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The iCoachKids Website Has Lift-Off

imagesThe 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.

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Contemporary Issues in Sports Coaching Event 2017

ou_cmyk_masterlogo_19mmContemporary 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.

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Journal of the Month – International Sport Coaching Journal

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Our journal of the month for February is International Sport Coaching  Journal (ISCJ)Wade Gilbert PHD, the author of Coaching Better Every Season, is the Editor-in-chief for the International Sport Coaching  Journal. The journal has been in existence since 2008, the first issue of 2017 came out just last week. Continue reading

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Coaching practices for every season on the sport calendar

Maximise the development of your athletes and team throughout the year with this essential coaching guide.

Coaching Better Every Season presents the proven coaching methods and practices for pre-season, in-season, post-season and off-season.

It also provides many practical exercises and evaluation tools that can be easily applied to teams and athletes at any level.

Normal Price: £20.99 | €25.20
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New primary school scheme looks to inspire children to play and learn through cricket

Millions of primary school children in England and Wales will have the opportunity to play and learn through cricket. This is thanks to a major increase in the England and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) funding to Chance to Shine.

The ECB is set to double its annual donation to the children’s cricket charity from £1.25 million to £2.5 million from October 2017.

Chance to Shine is a national charity which aims to use cricket to develop personal skills values to children involved. These include leadership, teamwork, respect and responsibility. Continue reading

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Coach education guide now available in six languages

The International Sport Coaching Framework Version 1.2 is now available in six different languages.

The International Sport Coaching Framework Version 1.2 developed jointly by the International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE), the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) and Leeds Beckett University (LBU), is now available in Chinese, French, German, Russian and Spanish. An Arabic translation is forthcoming.

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Master the essentials of basketball

In Basketball Essentials, you learn by doing. Detailed instruction and photographs guide you through the techniques and tactics of the game.

More than 100 practice drills help develop players and improve performance.

Both players and coaches gain an understanding of the game, offensive and defensive strategies and proven plays.

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