Month: March 2017

The iCoachKids Website Has Lift-Off

The interactive iCoachKids online platform has gone live. The site contains a vast number of resources and materials to help coaches plan and deliver great sessions and programmes. The main objective of the iCoachKids project is to tackle the lack of existing opportunities for youth coaches to be suitably trained and recognised across Europe. The project aims to overturn this situation through the development of open and innovative education and training resources and opportunities for youth coaches.

Contemporary Issues in Sports Coaching Event 2017

Contemporary Issues in Sport Coaching Wednesday 22nd March 10am-5pm Jennie Lee Building Nexus Area, Ground Floor, The Open University, Milton Keynes     The event has been organised by The Open University and hopes to bring together academics and practitioners to explore some of the contemporary issues in sports coaching. Keynote speakers include: Dr Richard Bailey, The International Council for Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE) Dr Sophia Jowett,  author of  Social Psychology in Sport (Human Kinetics, 2007) Dr Leanne Norman, Leeds Beckett University Marieanne Spacey MBE, England Women’s Senior Football Team Assistant Coach Registration and tickets are available from The Open University website. Find out more

No-nonsense advice from experts in strength training

Strength Training, 2nd Edition combines the most valuable information with expert advice for proven results. Written by a team of experts chosen by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), this updated second edition provides you with proven techniques and programmes to fit any training plan. This authoritative guide from the world leaders in strength training corrects any misconceptions to ensure proper technique, safety and progressions. Find out more