Posted: Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:17 by Adam Warden
British Blind Sport believes that everyone has the right to participate in a sport of their choice. However, there are many barriers that people with visual impairments can face when trying to be active.
Coaches and volunteers play an important role in developing more recreational activities and British Blind Sport wants to ensure they have the knowledge to provide inclusive and accessible sporting opportunities for people with sight loss. To do this,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:15 by Adam Warden
The British Athletics Supporters' Club (BASC) is looking to assist Coaches and Officials with bursaries.
BASC will award sums of up to £250 to successful applicants who wish to pursue higher standards. This might possibly, but not exclusively, involve attending a qualification course run by UK Athletics, England Athletics or similar organisations.
Posted: Tue, 18 Apr 2017 10:35 by Adam Warden
England Athletics want to support our clubs to make volunteering in our sport the best experience it can possibly be.
As part of this we're going to be providing additional help to clubs who would like to recruit a volunteer co-ordinator, supporting people in this role by providing them with dedicated resources, training and ongoing support. This development is supported by funding from Spirit of 2012.
To plan the best approach for development of the... 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: Tue, 11 Apr 2017 11:28 by Adam Warden
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: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:54 by Adam Warden
Want to volunteers at major events in Birmingham? Check out T.E.A.M Birmingham's latest newsletter highlighting the great work volunteers do across the city specifically focused on running major sports events throughout the year.
Register now by clicking here!
Upcoming T.E.A.M Birmingham events:
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: Wed, 04 Jan 2017 09:36 by Adam Warden
The BaseballSoftballUK Coach Summit is a unique opportunity for the baseball, fastpitch and slowpitch softball coaching community to attend talks, workshops and networking events featuring some of the best speakers and facilitators in the game.
This is the second year for the Coach Summit, which will take place on Saturday 28 January at Birmingham City University, and it has quickly become THE annual event in the British baseball and softball coach... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 04 Jan 2017 09:23 by Adam Warden
Level three rowing coach Carol Cornell provides coaching tips for the first session and beyond
Coaches of beginners can be just as daunted by the range and diversity of a 'newbie' group as the new arrivals themselves!
Through enthusiasm, engagement, knowledge and experience we can put together a safe, but fun, development plan for all beginners that allows our rowers to be proud of incremental improvements and achievements. The plan should recognise... Read More »