Tags: Sports Coach UK
Posted: Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:24 by Adam Warden
The UK Coaching Summit is the central mechanism to reinforce leadership and direction across all levels of coaching, across the whole of the UK.
Tickets for the UK Coaching Summit are now on sale and sessions are beginning to fill up for our June event in Northern Ireland. The Summit arrives at the Slieve Donard Resort in Newcastle Co. Down from Tuesday 6 to Wednesday 7 June.
With a theme of Extending our Reach, the event has a programme full of learning... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 11 Apr 2017 11:35 by Adam Warden
It is hard to believe we are one year on from CSP's being tasked with testing the principles of the new Sport England Coaching Plan for England. It only seems like yesterday that Coaching Leads attended CSP roadshows across the country, but so much has been achieved in the 12 months since.
CSP's were tasked with testing the principles of a Plan that was yet to be officially launched – a unique and challenging task, with CSP's granted the freedom... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 06 Apr 2017 12:08 by Adam Warden
Over three years, more than 7,000 people have benefitted from Sainsbury's Inclusive Community Training. As a result, tens of thousands of disabled people are leading a more active lifestyle. The programme is reaching its final six months of this funding cycle and the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) is using an awareness week to celebrate the successes so far. From 6-13 April, join us in promoting the value of this training in communities... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 04 Jan 2017 15:39 by Adam Warden
Sports Coach UK recognises that the safety and wellbeing of children who engage in sport and physical activity should be every coach's number one priority.
Which is why receiving face-to-face professional training on safeguarding and protecting children is such an important and necessary first step for anyone new to coaching.
Face-to-face training also allows coaches an opportunity to ask questions they may not otherwise be able to ask. They can do... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 20 Dec 2016 09:51 by Adam Warden
The safety and wellbeing of children who engage in sport and physical activity should be every coach's number one priority.
Sports Coach UK recognises that safeguarding training is an essential precursor for any coach. We have 21 years' experience of equipping coaches with the knowledge to identify potential tell-tale signs of abuse and instilling in them the confidence to respond to any issues that should arise sensitively, appropriately and effectively.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 11 Oct 2016 09:34 by Adam Warden
The Inclusive Community Training programme is a creative, informal and informative training programme which has been designed to improve the skills and confidence of those who support disabled people of all ages within the community to be more active.
Over 5,000 people trained…
As a result of the Sainsbury's Inclusive Community Training programme, over 5,338 individuals have been trained through 417 workshops. 2,718 (51%) of the individuals trained... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 11 Oct 2016 09:24 by Adam Warden
The cost of qualifications is often cited as being a barrier to the development of coaches. In order to help individuals overcome some of these costs, sports coach UK in partnership with the England Coaching Network, Governing Bodies of Sport and the Home Country Sports Councils have produced this handy guide to help identify potential sources of funding.
The guide is split up by country and region to enable individuals to click through to information... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 21 Jun 2016 15:54 by Adam Warden
The UK Coaching Awards honour sports coaches and coaching organisations who have demonstrated outstanding success over the previous 12 months.
Hosted by sports coach UK, the showpiece event is seen as one of the most prestigious within the coaching community. Now in its 19th year, it raises the profile of coaches and the role they play in encouraging participation, performance and excellence. Previous winners include the most successful coaches from... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 06 Jun 2016 15:34 by Adam Warden
By Mike Dale, Managing Editor (Magazines)
Society is changing. We're living longer, busier and more demanding lives, but we're also tech-savvy, health- and image-conscious. The challenge for coaching is how to adapt to these trends.
This subject made for a fascinating debate on the first morning of the 10th UK Coaching Summit, co-hosted by sports coach UK and Sport Wales at the Vale Resort in Cardiff.
High-performance coach and mentor Andy McCann neatly... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 26 Apr 2016 12:27 by Emily Smith
You can now book your place on the 2016 UK Coaching Summit.
The event theme is Coaching: Business Critical and aims to inform, empower and inspire delegates to create positive change for anyone receiving coaching and anyone providing coaching.
Taking place over two days on Tuesday 7th June and Wednesday 8th June in Manchester, at a cost of £240 per person the event builds on previous successful Summits held across the home countries each year.... Read More »