We oversee the support of parkour coaches nationwide through our dual system coaching model:
The Professional Development (PD) stream is a module-based system that uses a hands-on, experiential learning approach. The modules broadly fit within the following categories:
The PD stream explores a range of important concepts, skills, and philosophies within general coaching practice and parkour-specific content to support aspiring and current coaches. Our courses are adapted to suit the attending participants and are not one size fits all.
Assesses competency in skills necessary for supporting a class led by a Level 2 – Full Coach. Key components tested include:
All applicants of the Level 1 – Assistant Coach Qualification must provide proof of the following prerequisites before admission to the course:
Assesses applicant’s skills in running diverse class scenarios on their own and/or while leading a team. Key components tested include:
All applicants of the Level 2 – Full Coach Qualification must provide proof of the following prerequisites before admission to the course:
Submit all prerequisite information at least three weeks before the qualification date.
If the criteria have been met and the applicant has provided all of the necessary elements, a representative will be in contact about admittance to the relevant qualification. Payment must be received one week before the qualification date to be eligible to participate.
All applicants who successfully complete a qualification receive an official qualification certificate and are added to the Parkour NZ Coaches Register making you eligible for referrals and contract work with Parkour NZ.
The Level 1 – Assistant Coach Qualification is valid for 2 years and can be renewed for another 2 years following attendance at a Parkour NZ Refresher course.
The Level 2 – Full Coach Qualification is valid for 3 years and can be renewed for another 3 years following attendance at a Parkour NZ Refresher course.
If applicants are unsuccessful, they will not be awarded the relevant qualification. Parkour NZ will provide advice and encouragement on how to achieve the qualification should they wish to apply again. The applicant must, however, wait at least 6 months before reapplying.
Phone: +64 27 747 8426 (9am – 5pm, Mon – Fri)
Parkour NZ is a proud founding and Full Member of Parkour Earth.