Back in August 2016, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that skateboarding was one of several new sports to be ratified for inclusion in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. StreetGamesis delighted to be supporting Skateboard England in developing a distinct coaching development pathway for a sport that is sure to have a growing profile as skaters from across the country look to qualify for TEAM GB in 2020.

New for 2018, the StreetGames Level 1 Award in Coaching Skateboard Sessions is the first and only accredited qualification for skateboard coaches in the UK, increasing opportunities to introduce young people to skateboarding. StreetGames is delighted with the response of the skate community to participation in this coach development programme.  As well as future delivery dates for the course in Pembrokeshire, Wales and Hartlepool, StreetGames has already secured THREE course dates in February/March 2018 which are open to any aspiring skateboard coaches in the UK.  Further details can be found below:

 

Course 1

Terminal 1 Skatepark

Monday 19th and Tuesday 20th February 2018

Terminal 1 Skatepark, Melton Airfield, Dalby Rd, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, East Midlands, LE13 0BL

Register Here

Course 2

Loughborough YDP

Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th February 2018

LYDP - Loughborough Youth Development Project, Unit 10, Great Central Road Trading Estate, Loughborough, LE11 1RW

Register Here

Course 3

Meadows Community Centre

Thursday 8th and Friday 9th March 2018

Meadows Community Centre, 1 St Catharine’s Rd, Impington, Cambridge, CB4 3XJ

Register Here

 

Participants are required to meet the following requirements:

  • Participants must be 18 years of age, or older
  • Prior to registration, learners are required to attend a recognised safeguarding course
  • It is recommended that learners have basic skateboarding skills (including pushing off, turning and stopping correctly) and can confidently stand on a board.

 

StreetMarked organisations can take advantage of this coach development course at the discounted price of £185, a significant saving on the full course price. To take advantage of this offer, please enter the code SGSKATE when completing the registration

 If you have any further queries, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Andy Gaskell, UK Business Development Manager, Andy.Gaskell@streetgames.org

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