The NCCP is a competency-based program, meaning the NCCP is a program that certifies coaches based on proven abilities to “DO” certain things deemed important to meet the needs of the athletes they coach. Certification is based upon what a coach is able to demonstrate, not the training they may have undergone.
Coaches must go through an evaluation process in the context for which they seek certification. This includes the entire evaluation process for the context and includes requisite online multi-sport training/evaluations and other non-NCCP training/certifications.
Coaches do not receive credit for training modules they do not complete and there is no such thing as “equivalency”. Coaches may, however, seek evaluation without completing recommended NCCP training. This respects and recognizes current coaching competence for Canadian and foreign coaches with significant coaching experience or related background. When coaches seek to achieve “certified status” without completing the workshop training, coaches are challenging for certification.
To Challenge for Certification, a coach must:
|File Title||File Description||Download|
|Taekwondo Canada Coach Code of Conduct||docx (89 KB)|
|Assistant Instructor Portfolio||pdf (853 KB)|
|Dojang Coach Portfolio||pdf (364 KB)|
|Learning Facilitator/Evaluator (LF/LE) Application Form||docx (249 KB)|
|Taekwondo for Life Manual||pdf (39 MB)|
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