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Five Pillars of Duty to Care: Well-being

A coach can positively influence the way people think, feel and behave and support them to build their resilience, self-esteem and confidence, which are essential to maintaining and improving psychological and emotional well-being

  Knowledge Check

Do you feel ready to put your knowledge to the test? If so you can enrol now for FREE, otherwise you can continue reading this page to find more resource tips and guides and learn more about our courses and online learning products around this intrinsic theme of Duty to Care.

 Collect all five pillars

When you have completed the learning for each pillar and demonstrated your thorough knowledge of the principles of Duty to Care you will earn our nationally-recognised Digital Badge. Find out more.

UK Coaching has an extensive range of free and subscribe to access learning solutions around Well-being.

You can access our resource tips and guides and learn more about our workshops and online learning products around this intrinsic theme of Duty to Care below.

Webinars

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Free: Exploring Our Duty to Care as Coaches

Presented by UK Coaching’s Policy and Partnership Manager Heather Douglas, this session will explore the coach’s Duty to Care, making it clear that we should equip ourselves with strategies to care not only for the people we coach but also for ourselves! Duty to Care is paramount to Great Coaching.

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Free: Prioritising Your Well-being - Strategies to Take Away and Try

Register / Login to access. UK Coaching’s Coach Developer (Talent) Jenny Coady, MIND’s Head of Physical Activity Hayley Jarvis and Sector Support Lead for Physical Activity Sam Perks explore the ways in which you can prioritise your well-being, and identify the support available

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Subscribers: Taking Time for Yourself

UK Coaching’s Participation Lead Liz Burkinshaw and Coach Developer (Talent) Jenny Coady discuss the importance of prioritising coach well-being as well as participant well-being

Resilience Series

Resilience & Well-being

We explain what resilience is and why learning emotional agility is important to those working in the coaching sector

Part One

Self-Care Strategies

Transferable techniques that can be used to develop resilience in yourself and in the people you work with 

Part Two

Finding Your Stretch Zone

Understanding the difference between healthy stretch and unhealthy strain

Part Three

Improving Coach Well-being

Opinion

We need to make sure we’re looking after ourselves as coaches and paying attention to our physical and mental well-being. Start with the ‘Five Ways to Well-being’

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Tips

Top tips to help you connect with others, including the people at your sessions. Positive relationships provide a great well-being boost

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Infographic

This infographic provides intuitive examples to boost your well-being, intended to encourage you to prioritise your physical and mental health

Take a look

‘I Wouldn’t be the Person I am Today Without my Coach’

Four-time Olympian Donna Fraser’s moving tribute demonstrates how great coaching plays an important role in improving people’s well-being

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Coaching Must Provide Gold Standard Duty of Care

Baroness Tanni-Grey Thompson discusses the moral obligation sport has to care for its participants – and care for its coaches

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The Remarkable Power of Coaching

Müller Director says coaching is great for personal well-being, and provides an enlivening sense of community, generosity, solidarity, passion and positivity

Inspiring Stories

Further Resources

  • Exploring Coaching and Mental Well-being

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  • Organisational Resilience: Should I Use the Word Love?

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  • Helping Coaches Improve Their Mental Well-being through Exercise

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  Knowledge Check

 Collect all five pillars

When you have completed the learning for each pillar and demonstrated your thorough knowledge of the principles of Duty to Care you will earn our nationally-recognised Digital Badge. Find out more.