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Our Courses and Training

To book onto any of these courses please follow the application instructions provided for each course.

Tennis - Level 1 Coaching Assistant

ABOUT THE COURSE
If you are looking to start a career in tennis coaching then the Level 1 course is your starting point. It is aimed at people who are enthusiastic about tennis, who want to assist a more experienced and qualified coach deliver Mini Tennis and who meet the entry requirements below.

It is endorsed by UKCC and if successful you will receive a Level 1 Award in Coaching Tennis awarded by 1st4sport.

COURSE AIMS
To train learners how to assist an LTA licensed coach with groups of Mini Tennis players aged 8 and under.

LEARNING OUTCOMES
On successful completion of the Level 1 you should:
be able to motivate and inspire people to play tennis
be able to use effective verbal and non verbal communication skills
be able to organise tennis activity constructively and safely
be able to plan and deliver a structured lesson using LTA Level 1 coach resources
have basic knowledge of tactics, techniques and rules of tennis
have a full understanding of the structure of Mini Tennis

COURSE STRUCTURE
The course consists of three days (two days, followed by a three to six week break for coaching experience, then a one day final assessment). We may occasionally use different course formats to suit exceptional circumstances.
During the three to six week break you will need to complete a course portfolio of evidence and complete a minimum or three hours coaching with a licensed coach mentor at an LTA Clubmark-accredited club
You are required to have your coaching experience organised before the course starts. For help with this please contact your LTA Regional Office for a list of local LTA Clubmark-accredited clubs or coached@inspire2coach.co.uk

Starts Saturday 7th October 2017 for 24 hours, in 3 days

£225.00

House of Sport, Cardiff CF236XD

n/a, 0151 342 8816, coached@inspire2coach.co.uk

Course Sessions

Saturday 7th October 2017, 09:00 AM till 17:00 PM

Sunday 8th October 2017, 09:00 AM till 17:00 PM

Saturday 11th November 2017, 09:00 AM till 17:00 PM

Pre-Requisites

COURSE PRE-REQUISITES
You must be aged 16 years of age or above on day 1 of the course
You must have an active interest and involvement in tennis
You must submit a copy of the Deployment without DBS letter which can be obtained from our website and which must be signed by a member of the committee at your club or LTA licensed coach mentor

'DEPLOYMENT WITHOUT DBS' LETTER
A copy of the Deployment without DBS letter can be downloaded from our website at http://bit.ly/1Ozrq8w or by emailing coached@inspire2coach.co.uk. This MUST be printed off and signed by your LTA licensed coach mentor at your tennis club, a member of your tennis club committee or chairman. Once signed, please send in your deployment letter by email coached@inspire2coach.co.uk (scanned or photo copy accepted) or by post to inspire2coach, University of Warwick Tennis Centre, Westwood Campus, Kirby Corner Road, Coventry, CV4 7AL

How to Apply

To book go to the following web linkm find the course you want, click on "more informtion" and then "book now" to complete the online application form

Get More Information & Apply Online Download application form

Safeguarding & Protecting Children - UK Coaching

Every child deserves to enjoy their sport. This workshop will raise your awareness of the tell-tale signs of abuse, and give you the tools and confidence you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise.

This workshop is a 'Minimum Standards for Active Coaches' requirement for many governing bodies of sport*. The 'Minimum Standards for Active Coaches' are seen as the basic standards every coach needs to meet to carry out their role safely and effectively. It can also be attended by all those responsible for organising children's sport (eg within governing bodies of sport, local authorities, sports and leisure centres, and sports clubs) and those who lead or deliver children's sport programmes (eg coaches, leaders, instructors, development officials, administrators, volunteers and parents).

This course will help you to:
- identify and recognise good coaching practice and the implications for your coaching
- explore your values and feelings in relation to child abuse, and recognise their potential impact on your response
- recognise and respond to possible signs of child abuse
- take appropriate action if concerns about a child arise.

Starts Wednesday 25th October 2017 for 3 hours, in 1 days

£27.00

National Indoor Athletics Center, Cyncoed Road, Cardiff CF236XD

Gareth Power, 02920 205283, info@thesportshub-cardiff.com

Course Sessions

Wednesday 25th October 2017, 18:30 PM till 21:30 PM

Pre-Requisites

Age 16+

First Aid - Emergency First Aid*

* N.B. This course is awarded through the Football Association and is officially titled "The FA Level 1 Introduction to First Aid in Football", which is what will appear on certificates. However, this course is suitable for people involved in other sports and is not exclusively for those involved in football.

This course will provide you with the knowledge, practical skills and confidence to attend a conscious or unconscious player, ensuring that appropriate care is given until the emergency medical services arrive and takeover, or until an alternative healthcare professional(s) assumes responsibility. It is a practical guide to dealing with the essential components of saving a life, both in training and matches.

Content:

- The role of the first aider
- The jaw thrust as an airway opening technique
- The A-E approach of the injured footballer (inclusive of the unconscious footballer)
- Emergency action planning for football
- Preparation for action for sudden cardiac arrest in the young
- Recognition, BLS with AED
- Breathing for every player during BLS, compression only CPR is not recommended for those first aiders with a duty of care to respond to players during matches and training (this is different context to the lay person attendance in a different environment)
- The FA concussion guidelines
- Dispelling the myths of first aid in football
- The football specific first aid kit and record keeping


This short course is applicable to coaches, team managers, parents, teachers, volunteers and carers who have the responsibility for the provision of basic life support and who may be the only persons present until the ambulance arrives.

Starts Thursday 9th November 2017 for 3 hours, in 1 days

£37.50

National Indoor Athletics Center, Cyncoed Road, Cardiff CF236XD

Gareth Power, 02920 205283, info@thesportshub-cardiff.com

Course Sessions

Thursday 9th November 2017, 18:30 PM till 21:30 PM

Pre-Requisites

Age 16+

How to Apply

Please click below to book online

Get More Information & Apply Online Download application form

Football - FAW Football Leaders

A 8-hour practical day following on from your 5 Online Modules providing a basic introduction to the Organisation of football practices in a fun, safe environment with an emphasis on engaging with the young players of today.

This is a mandatory award for all coaches involved in junior football in Wales and will be supported with post-course online resource(s).

Starts Sunday 19th November 2017 for 8 hours, in 1 days

£75.00

Cardiff University Playing Fields, Llanrumney CF3 4JN

N/A, N/A, lawrence.badman@welshfootballtrust.org.uk

Course Sessions

Sunday 19th November 2017, 09:00 AM till 17:00 PM

Pre-Requisites

Age 16+

How to Apply

Book at: https://www.fawcourses.com

Get More Information & Apply Online Download application form

Safeguarding & Protecting Children - UK Coaching

Every child deserves to enjoy their sport. This workshop will raise your awareness of the tell-tale signs of abuse, and give you the tools and confidence you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise.

This workshop is a 'Minimum Standards for Active Coaches' requirement for many governing bodies of sport*. The 'Minimum Standards for Active Coaches' are seen as the basic standards every coach needs to meet to carry out their role safely and effectively. It can also be attended by all those responsible for organising children's sport (eg within governing bodies of sport, local authorities, sports and leisure centres, and sports clubs) and those who lead or deliver children's sport programmes (eg coaches, leaders, instructors, development officials, administrators, volunteers and parents).

This course will help you to:
- identify and recognise good coaching practice and the implications for your coaching
- explore your values and feelings in relation to child abuse, and recognise their potential impact on your response
- recognise and respond to possible signs of child abuse
- take appropriate action if concerns about a child arise.

Starts Thursday 25th January 2018 for 3 hours, in 1 days

£27.00

National Indoor Athletics Center, Cyncoed Road, Cardiff CF236XD

Gareth Power, 02920 205283, info@thesportshub-cardiff.com

Course Sessions

Thursday 25th January 2018, 18:30 PM till 21:30 PM

Pre-Requisites

Age 16+

First Aid - Emergency First Aid*

* N.B. This course is awarded through the Football Association and is officially titled "The FA Level 1 Introduction to First Aid in Football", which is what will appear on certificates. However, this course is suitable for people involved in other sports and is not exclusively for those involved in football.

This course will provide you with the knowledge, practical skills and confidence to attend a conscious or unconscious player, ensuring that appropriate care is given until the emergency medical services arrive and takeover, or until an alternative healthcare professional(s) assumes responsibility. It is a practical guide to dealing with the essential components of saving a life, both in training and matches.

Content:

- The role of the first aider
- The jaw thrust as an airway opening technique
- The A-E approach of the injured footballer (inclusive of the unconscious footballer)
- Emergency action planning for football
- Preparation for action for sudden cardiac arrest in the young
- Recognition, BLS with AED
- Breathing for every player during BLS, compression only CPR is not recommended for those first aiders with a duty of care to respond to players during matches and training (this is different context to the lay person attendance in a different environment)
- The FA concussion guidelines
- Dispelling the myths of first aid in football
- The football specific first aid kit and record keeping


This short course is applicable to coaches, team managers, parents, teachers, volunteers and carers who have the responsibility for the provision of basic life support and who may be the only persons present until the ambulance arrives.

Starts Tuesday 6th February 2018 for 3 hours, in 1 days

£37.50

National Indoor Athletics Center, Cyncoed Road, Cardiff CF236XD

Gareth Power, 02920 205283, info@thesportshub-cardiff.com

Course Sessions

Tuesday 6th February 2018, 18:30 PM till 21:30 PM

Pre-Requisites

Age 16+

How to Apply

Please click below to book online

Get More Information & Apply Online Download application form

Safeguarding & Protecting Children - UK Coaching

Every child deserves to enjoy their sport. This workshop will raise your awareness of the tell-tale signs of abuse, and give you the tools and confidence you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise.

This workshop is a 'Minimum Standards for Active Coaches' requirement for many governing bodies of sport*. The 'Minimum Standards for Active Coaches' are seen as the basic standards every coach needs to meet to carry out their role safely and effectively. It can also be attended by all those responsible for organising children's sport (eg within governing bodies of sport, local authorities, sports and leisure centres, and sports clubs) and those who lead or deliver children's sport programmes (eg coaches, leaders, instructors, development officials, administrators, volunteers and parents).

This course will help you to:
- identify and recognise good coaching practice and the implications for your coaching
- explore your values and feelings in relation to child abuse, and recognise their potential impact on your response
- recognise and respond to possible signs of child abuse
- take appropriate action if concerns about a child arise.

Starts Thursday 15th March 2018 for 3 hours, in 1 days

£27.00

National Indoor Athletics Center, Cyncoed Road, Cardiff CF236XD

Gareth Power, 02920 205283, info@thesportshub-cardiff.com

Course Sessions

Thursday 15th March 2018, 18:30 PM till 21:30 PM

Pre-Requisites

Age 16+

First Aid - Emergency First Aid*

* N.B. This course is awarded through the Football Association and is officially titled "The FA Level 1 Introduction to First Aid in Football", which is what will appear on certificates. However, this course is suitable for people involved in other sports and is not exclusively for those involved in football.

This course will provide you with the knowledge, practical skills and confidence to attend a conscious or unconscious player, ensuring that appropriate care is given until the emergency medical services arrive and takeover, or until an alternative healthcare professional(s) assumes responsibility. It is a practical guide to dealing with the essential components of saving a life, both in training and matches.

Content:

- The role of the first aider
- The jaw thrust as an airway opening technique
- The A-E approach of the injured footballer (inclusive of the unconscious footballer)
- Emergency action planning for football
- Preparation for action for sudden cardiac arrest in the young
- Recognition, BLS with AED
- Breathing for every player during BLS, compression only CPR is not recommended for those first aiders with a duty of care to respond to players during matches and training (this is different context to the lay person attendance in a different environment)
- The FA concussion guidelines
- Dispelling the myths of first aid in football
- The football specific first aid kit and record keeping


This short course is applicable to coaches, team managers, parents, teachers, volunteers and carers who have the responsibility for the provision of basic life support and who may be the only persons present until the ambulance arrives.

Starts Wednesday 9th May 2018 for 3 hours, in 1 days

£37.50

National Indoor Athletics Center, Cyncoed Road, Cardiff CF236XD

Gareth Power, 02920 205283, info@thesportshub-cardiff.com

Course Sessions

Wednesday 9th May 2018, 18:30 PM till 21:30 PM

Pre-Requisites

Age 16+

How to Apply

Please click below to book online

Get More Information & Apply Online Download application form

Safeguarding & Protecting Children - UK Coaching

Every child deserves to enjoy their sport. This workshop will raise your awareness of the tell-tale signs of abuse, and give you the tools and confidence you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise.

This workshop is a 'Minimum Standards for Active Coaches' requirement for many governing bodies of sport*. The 'Minimum Standards for Active Coaches' are seen as the basic standards every coach needs to meet to carry out their role safely and effectively. It can also be attended by all those responsible for organising children's sport (eg within governing bodies of sport, local authorities, sports and leisure centres, and sports clubs) and those who lead or deliver children's sport programmes (eg coaches, leaders, instructors, development officials, administrators, volunteers and parents).

This course will help you to:
- identify and recognise good coaching practice and the implications for your coaching
- explore your values and feelings in relation to child abuse, and recognise their potential impact on your response
- recognise and respond to possible signs of child abuse
- take appropriate action if concerns about a child arise.

Starts Wednesday 16th May 2018 for 3 hours, in 1 days

£27.00

National Indoor Athletics Center, Cyncoed Road, Cardiff CF236XD

Gareth Power, 02920 205283, info@thesportshub-cardiff.com

Course Sessions

Wednesday 16th May 2018, 18:30 PM till 21:30 PM

Pre-Requisites

Age 16+

Safeguarding & Protecting Children - UK Coaching

Every child deserves to enjoy their sport. This workshop will raise your awareness of the tell-tale signs of abuse, and give you the tools and confidence you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise.

This workshop is a 'Minimum Standards for Active Coaches' requirement for many governing bodies of sport*. The 'Minimum Standards for Active Coaches' are seen as the basic standards every coach needs to meet to carry out their role safely and effectively. It can also be attended by all those responsible for organising children's sport (eg within governing bodies of sport, local authorities, sports and leisure centres, and sports clubs) and those who lead or deliver children's sport programmes (eg coaches, leaders, instructors, development officials, administrators, volunteers and parents).

This course will help you to:
- identify and recognise good coaching practice and the implications for your coaching
- explore your values and feelings in relation to child abuse, and recognise their potential impact on your response
- recognise and respond to possible signs of child abuse
- take appropriate action if concerns about a child arise.

Starts Thursday 12th July 2018 for 3 hours, in 1 days

£27.00

National Indoor Athletics Center, Cyncoed Road, Cardiff CF236XD

Gareth Power, 02920 205283, info@thesportshub-cardiff.com

Course Sessions

Thursday 12th July 2018, 18:30 PM till 21:30 PM

Pre-Requisites

Age 16+

Safeguarding & Protecting Children - UK Coaching

Every child deserves to enjoy their sport. This workshop will raise your awareness of the tell-tale signs of abuse, and give you the tools and confidence you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise.

This workshop is a 'Minimum Standards for Active Coaches' requirement for many governing bodies of sport*. The 'Minimum Standards for Active Coaches' are seen as the basic standards every coach needs to meet to carry out their role safely and effectively. It can also be attended by all those responsible for organising children's sport (eg within governing bodies of sport, local authorities, sports and leisure centres, and sports clubs) and those who lead or deliver children's sport programmes (eg coaches, leaders, instructors, development officials, administrators, volunteers and parents).

This course will help you to:
- identify and recognise good coaching practice and the implications for your coaching
- explore your values and feelings in relation to child abuse, and recognise their potential impact on your response
- recognise and respond to possible signs of child abuse
- take appropriate action if concerns about a child arise.

Starts Thursday 12th July 2018 for 3 hours, in 1 days

£27.00

National Indoor Athletics Center, Cyncoed Road, Cardiff CF236XD

Gareth Power, 02920 205283, info@thesportshub-cardiff.com

Course Sessions

Thursday 12th July 2018, 18:30 PM till 21:30 PM

Pre-Requisites

Age 16+