UKU Level 2

It's here! We are pleased to announce that the UKU Level 2 isd ready for coaches to take the next step in their Ultimate coach development. We are very proud of what we have produced and are confident it will provide those coaches hungry to know more, with more!

To obtain the Level 2, a prospective coach will collect a total of 32 credits. There are mandatory courses worth a total of 20 credits. The remaining 12 credits can be collected from a number of optional courses. Please visit the UK Ultimate Level 2 pages to find out more about the process of becoming a Level 2 coach. Click Here.

We have arranged three dates in 2014 for people to attend the Level 2 (Core Module):

UKUL2 Coaching Course - Manchester - 5th April 2014 - completed

UKUL2 Coaching Course - Twickenham - 5th July 2014

UKUL2 Coaching Course - Edinburgh - 13th December 2014

For those who are interested, here is an overview of the Core Module which is a mandatory part of the Level 2

  • Spirit of the Game & Self Officiating
    • Knowledge of these topics and the role of a Level 2 coach
  • Planning Practices
    • Everything a Level 2 coach needs to know about planning an Ultimate practice
    • Various contexts and examples for planning over a season, a weekend or an evening
  • Designing Drills for Ultimate
    • Identifying the problem
    • Breaking it down
    • Building it up
  • An Introduction to Horizontal Stack
    • Why and when to use this sort of offence
    • How it works
    • How a Level 2 coach can teach it
  • An Introduction to Zone Defence
    • What are zones?
    • Why and when to use this sort of defence
    • How a Level 2 coach can teach it
  • Mentoring
    • An overview of how the mentor process will work following the session

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who have been involved in this process over the past few years!
Sion "Brummie" Scone for writing the ultimate content
Si Hill, Barry O'Kane, Benji Heywood, Sion Scone and Liam Kelly for their parts in writing the delivery
Everyone at the London beta test in December 2012
Everyone at the Liverpool beta test in November 2013
Anyone else who we have missed who contributred with help and feedback