There are plenty of Continual Professional Development (CPD) courses and opportunities to develop your coaching.
What is it?
An interactive e-learning programme designed to give coaches the knowledge and understanding to help guide athletes in clean sport. Coach Clean has been developed by sports coach UK and UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) and is the only anti-doping course that relates to the coach’s role.
What are the benefits?
Complete Coach Clean and you’ll:
Be able to support clean sport
Improve your understanding of anti-doping and what this means for coaches and athletes
Better prepare athletes for testing
Be able to explain the wide-reaching consequences of an anti-doping rule violation
Have ideas about how to promote clean sport in your own coaching environment
Ideal for your continuing professional development
Cost only £15 -for limited period
GO/FENCE is British Fencing's introduction to fencing intiative, using plastic and foam equipment. The course is designed to teach PE teachers, sports leaders and also registered coaches how to lead fencing sessions using the soft form of the sport. Registered coaches who wish to learn more about GO/FENCE are welcomed to apply for a Leaders course.
For listing of GO/FENCE Leaders courses please click here.
For more information on GO/FENCE please contact Jack Boteler at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Sports Coach UK run an extensive range of CPD workshops for coaches across the country. These workshops include:
Dymond Strength run several Strength and Conditioning courses aimed at Level 2 NGB qualified courses. Please click here for a list of courses they run.
For more information please visit their website at www.dymondstrength.com .
St Mary's University College, Twickenham also run a number of short courses for coaches. Please visit their website for more information on what courses they offer and there availability.
Leeds Met Carnegie University run a several CPD courses for coaches. Please visit their website for more information.
Mental Health in Sport is a programme administered by Time to Change, an anti-stigma campaign run by the leading mental charities Mind and Rethink.
Mental Health Awareness in Sport is an introductory course for sports coaches to gain a better understanding of mental health in a sporting context. For more information on this course and for bookings please contact email@example.com .
Sport Structures are a sports management consultancy who deliver a number of qualifications, workshops and courses to support sports coaches.
For more information on the courses Sport Structures run and for bookings please visit their website.
County Sport Partnerships may also offer CPD workshops as well as forums and conferences for local coaches. For more information on what CPD opportunities your County Sport Partnership may have please contact them using the contact details on the Funding for Coaches page.
British Fencing and England Fencing will be hosting the third Coach, Club and Volunteer Conference at Loughborough University in March 2012.
Provisional information on the 2012 Coach, Club and Volunteer Conference is now available here. Please note that this information may be subject to change.
For more information on the conference and to book your place please contact Katie Dolan at firstname.lastname@example.org .
There are also conferences dedicated to coaching and elite performance across the country held annually by a number of different organisations. They include:
Registered Coaches will be contacted as and when we are informed of upcoming CPD and Conference opportunities.
The Guernsey Sports Commission run a number of coaching workshops & training opportunities throughout the year. These courses are provided for sports coaches, sports leaders, volunteers and anyone with an interest in furthering their sporting ability. These courses are provided to ensure that coaches can remain skilled, and can further their continued professional development (CPD). These courses are also provided to enable all coaches to fulfil the minimum standards for deployment required by a range of National Sporting Governing Bodies. For more information about the workshops visit their website here www.guernseysports.com