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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

BOX Instructor (England Boxing)

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

Location: St Joseph's College, Upper Redlands Rd, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5JT

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

Location: Thames Valley Athletics Centre, Pocock Lane, Eton, Berkshire, SL4 6HN

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)

Location: Hadleigh Pool & Leisure, Stonehouse Road, Hadleigh, Suffolk, IP7 5BH

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.

Mental Health Awareness Training for Sport & Physical Activity

Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2017 (13:30 - 16:30)

Location: The Arc, Clowne, S43 4JY

A practical workshop that will help you better understand mental health and how to support people.

Level 2 Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF)

Date: Sat, 11 Nov 2017 (09:30 - 17:00)

Location: Green Bank Leisure Centre (Swadlincote), DE11 0AD

Host: South Derbyshire District Council
Provider: Syzygy Leisure
Course: Level 2 Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF)
Date: Saturday 11th November
Time: 9:30am – 5pm
Location: Green Bank Leisure Centre, Swadlincote (DE11 0AD)
Cost: £65

Safeguarding and Protecting Children

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

Location: Pinxton Village Hall, 3 Kirkstead Road NG16 6NA, Pinxton, Derbyshire, NG16 6NA

Safeguarding and Protecting Children : A Guide for Sports People

British Canoeing Coaching & Leadership Conference 2018

Date: Sat, 17 Feb 2018 - Sun, 18 Feb 2018

Location: Eastwood Hall, Mansfield Road, Nottingham, NG16 3SS

British Canoeing invites you to the 2018 Coaching and Leadership Conference. This event will bring together coaches, leaders and guides, at all levels and disciplines, who are invited to engage, discuss and reflect on the engaging keynotes and workshops throughout the weekend.

Emergency First Aid

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

Location: Pinxton Village Hall, 3 Kirkstead Road, Pinxton, Derbyshire, NG16 6NA

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

Time to Listen

Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2018 (18:00 - 21:00)

Location: North Yorkshire Sport Ltd , c/o Harrogate High School , Ainsty Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 4AP

This training resource is designed to provide club Welfare Officers with the tools that will support you and your club to safeguard and protect children. You have a vital role as the club welfare officer in supporting your club to achieve these safeguarding aims.

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