Junior Coaching Program

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The BMAA is in the process of beginning a new junior coaching program. The objective will be to encourage youngsters into our beloved sport and to help and encourage those already hooked. Once we are in operation our team will be there to offer help, guidance and support through workshops and fish-ins.

BMAA committee are pleased to confirm that we now have two level 2 coaches who can plan, deliver and review linked and progressive angling sessions. These L2 courses were undertaken through the Angling Trust and will assist in the our aim to being granted Fishmark accreditation (see below).

Level 2 coaching certificate Tutor Jez King organises the junior coaching sessions, you can contact him on – 07855 833113


BMAA are working towards achieving Fishmark accreditation. Fishmark is a nationally recognised quality assurance proving the club has met high standards in the following:

  • The Playing Programme.
  • Duty Of Care And Safeguarding And Protecting Children And Young People.
  • Knowing Your Club And Its Community.
  • Club Management.

At the present time we are seeking helpers. If you can spare a little time occasionally please get in touch. Regular helpers will need to be DBS checked . This is a simple process, it involves filling in a straightforward form. We will help you through it. In return for giving a small amount of your valuable time you will receive a feeling that you have done something worthwhile and will have a lot of fun!

In time we will be training successful helpers to level 1 coaching standard. This is an advanced helper level and a stepping stone to level 2. Licenced level 2 coaches carry insurance, are trained in child support, first aid, health and safety and are responsible for carrying out risk assessments to ensure everyone concerned enjoys themselves in a safe environment.

Our coaching will consist of –

workshops – learning to set up tackle and rigs, knot tying, casting, fish recognition, baits etc.

Fish ins – assisted fishing time by the water. Ratio maximum four juniors to one adult. In practice many juniors will need one to one tuition.

Use Of Photographs And Recorded Images.

All Parents/Carers/Guardians of young people attending our coaching sessions will be requested to fill out this form. The Photographs and recorded images may be used on our website www.burtonmutual.co.uk and our forum www.burtonmutualangling.net . They may also be on view in the angling press. local and national newspapers and Television.

If you do not consent to images being used for the above purposes, or indeed do not wish for images to taken at all, please fill in the form accordingly.