What are Coaching Points?

Coaching Points & Learning Outcomes Coaching points are made in a number of ways to convey information to your students Learning outcomes aren’t always shared with your students, but are end products that you’re working towards in your session Coaching points can be tailored to help students meet their learning outcomes Various Means of Coaching…

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Competition Audits

What does ‘pending’ mean in the sense of a competition audit? Since moving from paper applications to the online application process some of you have asked “when is an application classed as pending, for me to be able to play an active role as a coach, referee, judge or volunteer at an event?” “Pending” only…

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Abuse scandal rocks football

As the abuse scandal rocks football, it’s only a matter of time before other sports and activity sessions are looked at more closely. Parents have a responsibility to ensure that they are sending their children into safe environments and instructors, teachers and coaches have a greater responsibility to ensure that the sessions are fun, safe…

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Coach Mark

Coach Mark Following the successful implementation of the Clubmark programme, did you know that many local authorities are introducing a system called Coach Mark to ensure that people working in their community meet minimum operating standards. Each County Sports Partnership (CSP) will hold a database of people who meet the criteria and schools/community groups will…

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UK Charter for Sports Governance

New Governance Code launched UK Sport & Sport England have launched a new Code for Sports Governance which sets out the levels of transparency, accountability and financial integrity that will be required from ANYONE asking for Government and National Lottery funding from April 2017. Make sure you know what the new rules are. If you…

New Sport England Funding

We are delighted to tell you that Sport England has announced some new funding for activities in England.  Click here to find out what you can apply for and when the deadlines are.  Don’t forget to talk to your county sports partnership and local authority for any background information you might need, to prove your…

Could you host a Level 2 Course?

We’re already looking ahead to 2017 and the new Coach Education season.  We’ve taken a look at the instructor database and we know we have a number of instructors in the following locations who need to attend the Level 2 course. London – 3 courses needed Merseyside – 1 course needed County Durham / Tyne…

Clubmark

We need your help!

Clubmark is one of the targets we have agreed with Sport England in exchange for funding and we need more clubs to register.  Can you help? Clubmark is the universally acknowledged cross sport accreditation scheme for community sports Clubs.  Any club can apply for Clubmark and we encourage all of our clubs to get involved!…

More Demand for KickSister

KickSister is a female-only programme which combines fitness, fun, personal safety and Taekwondo. Following the success of Predator Taekwondo at this year’s National Satellite Club of the Year Awards, we are seeing a demand for more Taekwondo classes across the County Sports Partnership network.  We need more instructors who can work in the community to…

Satellite Club of the Year Awards

A Taekwondo satellite club based in Epsom has won the silver award in the National Satellite Club Awards, in recognition of its work to help get more young people active. Predator Taekwondo Rosebery satellite is one of 172 satellite clubs in Surrey supported by Active Surrey and National Governing Bodies of sport which have engaged…

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Connected Coaches – Forum

ABOUT CONNECTED COACHES Connected Coaches is an online community of sports coaches who want to talk 24/7 about everything that is coach and coaching related.  If you are facing a difficult problem within your club; or just want to chew over an idea with like minded people – then Connected Coaches is for you. What’s…

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BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year

BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year 2016: Nominations open After an incredible year of sport, you now have the chance to nominate your Young Sports Personality of the Year. The winner of the award will be announced during this year’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year, which will come live from the Genting Arena,…