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: Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:22 by Adam Warden
A warm welcome, jargon-free communication and a relaxed environment are all part of our new plan to bring the benefits of good coaching to everybody.
Coaching in an Active Nation: The Coaching Plan for England aims to shake up the way we think about and deliver coaching.
With figures showing a third all of people who don't play sport saying that a coach would encourage them to start, redefining what it means... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 02 Nov 2016 09:39 by Adam Warden
Birmingham FA has launched a voluntary accreditation scheme for Coaching Organisations working within our County boundary. By working in partnership with coaching providers within the County, this will ensure that appropriate, fun and safe football sessions are available for participants.
Our accredited coaching providers strive to offer the same service that we aim to deliver as the County FA: 'Football for All'. This is adhered to by the acceptance... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 01 Nov 2016 16:15 by Adam Warden
In line with continually improving our support to clubs we are working closely with the neighbouring County Cricket Boards to ensure we provide the best possible support to you and your cricket club.
With this in mind Worcestershire and Warwickshire Cricket Boards are working together to improve the offer of our coach education services. As of 2016/17 all coach education courses will be administered by Warwickshire Cricket Board with courses being... 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, 11 Oct 2016 09:09 by Adam Warden
James Anderson, Stuart Broad and Fran Wilson were among those who gathered at Lords to honour the efforts of grassroots volunteers at the 2016 NatWest Outstanding Service to Cricket awards (OSCAs).
Representatives from Warwickshire and the West Midlands were present following nominations locally and it was great to see local volunteers receiving national recognition for the work they put in to ensure cricket in our county thrives.
Many congratulations... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 11 Oct 2016 08:54 by Adam Warden
British Canoeing has today announced the launch of the new award which aims to create more opportunities to paddle by increasing the number of qualified leaders.
The Paddlesport Leader Award is the latest addition to British Canoeing's existing leadership qualifications and will specifically be aimed at people leading others in a sheltered water environment, such as canals, ungraded sections of rivers, estuaries, small lakes and lochs.
The award is... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 12 Jul 2016 09:47 by Adam Warden
Whether you are an athlete or coach, being aware of the latest anti-doping information is essential. The 100%me Clean Sport App makes this much easier.
Another very useful way to ensure you are fully aware of the latest anti-doping information is to use the 100%me Clean Sport App. This App is available to download via iTunes, Googleplay or the Windows Store and provides athletes, coaches and athlete support personnel with essential information on-the-go... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 12 Jul 2016 09:39 by Adam Warden
Do you know anyone who deserves to be recognised for their standout contribution to rowing?
If so, the annual British Rowing Volunteer Awards is your chance to see their hard work rewarded. The 2016 award is now open for nominations. Last year we had a total of 43 nominations from across the country.
There are two awards, the Volunteer Award and the Coach of the Year Award with separate nomination forms for each.
Nominations close on 31st August 2016... Read More »