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Physical Activity and Sport Participation Coaching
  • Created 2 months ago

    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

    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 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...
  • Updated 3 years ago

    A Guide to Visually Impaired Friendly Sport

    London Sport
    Every person with a visual impairment (VI) has the right to participate in physical activity, despite the barriers that VI imposes. This resource is useful for any individual or organisation delivering physical activity for support, ideas and guidance on how to include people with VI.    The document will help the reader to understand sight loss and eye conditions, understand and apply knowledge to meet the needs of people with VI, us...
  • Created 3 years ago

    Helping Women and Girls to Get Active: A Practical Guide

    London Sport
    This interactive guide provides practical advice, suggestions and tips from various organisations that work to encourage women and girls to participate in sport and physical activity. It will help the reader to attract women's attention and encourage them to attend sessions, make sessions appropriate to the target audience and keep women and girls coming back.
  • Created 3 years ago

    Helping The Girls Believe They Can

    London Sport
    This guide is for coaches, leaders and activators to support more women and girls to enjoy sport and physical activity. The document helps coaches to recognise women's needs and values, engage with the audience that makes up inactive females and understand and counteract the fear of being judged. It provides practical tips for coaching women, how to engage them as influencers in the session, how to promote a sporting habit and developme...
  • Created 3 years ago

    What's the Score?

    London Sport
    The Sport and Recreation Alliance has produced research on sports clubs across Europe, looking at participation levels, facilities, finance, social inclusion and volunteering. Key findings include: - 70% of membership is male, 30% is female - 25% of sports clubs have no disabled members - 26% of clubs said none of their members were over 65 - 15% ran targeted initiatives to encourage disabled people, and 11% to encourage over 65s, t...