Training and Professional Development for Coaches and those working in the Physical Activity Sector

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Below is our selection of  online resources to provide support and professional development for coaches and physical activity instructors, helping you make productive use of time during the Covid-19 outbreak and make sure you are prepared for your return  to coaching.

ReActivate Training

ReActivate is a new free online training platform, designed to equip anyone working or volunteering in the sport, fitness, leisure and physical activity sector in England with the knowledge and skills they need to confidently return to work or restart their coaching activity. The training is funded by Sport England, commissioned by CIMSPA and delivered by a consortium of partners with extensive experience in online training in the physical activity sector, led by Future Active Workforce CIC. Find out more here

UK Coaching

Uk Coaching have a range of online resources to support coaches at this time, many of which are free. We’ve selected some of the best free resources below, but visit their website for more.

Mental Health Awareness for Sport and Physical Activity (usually £18, free until 31 August)
Gain the confidence to be able to support people experiencing mental health problems, and help them thrive outside of your sessions. View course details

UK Coaching Curious Coaches Club Webinars (free)

UK Coaching – Online classrooms

Other online courses, training and advice

London Sport have put together Advice for Instructors who wish to move physical activity classes online

Club Matters has a great selection of online modules for Sports Clubs, dealing with subjects from finance to marketing strategies.

The Open University’s Open Learn has a range of free courses in its Health, Sports and Psychology category

Sports Structures are offering a selection of virtual courses

Sport England Advice and guidance to help you through the coronavirus pandemic

Sport England Advice on preparing and adapting for the future