Session Coach - New Quay, Wales

Category: Qualifications

Course Provider: NGB

Course Location: New Quay Yach Club, The Piers Buildings, New Quay, SA45 9NW

Start Date: Saturday, 26th February 2022

Start Time: 09:00

Booking Deadline: Friday, 11th February 2022

Event Detail:

Where: New Quay Yacht Club Ltd The Pier Buildings New Quay SA45 9NW 

When: Saturday 26th/ Sunday 27th February, - Saturday 12th March

Time: 20 hours of face-to-face tutoring and internal assessments.

Cost: £249.00


If you are someone who would like to support your club with coaching the occasional session, assisting or supporting a Learn to Row course, you might want to consider doing a UKCC Level 2 Award in Coaching Sessions.

The Session Coach is a qualification that replaces our previously released ‘Learn to Row Instructor’ and it ensures that our coaches are supported and trained to the best possible standard. Accredited by 1st4Sport, the UKCC qualification pathway provides a framework which will enable you to take your passion for rowing and use it to support and develop all rowers through skills based sessions.

The Session Coach Award is the first award for coaching individuals on the water and is aimed at beginner coaches who will be supporting Club Coaches with their delivering their sessions.

What will I get out of it?

As a Session Coach Award holder you will be qualified plan and deliver rowing coaching sessions for participants independently as part of a sport/activity programme.

Who can attend?

 Anyone over 16 years of age. 

If you are 16 or 17, you will need to be 16 at the time of booking, a parent or guardian will also need to complete a consent form for you, this will be sent to you at the time of booking, in the booking confirmation email. It needs to be completed before you will be able to attend the course. Once you complete the course, you will receive an acknowledgment of attendance, and will be certificated fully after your 18th birthday.

In addition to this you must be or become a British Rowing registered member. Non-members can apply online for instant registration (England and Wales)

How is the course structured?

It focuses on developing three areas:

  1. Managing Risk
  2. Planning for activity and fitness
  3. Skill Development

The course is balanced with both theory and practical, with a focus on delivering skills based sessions.

How do I apply?

Step 1

Complete the two online courses, available free of charge on RowHow:

Safety Basics

Cold Water & Hypothermia

Don’t forget to save these certificates and upload them to your profile, you will need to do this in order to book!

Step 2

Register on a Session Coach course. 

After completing two days of face to face learning you are then encouraged to practise your coaching skill back at your club or centre.

A coaching assessment will take place on the third day of your face to face learning, and will include an observation by an assessor, and a feedback and action plan agreed for your ongoing development.

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