More than 160 people of all ages and abilities came together on Friday 19th October to celebrate the Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership annual awards held at The Cooper Associates Cricket Ground, Taunton. The awards, organised by Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership (SASP) highlight the achievements and successes of inspirational volunteers, outstanding coaches, talented athletes and high... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:36
Research shows that coaching benefits over 9m people across the UK
UK Coaching, the lead agency for coaching in the UK; with a mission to put coaching at the heart of physical activity and sport, has unveiled its principles of 'Great Coaching' which support everyone in the UK to recognise and celebrate when great coaching is taking place.
Research conducted by YouGov on behalf of UK Coaching, revealed... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 09:31
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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