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Judospace Advanced Coach Award Level 3

Bath Practical Block

Bath 2016 Practical Block

The Judospace Educational Institute offer a final opportunity to complete the practical block for those coaches already registered on the Level 3 Advanced Coach Award. This follows the withdrawal of the EJU Accreditation for future students. (More information about the course approval is available here).

Dates: Saturday 28 - Tuesday 31 May 2016

Times: 0900 - 1700 each day

Location: Bath Judo Club, Garraway Centre, Hawarden Terrace, BA1 6RE. England

Registration fee: £450 

(Click the Paypal link below to register)

Final Practical Block

This will be the last opportunity to complete the practical block.

Existing enrolled coaches have until 31 December 2016 to submit any outstanding assignments for modules 1 - 6. No further submissions will be accepted after that.

Any coaches not completing all modules and practical block will be issued with a Certificate of Achievement for the completed modules.

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Judo Coach Award Advanced Level

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Dr Mike Callan

Mike is the Principal of the Judospace Educational Institute. He is a Visiting Fellow at the University of Essex, and the Technical Director of Coaching for the BJA Northern Home Counties Area.

Previously he was the International Federation Services Group Leader for Judo for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and Sports Development Manager and Director of Judo at the University of Bath. Currently Mike is a Didactic Expert for the European Judo Union.  He was elected as President of the International Association of Judo Researchers in Rio de Janeiro in 2007, and as Secretary General and Treasurer of the Commonwealth Judo Association in Singapore in 2010. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity. Formerly Mike has been a Board Member of the British Judo Association. He competed in the World University Judo Championships in Warsaw in 1980.

He has; a PhD relating to support for judo players in an educational environment, from the University of Bath.  He has a Diploma in Itsutsu-no-kata from the Kodokan Judo Institute. He was awarded the International Olympic Committee Diploma in 2001 and the International Judo Federation Special Recognition Award in 2009. He holds the grade of 7th Dan.

Darren Warner

A regular international tutor for the EJU Advanced Coach Award, Darren is the Chief Exeutive of the Welsh Judo Association.

Darren was a Performance Coach for the London 2012 Olympic Games, working alongside Kate Howey, focusing on three Team GB members. This included silver medallist Gemma Gibbons, whose silver medal contributed to British Judo's best Olympic Games since 1992.

As a national coach for eight years, Darren has achieved success at every level. As a Great Britain development coach, he led the under 23 European Team to five medals in 2007, Britain's biggest medal haul at this event. Then in 2008, he led the Great Britain Team to three medals at the World Junior Championships, their biggest highest medal tally of the last twenty years.

Darren is a former British Champion with over ten years experience as a full time athlete. He has a BA Hons Sport Management from Coventry University, where he also won the Tutors Award for best student for highest overall grade. As a club coach, Darren has a very holistic approach to judo, highlighted by the fact that two of the London 2012 Paralympic Team started judo with him, including double Paralympic medalist Sam Ingram.

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Please register by completing the course payment at the link below, by 28 March 2016.

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