

£85 / person

Resource pack for each participant

Space requirements: a sports hall at least 4 x badminton courts and a classroom with standard A.V. equipment and Internet access.

 

Read more here.

Level 2 Transfer to Ultimate

This Qualification is an add-on for coaches who hold a UKU Foundation Award or UKU Level 1 X and a Level 2 qualification in another invasion sport.

 

£15 

Purchased here.

 

Level 1

8 hours

This Qualification is the first step on the UKU coaching pathway for players who want to coach, lead or just learn more about the sport. It is suitable both for playing and non-playing coaches and leaders. Players must have at least 6 months experience of the game. The course mixes classroom time and practical application to develop coaching basics. Those with a UKU Level 1 are considered qualified coaches (this is different from being a registered coach).

£85 / person

Coaching resources

 

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Coaching

Development

 

Currently under development

Level 2

32 credits

 

This is a credit-based Qualification. Coaches need to collect a total of 32 credits from a number of compulsory and optional coach development options.

This Qualification is currently under review. This does not affect anyone who holds a UKU Level 2, nor does it impact those who are in the process of completing the Qualification.

 

Read more here.