Why should I become a Taekwondo Kickstarters Coach?

There are many reasons to get involved in Taekwondo Kickstarters as a coach:
Having access to a suite of coaching resources that can be used to deliver taekwondo in schools.
Gaining experience in delivering taekwondo programs to school-aged children.
Exposing more children to the sport of taekwondo and transition them to community programs.
Building stronger relationships with schools in your local area.
Giving back to your local community.

Coach Expectations

To deliver a successful Taekwondo Kickstarters program, coaches will be required to:
Complete the coach accreditation process.
Deliver the program with quality and consistency.
Promote the Taekwondo Kickstarters program through your school network.
Liaise with school contacts to schedule sessions and prepare program logistics.
Provide school students and teachers with a fun and exciting taekwondo experience!

What does a Taekwondo Kickstarters Program look like?

To ensure that the Taekwondo Kickstarters experience is consistent and of a high quality across all programs, coaches will be provided with a comprehensive lesson plan resource (along with supporting resources). An overview of this six-week lesson plan can be seen below:

What do I need to do to become an accredited Taekwondo Kickstarters coach?

The first step in becoming a Taekwondo Kickstarters coach is to register your interest by clicking on the button below. The Taekwondo Kickstarters team will then assist you in getting accredited.​ The below outlines the different accreditation streams available.
Taekwondo Instructors/Coaches
To become a coach and deliver Taekwondo Kickstarters in Sporting Schools please ensure you are working towards the following requirements:
Be aged 16 years or over
Hold a current Working With Children Check
Confirm adequacy of insurance
Be a member of Australian Taekwondo
Complete the online Kickstarters Coach Accreditation
Teachers
Registered teachers can deliver the Taekwondo Kickstarters program in Sporting Schools by meeting the following requirements:
Hold a valid state and/or territory teacher registration
Confirm adequacy of insurance
Complete the online Kickstarters Accreditation Course for Teachers or attend a Teachers Accreditation workshop run by a Taekwondo Instructor
Teachers can complete these courses by booking in a teacher delivered package via the Sporting Schools Booking System.
Coaching Providers/Community Coaches
In locations where Taekwondo Instructors or Teachers cannot deliver the program Australian Taekwondo has developed a Community Coach Accreditation stream. The requirements for this include:
Be aged 16 years or over
Hold a current Working With Children Check
Confirm adequacy of insurance
Be a member of Australian Taekwondo
Complete the online Kickstarters Community Coach Accreditation
Work with a mentor Taekwondo Instructor