The World OCR Coach Education Programme has five key objectives:
Level 2: January 3-5, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Level 2: January 11-12, Singapore, TFX Millenia Walk
Level 2: January 31 - February 2, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Level 2: February 21-23, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Level 2: March 26-29, Colorado Springs, USA - Postponed
Level 2: May 15-16, Cebu, Philippines - Tentative
Level 3: May 17-18, Manila, Philippines - Tentative
Level 2: Summer, United Kingdom - dates tbd
Level 3: Autumn, United Kingdom - dates tbd
Courses are for coaches with proficiency teaching and training athletes. We suggest a minimum of 12 months experience as a certificated coach in strength and conditioning, athletics, triathlon, OCR or similar. Alternatively there is an option to undertake the Coach Foundation exam.
If you wish to access the next level course, you must have at least 100 hours of coaching practice applying the course content at the level you are certificated.
CPD and at least 100 hours of coaching will be required every 2-years to maintain certification.
Faye Stenning (CAN) BKin, CSCS, FMS
#1 World Ranked Spartan Athlete, 2016; 2nd Spartan US Championship Series, 2016; 3rd Spartan World Championships, 2016; Coach at Grit Coaching
Nikolaj Maegaard Dam (DEN), BA, MSc Sport Science & Health, University of Southern Denmark, Advanced Strength, Conditioning and Sport Psychology (Calif. University Long Beach)
European Champion Mixed 2018, #1 Nordic Race Series 2016-2017, 2nd best European OCRWC, Co-owner OCR Training Denmark
Leon Kofoed Andersen (DEN) MSc Copenhagen Business School, Mathematics and Economics, BSc Tulane Univeristy (USA) Finance
OCR European Champion 2018-2019, Co-owner of OCR Training Denmark, Former Ninja Warrior Competitor, Passionate business owner, teacher at Copenhagen Business School.
Rachel Cosgrove (USA) BSc Physiology, CSCS (NSCA)
Rachel was IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year in 2012. An Ironman triathlete she has been to the World Championships on Team USA for triathlon. Rachel has also competed in powerlifting and fitness competitions. She has certifications from the International Society of Sports Nutrition, USA Weightlifting, Functional Movement Systems, and Precision Nutrition.
Alwyn Cosgrove (GBR / USA) BSc Sports Performance, BSc. (hon) Sports Science
Alwyn started in martial arts in 1986 adding fitness classes in 1989, and studied under top international fitness professionals and coaches. Clientele include top level athletes, World Champions, and professionals in a multitude of sports. Alwyn has co-authored five books in the “New Rules of Lifting” series and is a frequent contributor to publications such as Men's Health.
Heather Gollnick (USA) SGX L2
Spartan Race World Champion Masters Athlete; OCR Masters Athlete of the Year; 5x Ironman Champion; Triathlon Coach; Author of Triathlete EQ
Jessica O'Connell (CAN) BS Exercise Physiology, MSc Kinesiology, CSP-CEP
2016 Olympian (5,000 m PB 15:06); 10-time Canadian Championship, Canadian indoor 5,000m record holder (2019); All-American in track and field; WVU magna cum laude
Leah Garcia (USA) BA, CPT
UCI World Mountain Bike Champion (hill climb), North American Mountain Bike Champion; Basque National Champion (Spain); Award winning TV professional; Celebrity fitness trainer; Author of Weight Training for Women and Cycling for Everyone
Ian Adamson (AUS) BEng (hon), MSc Sports Medicine
10x World Champion; Gold, Silver & Bronze X-Games medalist; 6x World Record Holder (endurance kayak and Ninja); Age Group World Champion in Ninja OCR, Pentathlon Biathle, Pentathlon Triathle, and Spartan Race. US and Australian Canoe Team member; Author of Runners World Guide to Adventure Racing; University lecturer, event and television producer; Global head of coach certification and training Newton Running 2007 - 2014 and Corporate Adventure Training 1998 - 2003
Hear about Jordan Rudolph's experience attending the first Level 2 Coach Development program in the United States.
Coaching framework documents are being revised and will be reposted soon.
This playlist includes the running drills for establishing efficient movement patterns.
Let the UNAA guide you as a certified ninja coach for ninja competitions. Our new certification program is comprehensive in content, but easy to master and looks great on your resume. UNAA’s Certification is geared toward Officiating of UNAA competitions and Ninja Obstacle Course competition training. By completing the UNAA Certification program you will be given the knowledge and information to properly officiate a UNAA competition and train athletes for Ninja Obstacle course competition.
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