EUF Train the Trainer - Training Unit Template
Standardized Training Structure in order to have more people able to deliver a good beginner training
Pedagogical methods in order to run beginner trainings
The European Ultimate Federation - Train the Trainer (TtT) Level 1 - program is targeted to anyone that wants to learn trainings methods and structures in order to run demostration trainings in schools or beginner trainings in after school programs or in clubs.
The first edition took place in 2017, strongly based on the Trainer Certification Manual and Methodology of the Federazione Italiana Flying Disc (FIFD) . Since then the program evolved a lot thanks to the contributions of various experts from Austria, Germany, The Netherlands, Poland and the United Kindom.
The EUF TtT Level 1 Program is structured in 2 sessions of 20 units each.
The EUF TtT Level 1 Course
The first one is an hands-on course where the partipants learn with the learning-by-doing approach following contents:
Role and Responsibilities of a Trainer
General Rules and Tipps for good communication
How to give effective feedback
Pedagogical methods how to handle groups
How to structure a training unit
How to teach the Spirit of the Game
How to explain what is Ultimate
How to run single drills in a safe way
The drill progression
How to adapt drills according to the space and number of people
How to acquire new players, create a team, coach a team
Teaching Ultimate in schools
The EUF TtT Level 1 practical session
The second part of the certification consists in running 20 Units (1 unit = 45') of beginner trainings as part of a EUF Youth Camp, in schools or in a club, filling the the training reports and getting the feedback from the head coach.
Example of a Training Unit Plan
This is the training unit plan for the standard training we do when we go to a school for the first time.
Related good Practices
Define a standard training for recruiters, so that more people are able to deliver a good beginner training