Club Coach

The Club BMX Coaching Course (Club BMX) has been developed by BMX Australia and covers the theoretical and practical aspects of coaching entry-level BMX.


Coaching Aims

The aims of a BMXA Club 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 club accredited coach can work with riders of any ability within the scope of their accredited skills.

The BMXA Club Coaching Course teaches the basics of BMX coaching, including:

  • The role of the coach
  • Planning and reviewing a session and managing risk
  • Knowledge and implementation on how to break down and coach the basic bike handling skills (from flat land progressing to the BMX track)
  • Correct fitting of helmets
  • Optimising bike fit and set up using existing equipment

The focus of coaches at this level is vital in supporting the growth in new riders participating in BMX.

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Pre-requisites

Candidates are required to:

These requirements are to be submitted to BMXA prior to attending your club coaching course.


How to Become a BMXA Club Coach

The coaching course is an interactive, face-to-face, one day course that includes discussion, presentations and workshop activities. It will introduce you to the basics of coaching Club level BMX techniques and equipment.

You will be required to take part in practical activities during the coaching course and will receive feedback on your progress throughout the course.

To Register

BMXA Club Coaching courses are held by BMXA State Associations on behalf of BMXA. If you would like to become a BMXA Club Coach, check to see if there is an upcoming coaching course being held in your state or territory.

Courses being held are shown in the BMXA Coaching Calendar Click here

If there are no club coach courses listed in your state, please click here for the contact details of your BMX state or territory association to find out when the next coaching course is being held in your state.

What to Bring/Wear and Assessment

Theoretical and practical assessment are conducted on the course. The following practical tasks are to be completed successfully in order to gain BMXA Club Coach Accreditation:

  • Helmet check
  • Equipment check and bike set-up
  • Risk assessment of BMX track
  • Planning, delivering and evaluating a mini-coaching session for Club BMX riders

Your course presenter will provide equipment and riders for your assessment tasks.

Please ensure you dress in suitable clothing for coaching and the weather and wear appropriate footwear (the practical activities will be conducted on and off the bike).

You will receive the required resources and documents at the start of and during the course. On successful completion of the day and prior submission of your pre-requisites certificates to BMXA, you will be eligible for accreditation as a BMXA Club Coach.


Course Fees

The cost of attending a BMXA Club Coaching is determined by your state/ territory, but will be no more than $100.

For all coaching enquiries that are not answered on our website, please contact BMX Australia on 02 9008 1300 or alternatively email us at coaching@bmxaustralia.com.au.