Roots of Movement Secure £9,480 funding

Lottery funding for next generation of Scottish Parkour Coaches 

Roots of Movement has announced that they has secured £9,480 funding from Awards for All Scotland in order to train the next generation of Parkour Coaches in Scotland!

The project, titled ‘Parkour Coaching for all’ will train a minimum fourteen new learners to become Parkour UK ADAPT 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Parkour/Freerunning (QCF) qualified coaches. The learners will be from nearly every Parkour community in Scotland. In addition at least five learners will undertake the Parkour UK ADAPT 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Parkour/Freerunning (QCF) qualification. These learners are to cover some of Scotland’s bigger communities, to lead and supervise the Level 1 coaches.

This will set up an infrastructure of qualified Parkour coaches placed around Scotland to allow provision for regular Parkour classes, courses and events anywhere in the country, meeting the current demand from young people and community groups and encouraging access to Parkour training, growing the communities.

The Parkour UK ADAPT 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Parkour/Freerunning (QCF) course will run Tuesday 6th – Friday 9th August in Glasgow 

The Parkour UK ADAPT 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Parkour/Freerunning (QCF) course will run Wednesday 21st – Sunday 25th August with the assessments taking place later in the year.

For more information about booking please contact Roots of Movement  

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