UKF Coach Information
UKF Qualified Coaches (Here)
Coaching Criteria (Here)
Want to be a Karate Coach / Instructor?
To become a coach / Instructor, one must be at least 18 Years of age and have achieved 1st Dan Black Belt. Potential coaches can become Assistant Coaches within their club and thereby gain valuable supervised experience. However, before they can become an Assistant Coach each candidate must consent to and obtain a Garda Vetting clearance. Whilst being an Assistant Coach each candidate must attend the following courses:
1. First Aid Course
2. Child Protection Course
3. Referee Course
When a suitable candidate wants to become a Qualified Club Coach they must seek to attain a Level 1 Coaching Course or the Award in Coaching Studies or similar bone fide course.
It is strongly advisable that the candidate should discuss their plans with a Senior UKF Coach.