Practice & Development

Coaching can be defined as any role or action that aims to:

“Improve a person’s experience of sport and physical activity by providing specialised support and guidance aligned to their individual needs and aspirations.”
Sport England (2016) “Coaching plan for England”

Whether you are a volunteer or paid, refer to yourself as an activator, coach, instructor or leader, it is important to develop your skills and understand what it means to be effective as a Coach. Regardless of the level at which you're coaching, all coaches will benefit from understanding the Code of Practice for Sports Coaches.

The resources on this page aim to support your development and feed your passion for coaching.

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