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    Online Course to Educate Coaches About People with Mental Health Problems

    London Sport
    A new online training course aims to help coaches and sport and physical activity providers increase their knowledge of mental health. The course is the result of a collaboration between Sport England, UK Coaching, 1st4sport and mental health charity Mind. Mental Health Awareness for Sport and Physical Activity is designed to equip people with the skills to support and engage people experiencing mental health problems, as well as impres...
  • Created 2 years ago

    This Girl Can: London

    London Sport
    This report aims to provide a picture of the targeted This Girl Can funded project delivered by London Sport during summer 2017. It’s based on observation from London Sport, with feedback gathered from partners and recipients. Referring to three groups of stakeholders: 1.    Delivery Partner – the organisation providing the delivery coach e.g. GoodGym 2.    Delivery Coach – the individual delivering the activity for 6-10 weeks. 3.  ...
  • Created 2 years ago

    Coaching in the UK

    London Sport
    UK Coaching commissioned YouGov to survey 20,000 adults and 1,000 children in 2017. The primary aim of the survey was to explore the experience of receiving coaching and the experience of being a coach. The survey incorporated a broader definition of coaching, to include anyone involved in or receiving coaching across the whole sport and physical activity sector. Three statistical summaries of data relating to coaches, adult participant...
  • Updated 2 years ago

    The Heart of Coaching in London: An Analysis of the Existing Workforce

    London Sport
    The following report aims to provide a picture of the current workforce behind delivery of physical activity and sport in London.  It is based on data collected by London Sport between September and December 2016. The survey was aligned to the work undertaken by Sports Coach UK for the 2015 Coaching Statistics and Analysis report to allow a national comparison. Reference is made to Coaching in an active nation, the Sport England strateg...
  • Updated 2 years ago

    Impairment-specific Coaching Awareness Top Tips

    London Sport
    These factsheets serve to upskill coaches and sports developers and raise awareness around specific impairment groups. Participants should always be treated as individuals and not defined by their impairment. This information provides a highly generic level of information and should be used as a reference point only. When coaching a disabled person speak to them about their abilities and aspirations in your sport, never assume.
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    Inclusive Coaching

    London Sport
    In coaching terms, an 'inclusive coach' has the ability to positively and effectively coach a group of athletes who may have very different needs. This is not specific to coaches working with disabled children, players and athletes good coaches will always be working inclusively because they want everyone in their session to improve. This guide will provide the basic tips to help create a more inclusive environment for all participants.
  • Updated 2 years ago

    Coaching Disabled People: What Coaches Need to Know

    London Sport
    In 2013 sports coach UK undertook a research project, led by Leeds Beckett University, to understand more about disabled people's experiences of being coached. From this research sports coach UK created guidance, based on what disabled people have experienced and what they feel is needed from a coach to create a positive sporting experience. This infomation provides key points of best practice which can be implemented before and during ...
  • Updated 2 years ago

    The Impact an Online Learning Platform has on Coaches' Behaviour and Practice

    London Sport
    An in-depth nine-month research study conducted in partnership with Hull University has shown that being a member of ConnectedCoaches can make you a better coach.The purpose of the project was to investigate the benefit of deliberately designed and delivered learning, which included coaches’ engagement with ConnectedCoaches, on the development and subsequent behaviour and practice of coaches.The journeys of three coaches were tracked, a...
  • Updated 2 years ago

    Coaching and Volunteering Participation by Borough

    London Sport
    This dataset presents Sport England Active People Survey data from APS 1 (2005/6) through to APS 10 (2015/16). Data is broken down by:  - Proportion of the population who have received sports coaching or tuiting at least once in the last 12 months by borough - Proportion of the population who have taken part in any sports volunteering activity at least once in the last 28 days by borough
  • Created 2 years ago

    Including Everyone in Your Sessions

    London Sport
    In coaching terms, an 'inclusive coach' has the ability to positively and effectively coach a group of people who may have very different needs. This is not specific to coaches working with disabled children, players and athletes - good coaches will always be working inclusively because they want everyone in their session to have fun and improve. This guide provides a framework for coaches to make changes to their sessions in terms of s...