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1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Coaching Basketball

This course applies to performance coaches and leads to an accredited qualification. It is aimed at those wishing to coach performance players in colleges, universities, regional squads and national league clubs and is applicable those who have a number of years experience of competitive sports and wish to graduate to higher levels of coaching and performance.

Nottingham Wildcats Arena, Nottingham, East Midlands, NG3 7EB
Coach Education / education@sportstructures.com / 0121 455 8270

1st4sport Level 3 Certificate in Coaching Basketball

To complete the Coaching Level 3 you must be coaching a team at International, regional, national league or BUCS competitions. You will be required to pass a theory and practical assessments which will be while you are coaching your team in both practice and match situations. In addition you will have to plan for a season and profile at least two of your players developing a plan for their improvement. You will be required to complete a portfolio of work with the help of the tutors and online learning portal.


The programme does require a level of experience and this is deemed as the following:

Coaches should:

  • at least 18 years of age
  • hold a Level 2 or equivalent basketball Coaching Qualification
  • have experience of coaching the same group of players at U16 national league level or above for at least two full sessions within the past 3 years
  • be coaching and training the same team in regional/Club environment with regular training sessions and have competitive matched scheduled on a regular basis
  • have experience of coaching a variety of players at more than one element of the player pathway and at a variety of age groups.
  • be IT literate and be able to access the internet (support can be provided here if necessary
  • be able to communicate effectively in English (this includes listening, speaking, reading and writing)
  • It is highly recommended that coaches have attended a Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Basketball or equivalent


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