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Breaking Down Barriers: Tackling Racism in Sport

UK Coaching Team

Learn more about the impact of racism and how to tackle barriers to participation, essential to creating a more inclusive and welcoming physical activity and sporting environment


Racism is a barrier to participation in sport and physical activity. This eLearning course will give you a clear understanding of the impact of racism, and how openly talking about and challenging it alongside other barriers to taking part is essential in coaching.

This will send a powerful message about your commitment to enabling more people to enjoy taking part.

Through the course, you will gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to create an inclusive and welcoming coaching environment for people from all backgrounds and walks of life.

Complete the course today to learn more about racism and changes you can make to your coaching to help remove barriers to participation and support the people you coach.

The content within this course has been informed by the research ‘Tell Your Story’, conducted by AKD Solutions.

To view the research in full, visit #TellYourStory | Research | AKD Solutions.

Join us (for just 69p per week) and access this course for FREE

In this course you will:

  • Learn about the impact of racism.
  • Explore the concept of cultural competence: the ability to work effectively with people from different cultural backgrounds.
  • Consider how you can support participant development in and beyond your sessions.
  • Explore practical strategies for building and promoting cultural competence in coaching that you can add to your coaching practice.

Full course details

  • This eLearning course is suitable for coaches working at all levels who are interested in creating a more inclusive and welcoming environment at their sessions.

  • This course is self-paced and lasts approximately 20 minutes. You will be able to access it whenever you want, at a time that fits in with your lifestyle and schedule.

  • You have access to this course for 12 months from the point of enrolment.

  • Our experienced advisors are on hand to offer any assistance if you need any help with navigating through the course.

  • This course has been designed to be fully mobile-responsive, scaling up and down as needed.

    For the best experience, we recommend you complete it on a desktop.

    If you have a visual impairment, we have designed the course to work with screen readers.

    There are some videos in the course that feature audio. We have included transcripts to aid people with hearing impairments.

  • If you are an organisation and want to purchase this course for your learners, please get in touch.

Breaking Down Barriers: Tackling Racism in Sport

UK Coaching Premium Members can access this resource for FREE.

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Total price: £12.00
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