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Tags: Coach Development

Get Involved & Celebrate Coaching Week!

Get Involved & Celebrate Coaching Week!

Posted: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 11:30

Research shows that coaching benefits over 9m people across the UK

UK Coaching, the lead agency for coaching in the UK; with a mission to put coaching at the heart of physical activity and sport, has unveiled its principles of 'Great Coaching' which support everyone in the UK to recognise and celebrate...

Tags: Club Development, Clubs, Coach Development, Coaching, This Girl Can, coaching, coaching week, principles of coaching, teamBEDS&LUTON

Grants for young people in Leighton Linslade!

Grants for young people in Leighton Linslade!

Posted: Fri, 26 Jan 2018 09:53

Leighton-Linslade Town Council has set aside £150,000 creating this new grant scheme to help existing organisations expand the capacity of their work to the benefit of children and young people aged 11 to 19 years in the Parish of Leighton Buzzard and Linslade.

Of particular relevance to this scheme...

Tags: Club Development, Clubs, Coach Development, Funding, Leighton Buzzard, Sports Grants, This Girl Can, news, teamBEDS&LUTON

BEDFORD MUMS GET ON THEIR BIKES THANKS TO NEW PROJECT!

BEDFORD MUMS GET ON THEIR BIKES THANKS TO NEW PROJECT!

Posted: Fri, 22 Dec 2017 11:30

Sustrans, the charity that's making it easier than ever to walk and cycle, is delivering a new project to get Bedford cycling! Funded by Bedford Borough Council, the Eileen Alexander Legacy Fund and the County Sports Partnership; teamBEDS&LUTON offered training and advice to people who may be new...

Tags: Bedford, Biker Tots, Coach Development, Cycling, Funding, Leaders, Physical Activity, Reach into Bedford, Sport, Sustrans, This Girl Can, Volunteers, Women and Coaching, teamBEDS&LUTON

NEW COURSE IN OCTOBER: Communication and health behaviour change training

NEW COURSE IN OCTOBER: Communication and health behaviour change training

Posted: Mon, 02 Oct 2017 15:08

Front line staff: Communication and health behaviour change training
16th October 2017 10am – 4pm and 20th November 2017 10am – 1pm. £95

Target Audience: Frontline staff, sports coaches and instructors working with groups.

By the end of these sessions you will:

  1. Initial training session...

Tags: Club Development, Coach Development, Coaching, angel chater, behaviour change, coach training, course, teamBEDS&LUTON

Nominations now open for prestigious UK Coaching Awards

Nominations now open for prestigious UK Coaching Awards

Posted: Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:55

Nominations for the twentieth edition of the UK Coaching Awards are now open.

Do you know a coach who goes above and beyond the line of duty? Have they transformed someone's life or had a significant impact on their local community? Now is the time to show your appreciation for all they do and nominate...

Tags: Bedford sports, Coach Development, Coaching, Coaching UK nominations, Luton coaching, great sports coaches, teamBEDS&LUTON

Further fund raising opportunities for young people as Sportivate funding ends

Further fund raising opportunities for young people as Sportivate funding ends

Posted: Mon, 08 May 2017 16:32

9000 young people experienced Sportivate programmes between 2011 and 2017 in Bedfordshire. The programme saw hundreds of charities, clubs, youth organisations & schools benefit from delivery funding to provide new sport and activity, contributing to healthier lifestyles.

Sportivate funding has now...

Tags: Club Development, Clubs, Coach Development, Coaching, Funding, No Limits, Sports Grants, This Girl Can, teamBEDS&LUTON

Latest Sport Coaching Newsletter for Bedfordshire

Latest Sport Coaching Newsletter for Bedfordshire

Posted: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:40

Read about all the latest CPD, training, funding & jobs in Bedfordshire in our latest coaching newsletter by Michelle Morris, our Coaching Development Manager. Click here.

Sign-up online to ensure you always receive the latest information.

Tags: Club Development, Clubs, Coach Development, Coaching, Sports Grants, coaching bursaries, courses for sports coaches, news, safeguarding courses, teamBEDS&LUTON

#RUNANDTALK

#RUNANDTALK

Posted: Tue, 07 Feb 2017 15:35

On Friday 3rd February 2017 team BEDS&LUTON in partnership with Ampthill and Flitwick Flyers (AFF), England Athletics and Ben Salmons from 'Break the Stigma' held a #runandtalk event so people could combine exercise/physical activity whilst talking openly. To make sure everyone could attend we made...

Tags: #runandtalk, Ampthill and Flitwick Flyers, Break the Stigma, Coach Development, Coaching Can, England Athletics, Jogging, LiRF, Mental Health, Run Together, Running, This Girl Can, Walking, teamBEDS&LUTON

Bedford Sports Awards 2016 - VOTE NOW!!

Bedford Sports Awards 2016 - VOTE NOW!!

Posted: Thu, 10 Nov 2016 14:04

VOTE NOW!!! it only takes 10 minutes. Deadline for nomination is Wednesday 16th November!! We want nominations from a wide range of individuals, schools, teams, volunteers, groups and coaches who have made a contribution to local sport during the last year and deserve to be recognised. Awards are made...

Tags: Bedford Coaches, Bedford Fitness, Bedford Sports Awards, Bedfordshire Sports, Coach Development, Football, Hockey, Netball, Sports Award, Sports Clubs

Ladies! Thinking of becoming a Sports Leader/Coach for your Community? Get some inspiration here

Ladies! Thinking of becoming a Sports Leader/Coach for your Community? Get some inspiration here

Posted: Mon, 07 Nov 2016 15:41

Ladies of Luton! Do you need inspiration to become a sports coach and help encourage more women in Luton and your local community get more active and fit? Then why not listen to the Crimson Catz ladies as they may just inspire you to get in touch with michelle@teambedsandluton.co.uk and find out more...

Tags: Coach Development, Luton Fitness, Sports Grants, This Girl Can, coaching funding, local fitness, luton women sports volunteers, volunteering

FREE WORKSHOP FOR CLUBS - Insight into Young People New Research from Sport England

FREE WORKSHOP FOR CLUBS - Insight into Young People New Research from Sport England

Posted: Mon, 17 Oct 2016 19:20

SUSTAINABLE CLUBS: Children & Young People Workshop

15th November, 7pm – 9pm, The Rufus Centre, Flitwick, MK45 1AH

Dear Clubs,

You are invited to attend our FREE Sustainable clubs workshop!

The evening will give you an insight into young people, hopefully you will take away some hints and tips...

Tags: Club Development, Coach Development, marketing to young people at your sports club, sport england young people research, teamBEDS&LUTON

Get Involved in Women in Sport Week

Get Involved in Women in Sport Week

Posted: Mon, 03 Oct 2016 16:07

Women's Sport Week returns to raise the profile of women's sport in the UK.

Leading charity Women in Sport, Sport England, National Governing Bodies, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, and major broadcasters have announced the date for the UK's second Women's Sport Week. Starting on Monday 3rd...

Tags: Badminton Free Beginner Course, Coach Development, Female Coaching Courses Bedford, Female Coaching Funding, Free Female Fitness Luton, Get Back Into