SRU/UKSCA Level 1: Coaching Strength & Conditioning

UKSCA LogoThe Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Weightlifting has been developed in conjunction with the UK Strength & Conditioning Association (UKSCA). It is a stand-alone Strength & Conditioning Course. It is a practical competency based course looking at practical aspects of coaching Weightlifting with Rugby Players.

Qualification Aim

To deliver and coach weightlifting techniques to players in a safe and well structured environment.

Qualification Objectives

On successful completion of the course, you should be able to:

  • Demonstrate and coach the correct lifting techniques for the core lifts in the syllabus of the course.
  • Demonstrate ability to safely organise lifting sessions in the gym.
  • Have a clear understanding of the movement patterns and postural requirements for the lifts and their links to rugby skills and activities.

Qualification Outline

The course operates either as a two day course (usually weekends) or on two separate days. The course is practically based and you will be expected to lift, demonstrate and develop your coaching of the core lifts throughout the course.

Assessment

Assessment is competency based allowing you to be continually assessed & receive support & action planning throughout the course. The procedure will also allow for 1 assessment of a practical coached lifting session at your club or school venue.

Prerequisites

Candidates are required to be 16 years of age or over before they can be registered for qualification. It is recommended that intending participants should have some experience of working in a gym environment.

Application 

Please complete an SRU/UKSCA Level 1: Coaching Strength & Conditioning Application Form (pdf) indicating the date and venue of your selected course, your payment details and send it to:

Claire Scott (Coach Development Administrator)

Scottish Rugby
Murrayfield Stadium
Edinburgh

EH12 5PJ

Alternatively, please email a completed application form to Claire.Scott@sru.org.uk and include the details of your payment information.

Payment

In conjunction with sportscotland, Scottish Rugby is able to subsidise the course cost for those coaches and teachers working within our member and associate clubs and schools to grow the game at a price of £75. If you do not coach with one of our member clubs and schools then you must pay the unsubsidised price of £250.

Candidates MUST send payment by cheque made payable to Scottish Rugby.

We are NOT able to invoice candidates unless they are part of a club or school who are currently on the Scottish Rugby vendor list. In this case, please provide details of whom to invoice (name and address of organisation and contact email address).

PAYMENT FOR YOUR COURSE SHOULD BE MADE IN ADVANCE, OR YOUR PLACE CANNOT BE GUARENTEED. UNFORTUNATELY, NO REFUND WILL BE OFFERED SHOULD CANDIDATES WITHDRAW PRIOR TO THE START OF THE COURSE. WE WILL HOWEVER ENDEAVOUR TO PLACE YOU ON AN ALTERNATIVE COURSE AT A LATER DATE.

SRU/UKSCA Level 1: Coaching Strength & Conditioning Courses

Course Venue           

Dates 

 Availability 

Marr RFC

Saturday 19th April 2014, Sunday 20th April 2014 

9.00am-5.00pm  

FULL

 

 

 

 

THERE ARE NO FURTHER STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COURSES PLANNED FOR THE 2013/4 SEASON.

PLEASE REVIST THE WEBSITE IN THE COMING MONTHS FOR STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COURSES IN SEASON 2014/5

Please contact Claire Scott, Coach Development Administrator (Email: Claire.Scott@sru.org.uk  Tel:0131 346 5167) should  you have any questions