The Beginner BMX Coaching Course (Beginner BMX) has been developed by BMX Australia (the National Sporting Organisation for BMX in Australia) and in line with the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) Guidelines for the Design and Registration of NCAS & NOAS Accreditation Programs. This coaching course provides coaches with opportunities to learn, to study and to be assessed for both the theoretical and practical aspects of coaching entry-level BMX.
The Beginner BMX Coaching Course is accredited on the National Coaching Accreditation Scheme (NCAS), a program of the ASC. As a result, it is a nationally recognised coaching course and is directly linked to the ASC Coaching and Officiating standards in coaching.
The Beginner BMX Coaching Course is an entry-level course where the aim of the coach is to increase participation and encourage riders. The rider will be Riding for FUN while learning the fundamental skills of BMX riding.
Typically the rider will be at mini-wheeler, sprocket or just starting out/entry level BUT a BEG coach can work with riders of any ability within the scope of their accredited skills.
The BMXA BEG Coaching Course teaches the basics of BMX coaching, including:
The focus of coaches at this level will be vital in supporting the growth in new riders participating in BMX.
Candidates are required to:
The coaching course aims to provide coaches with an introduction to the coaching of basic BMX skills, and the planning, implementation, analysis and revision of Beginner BMX coaching sessions. This is achieved through the understanding and application of the underpinning knowledge of the NCAS Accreditation Program in relation to BMX.
At the successful completion of the Beginner BMX Coaching Course, the coach will be able to:
The coaching course is composed of six mandatory modules:
Assessment of the coach will be conducted on the course. The following tasks must be completed successfully in order to gain NCAS Beginner BMX Coach Accreditation:
The Beginner BMX coaching course is an interactive and practical course that introduces you to the basics of coaching, beginner BMX techniques and equipment.
You will be required to take part in practical activities during the coaching course, therefore you are asked to dress in clothing suitable for BMX activities and the weather and wear appropriate footwear (the practical activities will be conducted on and off the bike).
You will require a full-face helmet and a BMX bike (which is in good working order and safe for participation in the sessions).
The coaching course is one day of face-to-face training that includes discussion, presentations and workshop activities. You will receive the required resources and documents during the course. You will receive feedback on your progress throughout the course and on successful completion of the day and submission of your pre-requisites requirements; you will be eligible for accreditation as a NCAS Beginner BMX Coach.
Your state/ territory will determine the exact cost of the coaching course.
To register for an upcoming BEG Coaches Course please click here.
If there are no BEG Coaches Courses listed in your State, please click here for the contact details of your BMX State or Territory organisation to find out when the next Coaching course may be held in your state.