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BBS specialisation courses in FUNctional Training help coaches bring cutting-edge sports science into practice, using the BBS Training Method. For sports and fitness coaches aiming to maximise the efficiency and engagement of their training sessions, learn how the body is our most powerful asset in developing skill and performance.


Get started right away with the BBS_1 foundations course focused on body awareness, functional movement, skill development, and making your existing training sessions more FUNctional! Delve deeper and learn to design and deliver your own FUNctional Training session using minimal equipment with our advanced courses BBS_2 and BBS_3.


Discover a progressive, holistic approach to sports science. Stand out as a leader in body and skill training, by offering FUNctional Training sessions that everyone will want to join! Our course is licence-free and adaptable to your existing coaching practice and sport.

COURSE AIMS: BBS_1 FUNctional Training explores the body in motion with a focus on skill-based training to develop more engaging, safe and inclusive approach to conditioning. Learn to use the BBS Training Method for FUNctional Training to increase enjoyment of training sessions and boost engagement and participation through structured progression, based on motor skill development, functional movement and sports science pedagogy.


DESIGNED FOR: Sports coaches, trainers, fitness instructors, and coaches who wish to emerge as frontrunners. From recreational to competitive sports teams or group fitness fitness, FUNctional Training will improve body awareness, diversity and skill-focused training to your existing coaching practice.

CERTIFICATE: Upon the completion of any eLearning course, all students will receive a non-endorsed certificate.

BBS_1 students may also receive an endorsed certificate based on the prerequisite of having an external qualification. Students will complete an online prerequisites form at completion of the course, which includes specifying which organisation(s) and governing body(ies) issued their qualification, providing the title and level of their qualification, and selecting the appropriate endorsement organisation.


Registration closes 2 weeks before Course Start Date. 


Courses Available: 

BBS_1 | FUNctional Training FOUNDATIONS (eLearning)

For sports and fitness coaches who want to start their FUNctional Training specialisation journey, and maximise efficiency and engagement in their training sessions using a FUNctional Training approach. You will learn the foundations of a Body and Skill focused training method, using 10 FUNdamental Movement exercises to improve body awareness, resilience, and performance - and how to integrate these concepts as you create enjoyable, safe, and effective training sessions in your chosen sport or discipline.

BBS_2 | Functional Anatomy & Skill Development IMMERSION (eLearning)
Explore the multifaceted elements of skill development and the diversity of the human physical spectrum. Our immersion course is the next step on your specialisation journey: explore the spectrum of human skill and performance potential as an outcome of physiology, genetics, integrated biomechanics, adaptation, and training. You'll learn to integrate a whole-systems approach to skill development through movement and training, incorporating the diverse needs of athletes, participants, and teams.

BBS_3 | FUNctional Training SPECIALISATION (Blended Learning)

Complete your specialisation in FUNctional Training by demonstrating a thorough understanding of applied sports science to body and skill development. Present your training session plans, periodisation, and practical training demonstrations. Show confidence in teaching a FUNctional Training approach for skill development and performance. Specialisation certificates are awarded to coaches proficient in planning, leading, and demonstrating skill-based training for participants of all levels, from grassroots to elite.


FUNctional Training for Sports & Fitness - Coaches Courses

    BBS_1 BBS Baseline + FUNdamentals 

    BBS_0 eLearning Welcome

    BBS_1 Introduction to Holistic Training

    Safety & Prevention

    BBS_2 Anatomy in Motion: Natural Movement Basics

    BBS_0 Welcome & Student Success

    BBS_A Functional Anatomy


    BBS_2 Movement Baseline


    BBS_2 Holistic Training


    BBS FUNctional Training Workshop

    BBS FUNctional Training Assessment

    BBS Best Practice Guidelines


    BBS_S Safety & Prevention

BBS Sports Coaching Courses


Our vision is to empower coaches to teach body awareness, grow their active communities, and foster a wider enjoyment of sport.


Coaches and educators are the connectors of active communities. By developing knowledge and igniting coaches’ passion for sports, we can build more active communities. We believe that by integrating a more FUNctional training approach in sports, we can increase our wellbeing and performance through the joy of an active lifestyle and learning new skills. 


Through improved body awareness, a holistic approach to training, and an open-minded philosophy, we learn to fuel our passion for sports, develop our skills, and build active communities. 


BBS Training Academy helps coaches lead with confidence by teaching FUNctional coaching skills and applying innovative sports science methods. 

Our mission is to make sports science education more diverse and accessible to all coaching levels.  We aim to teach more coaches and educators how to incorporate a diverse, holistic approach to sports and training.


We follow a Quality Coaching mission that inspires a sense of discovery and increases engagement in sports, skill development, and body awareness, with a strong commitment to diversity, athlete welfare, and sustainable practices.


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