Fixed Seat Coaching Certificate :: British Rowing

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UKCC Level 2 Certificate in Coaching (Rowing) – Fixed Seat

British Rowing, in conjunction with the Cornish Pilot Gig Association and the West Regional Rowing Council, would like to notify clubs of an upcoming Fixed Seat Level 2 Coaching course.

Course Dates:

Sat 8th May 2010 9:30am-5:30pm Fowey Lifeboat Station
Sun 9th May 2010 9:30am-5:30pm Fowey Lifeboat Station
Wed 12th May 2010 6:30pm-9:30pm Victoria Inn Roche
Wed 19th May 2010 6:30pm-9:00pm Fowey Lifeboat Station
Sat 22nd May 2010 9:30am-5:30pm Castle Dore Rowing Club
Sat 23rd May 2010 9:30am-5:30pm Fowey Lifeboat Station

Assessment Dates: Following the main course dates above, candidates will be required to undertake a practical coaching assessment on one of the following dates:

September 6th/8th/13th/15th/20th/22nd/27th/29th, October 4th/6th

Applicants will be allocated with a date prior to the start of the course.

Course Content: The course focuses primarily on how to coach as well as the rowing specific knowledge of what to coach. Applicants must be 16 years or above, have some previous experience of rowing (either through participating and/or coaching) and must be able to attend all course dates outlined above, including their allocated assessment date.

Course Modules
Introduction to Coaching
Coastal Risk Management
Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Vulnerable Adults
Aquatic First Aid
Coaching Immersion and Recovery Drill
Checking and Setting-Up Equipment
Developing Activity and Fitness
Flexibility and Core Stability
Dynamic Warm up
Developing Fixed Seat Rowing Technique
Developing Skill

Level 2 Coach is qualified to;

Plan, deliver and review rowing coaching sessions. The course is based around development in the following areas;

  1. Safe and Professional Behaviour
  2. Communication
  3. Planning and Reviewing
  4. Sequential Activity

Course Fees: £350 (cheques payable to West Regional Rowing Council)

*Please note that funding is currently being sought to subsidise this course, which may result in a reduced fee. However, this will not be known until closer to the course date, so applicants should apply on the basis of paying the full fee advertised above.

**Please note that prior to applying for the course all candidates must obtain individual membership of the British Rowing in the ‘non-racing’ category, for insurance purposes. This can be obtained at

Application Deadline: Friday 26th March 2010

(Strictly no late applications. Application forms and course fees received after this date, or those submitted without evidence of individual British Rowing membership unfortunately cannot be accepted)

Application forms and correct course fee must be returned to; Room Lower East 18, Seale-Hayne Campus, University of Plymouth, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 6NQ, by the deadline date outlined above (late applications, those without course fee will not be accepted).

Enquiries to; Tom Pattichis – British Rowing Coaching and Development Team Leader

Office: 01626333020 Mobile: 07818576145 E-mail:

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