I was recently having a good trawl of the internet looking for interesting and useful documents to support my work. I came across the ‘Montreal Toolkit’, published by the International Working Group for Women in Sport. It had a really great section which gave answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about gender... Read more
Posted Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 16:26 by scohen with comment(s)
To all you coaches out there, would you like new coaching assistant? Great! Read on to learn more…
Out of the 3.6million (approximately) coaches out there, only about 30% of them are women. UK Coaching, through Reach, is working to support more women in coaching. We share women’s coaching stories, provide top tips for coaching, and also supply many useful guides and... Read more
Posted Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 08:41 by scohen with comment(s)
Inspirational People Make a Difference
We have all had inspirational people in our lives, whether it was our parents, siblings, or perhaps a teacher from school. Someone who understood you, knew how to motivate and support you, perhaps towards a goal they helped you identify.
To be able to replicate that same effect for everyone, every time would be an... Read more
Posted Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 13:00 by cblain with comment(s)
This year’s UK Coaching Summit was definitely one for celebrity spotters, with an opening address from HRH The Princess Royal; Rory McIlroy coincidentally joining delegates for breakfast, and Anthony Statham, Sports Development Manager for Active Sussex, watching Greg Wallace tuck into poached eggs at Heathrow airport.
The common message, consistently touched on throughout... Read more
Posted Friday, June 9, 2017 - 16:56 by pthompson with comment(s)
About the author: Keir McDonald MBE founded EduCare 30 years ago. Since then, he has strived to develop the best possible online training courses, with a focus on Safeguarding and Duty of Care. In 2012, Keir was awarded an MBE for Services to Children in acknowledgement of... Read more
Posted Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 16:48 by with comment(s)
I have heard many clever one liners in my time and I recently heard a speaker explain the Inactive – Active concept/model using the paradox ‘less is more’, surely not! Now I must admit, I missed the opening to the key note so I may have the wrong context, but nevertheless the phrase made me curious and so I tried to try and draw on my own understanding.
Less is more,... Read more
Posted Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 09:12 by cblain with comment(s)
As a coach, I have always watched with great curiosity my community becoming more physically active at this time of year.
I am a running coach in a small rural village of no more than 3,000 people, yet in the months of March to April it would seem that the majority of them are negotiating the narrow, uneven footpaths at the same time. Cycling, walking, jogging, even horse riding; you... Read more
Posted Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 17:19 by cblain with comment(s)
About the author: The Ohio University online Master of Coaching Education programme is nationally recognised as a leader in preparing coaches to excel at all levels of competition. The curriculum focuses on areas of coaching that directly impact athletic performance and is built around the National... Read more
Posted Friday, March 31, 2017 - 16:34 by with comment(s)
About the author: Scott Murphy rowed crew at college in upstate New York and still has the same passion for the sport over 20 years later. He is a regular contributor to allrowers.com, a site offering reviews, workouts, industry news and education about the benefits of rowing and regular exercise.
About the blog: ... Read more
Posted Friday, March 31, 2017 - 11:23 by with comment(s)