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What is physical literacy?
January 17, 2018
What is Physical Literacy? Physical Literacy is a term gaining currency to help promote the need for children to be given the opportunities to move. Physical education has been squeezed out of the school curriculum, competitive sports have taken over and many children are disheartened and therefore disengaged. “Partly through lack of sufficient activity some children […]
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Practical workshop at DAASM

We are happy to run courses for your club or school. This can be specific workshops for your athletes, or as part of a CPD programme for your staff and sports coaches.

The environment the tutor had created was of the highest order for candidates to develop and learn. Enabling the qualities of the candidates knowledge, practical performance and understanding of the requirements of a coach to be shown.

Pete Amos, External Verifier Nov 2017.

P.E. Teachers or personal trainers who are looking to gain additional qualifications would also benefit (read here for tips).

We deliver courses that include:

  • 1st4sport “Coaching Strength and Conditioning for Sport” Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3*
  • 1st4sport “Coaching Weight Lifting”  Level 1 and Level 2*
  • Educational Gymnastics: 1 day workshop for teachers and sports coaches who are looking to improve the physical literacy of their pupils and athletes. Builds up basic skills using guided discovery, aimed at developing each person individually.
  • Invasion Games: School based lessons for teachers to observe whilst their class takes part. Shows how to include every pupil, develop basic skills and develop overall game sense throughout their Primary school years.

* These are part of the National Framework of Qualifications, from 1st4sport. The level 1, level 2 and level 3 Strength and Conditioning courses accredit 16 REPS points for your CPD.

strength and conditioning qualification

Youth training seminar

Please contact us to discuss details.

Once you have attended an S&C course you will get access to the Private online resources. These are updated monthly to allow you to continue to learn and develop your coaching practice.

Part of the recommended reading list is Training Young Athletes 


Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Course – Somerset **MARCH 2018**
17 Mar 2018

Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Course – Somerset

Venue: Princess Royal Sports Complex, Wellington, Somerset. TA21 8NT

Assessment Day: Sunday 25 March 2018

Cost: £280 including materials and access to online resources. To book send a deposit of £100 here.

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Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Course Oxfordshire – **NEW 2018 DATE**
05 May 2018

Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Course – Oxford

Venue: Carterton Community College, Upavon Way, Carterton. OX18 1BU

Assessment Day: Sunday 3 June 2018

Cost: £280 including materials and access to online resources. To book send a deposit of £100 here.

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Educational Gymnastics: 24th May, Devon.
24 May 2018

Educational Gymnastics Children today are physically illiterate. The massive reduction in time spent in free play has led to a generation of people who have yet to experience the joy of movement. Formal gymnastics (as seen at the Olympics) requires the child to strive to perform very specific skills. The end product of the skill […]

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Working with James has been a pleasure and education for all of the fencers and coaches, from beginner fencers and trainee fencers, up to international fencers and coaches with decades of experience. We really appreciate James' desire to challenge assumptions but simultaneously his ability to listen to both fencers and coaches on technical and tactical points. He manages to keep his sessions fresh and innovative without losing sight of our central goals. His sessions are challenging and fun and his attention detail is a tribute to his professionalism. Thank you.
 
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Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Course – Somerset **MARCH 2018**
17 Mar 2018

Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Course – Somerset

Venue: Princess Royal Sports Complex, Wellington, Somerset. TA21 8NT

Assessment Day: Sunday 25 March 2018

Cost: £280 including materials and access to online resources. To book send a deposit of £100 here.

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