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Squash Girls Can subsidised coaching courses - apply now

Squash Girls Can subsidised coaching courses - apply now

Passionate about getting more women and girls getting on court? Looking to deliver female-only group sessions? Look no further!

England Squash are holding a subsidised level 1 coaching course at Workout Bristol (formerly Bristol Vivo Centre) on 3rd March and are offering you the chance to:

  • become a qualified England Squash Level 1 coach
  • gain resources and support to successfully deliver female-only (Squash... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Jan 2018 11:05

Tags: Adult Participation, Coaching, Funding, This Girl Can, Women and Girls

Celebrate volunteers and join in with the #BigThankYou

Celebrate volunteers and join in with the #BigThankYou

Ever wanted to say a #BigThankYou but struggled to find the right words? Or that perfect gesture? Well the 17th December is the time to do it!

If you're part of a local sport, recreation or physical activity group, you'll know that it probably wouldn't exist without the time, energy and enthusiasm of local volunteers.

Here's your chance to show them how much you appreciate everything they do.

On the 17... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:19

Tags: Clubs, Coaching, Disability, Volunteering

Take a look at some of our case studies ......

Take a look at some of our case studies ......

From beginner running groups to walking football to working with hospital trusts, we work across a range of areas, take a look at the case studies below for more information.

You can access the Walking Football film here.

Posted: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:23

Tags: Adult Participation, Clubs, Coaching, Disability, Volunteering

How To Coach Young People For An Active Life

How To Coach Young People For An Active Life

UK Coaching and Sport England have created a new animation to assist youth coaches in understanding and help young people positively change their sporting and physical activity behaviours.

Starting a new sport of physical activity or changing from inactive behaviour requires young people to go on a journey of change. Not all young people's journeys will be easy, simple or quickly successful. Some young... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:00

Tags: Coaching, Volunteering

Five ways to promote mental well-being in your coaching

Five ways to promote mental well-being in your coaching

A review of the most up-to-date evidence from the Centre of Wellbeing at the New Economics Foundation suggests that building the following five actions into our day-to-day lives is important for mental well-being. All five actions have coaching through them like a shiny sparkly thread; building connections, being active, reflecting on achievements, volunteering, challenging ourselves, learning something... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 05 Oct 2017 15:55

Tags: Adult Participation, Coaching, Disability, Women and Girls

Somerset FA Youth Council - applications open

Somerset FA Youth Council - applications open

The Somerset FA are now recruiting for the 2017/2018 Somerset FA Youth Council.

They are looking to build a team of 12 young people between the ages of 16-24 from across Somerset to represent children and young people and help shape and develop football in this county.

The newly appointed team of young people will build on the success of last year's team. The structure and roles have changed to reflect... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:14

Tags: Clubs, Coaching, Football, Volunteering

Free online course for coaches - exploring sport coaching and psychology

Free online course for coaches - exploring sport coaching and psychology

Have you experience of sport or fitness coaching either as a participant or a coach? Are you inquisitive about how sport works behind the scenes?

Developed by The Open University and supported by UK Coaching, in this free course, Exploring sport coaching and psychology, you will explore the influence of coaching and psychology through the lens of sports people and teams who have been successful. You... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Jun 2017 12:38

Tags: Coaching

Macmillan Survey for coaches and physical activity leaders

Macmillan Survey for coaches and physical activity leaders

There are currently 2.5 million people living with cancer in the UK and this figure is set to rise to 4 million by2030. Cancer patients are living longer following diagnosis than they did 40 years ago. Today a cancer diagnosis increasingly means living with the disease. Many people are experiencing the consequences of cancer which require support for many years after diagnosis and treatment. Cancer... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 May 2017 14:14

Tags: Coaching, Volunteering

Partners and Sponsors

Partners and Sponsors

  • Sport England
    CSPN
    Sports Coach UK
    Somerset Chamber of Commerce
    Zing Somerset
    Somerset Skills & Learning
  • CPSU