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Lead and Organise

Coaches and volunteers in Derbyshire

An army of coaches, volunteers and officials make sport and physical activity tick along successfully across Derbyshire.

Taking the lead

While there's often no shortage of those wanting to take part, just as important are the host of people who devote their time to teaching, leading and organising the sport and physical activity that takes place across Derbyshire.

For those wanting to get into coaching, attend a new course, access funding or search for new ideas, Coaching Derbyshire can help provide the answers.

Opportunity knocks

Just as important can access grants and bursaries to complete projects or facilitate taking part in competition and our funding section summarises what you need to know.

You can also volunteer to support the delivery of a sport or physical activity and find information on best practice and access a support network for clubs and groups.

Using this section

Use our step by step guide to make the most from this section and find out how to register yourself, your club or group and it's sessions along with any volunteering opportunities that are available.

Upcoming Courses

Dr Bike Workshop

Date: Sat, 02 Sep 2017 (09:30 - 13:00) + More Dates

Free checks and adjustments for your bicycle, any parts used charged at cost. We'll have inner tubes, brake blocks, cables in stock.

Coaching Masterclass with Nick Drane

Date: Thu, 07 Sep 2017 (18:00 - 20:00)

Nick Drane (Ipswich Basketball Academy – Director & Head Coach and Ipswich Basketball Club - Head Coach) will be leading a coaching workshop with opportunities to discuss coaching techniques and a question and answer session. This is open to coaches from all sports.

Safeguarding and Protecting Children

Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 (18:00 - 21:00)

Safeguarding and Protecting Children : A Guide for Sports People

Nordic Walking Taster - Abington

Date: Sat, 23 Sep 2017 (09:00 - 10:00)

Nordic Walking is an enhancement of walking. By using specially designed walking poles and a technique that ensures they are planted behind the body as a means of propulsion, Nordic Walking becomes a gentle but effective way to work the whole body.

Cerebral Palsy and Sport Awareness workshop

Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2017 (18:00 - 21:00)

The Cerebral Palsy and Sport Awareness Workshop, will provide knowledge and understanding of what Cerebral Palsy is, the opportunities within disability sport and give guidance and advice to those who lead sport and physical activity.

Level 1 Award in Coaching Angling

Date: Sat, 30 Sep 2017 (00:00) + More Dates

This is the entry point for anyone new to the world of coaching. Whether you are young or old, if you have limited knowledge of coaching or want to provide more support to your club or fishery, then this is the course for you.

Dayskipper

Date: Tue, 03 Oct 2017 (18:30 - 20:30)

RYA Day Skipper shorebased navigation course. Not an online course. Twenty one Tuesday evenings over winter at St Mary's Conference Centre, Bramall Lane, Sheffield

RYA Yachtmaster shorebased navigation. Not online

Date: Wed, 04 Oct 2017 (18:30 - 20:30)

YachtMaster Shorebased Theory Course Sheffield. Not and online course. Twenty one Wednesday evenings at St Marys Conference Centre, Bramall Lane, Sheffield

Dr Bike Workshop

Date: Sat, 07 Oct 2017 (09:30 - 13:00) + More Dates

Free checks and adjustments for your bicycle, any parts used charged at cost. We'll have inner tubes, brake blocks, cables in stock.

Emergency First Aid

Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 (18:00 - 21:00)

Emergency First Aid (approved by the Football Association and delivered by a FA tutor)

BOX Instructor (England Boxing)

Date: Sat, 21 Oct 2017 (10:00 - 17:00)

BOX is a new fitness experience devised by England Boxing coaches who have worked with the best boxers in the country.

Participants gain all-over body conditioning while learning the techniques used by Olympic boxers to succeed in the ring.

Classes incorporate many different elements of boxing training, such as partner pad-work, skipping, punch bags and shadow boxing, ensuring participants get a great overall cardiovascular workout; developing core strength, co-ordination and fitness.

1st4sport Level 2 Award in Multi-Skills Development in Sport

Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2017 - Sun, 10 Dec 2017

This qualification is designed to provide benefit to you through the skills and knowledge required to enable you to understand participants and their needs, develop your knowledge of multi-skills development in sport and prepares you to demonstrate practical coaching skills in the context of the fundamentals of movement, fundamental movement skills and fundamental sports skills.

Cancer Rehabilitation Level 4 (30th October - 3rd November 2017)

Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2017 - Fri, 03 Nov 2017 (09:00 - 17:00)

Suffolk Sport is delighted to be working with The Wright Foundation to offer a Level 4 Cancer Rehabilitation qualification.
Aims of the Cancer Rehab. course:
This practical course will empower exercise professionals to guide individuals with cancer to a healthy and enjoyable lifestyle which will maximise their chance of living better and longer. The course material is based only on reliable, established and published research from around the world, written with the help of patients from a wide range of cultural backgrounds by an experienced cancer team which specialises in lifestyle and exercise research by the course author Professor Robert Thomas.

Safeguarding and Protecting Children

Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2018 (18:00 - 21:00)

Safeguarding and Protecting Children : A Guide for Sports People

Emergency First Aid

Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2018 (18:00 - 21:00)

Emergency First Aid (approved by the Football Association and delivered by a FA tutor)

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