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It’s Here. UK Coaching Week 2020!

Get involved in this year’s celebration of #GreatCoaching:

  • Make a #GreatCoachingPledge to 'Support Your Coach'
  • Follow the campaign #UKCoachingWeek2020
  • Share your #GreatCoaching stories
  • Nominate your 'UK Coaching Hero'

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We develop inspiring coaches to bring #GreatCoaching to the lives of millions

While the spread of COVID-19 is continuing to prove a major challenge for coaches, it cannot stop you gathering knowledge and growing your skills.

As well as providing advice on delivering great coaching sessions, we will continue to share and interpret up-to-date government guidance regarding the phased returns of coaches to coached activity.

Sports Coaches | Exercise Trainers | Fitness Instructors | Activity Leaders | Parent Helpers | Teachers

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#UKCoachingWeek2020: Show Your Support

Make a #GreatCoachingPledge

Everyone can get involved in the #GreatCoachingPledge – from parents, players and athletes to clubs, charities and businesses – to recognise and support the people who provide #GreatCoaching to their communities.

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Nominate Your UK Coaching Hero

‘UK Coaching Hero’ Awards

For people who implemented #GreatCoaching ideas and made a difference to others during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Know anyone you think deserves recognition?

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...on social for 'Instagram Lives' and put your questions to coaching greats

...on UKCoaching.org to refuel your #GreatCoaching skills as you return to coaching

#GreatCoaching Stories

Return to Coaching

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Explore the timely topic of returning to coaching and the practical measures that coaches will have to take

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Join the Conversation

Coaching while social distancing: how will it work for you?

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STEP Back into Coaching with Confidence

In our online community ConnectedCoaches we have shared practical measures coaches can take to help them manage social distancing in their sessions whilst retaining the central components of safety, fun, creativity, challenge, social engagement and skill development.

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