Mental Health Awareness for Sport

Mental Health Awareness for Sport

By Des Fox
1 June 2020
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Free Online Course


Everyone's mental health is being challenged during this difficult time.

With it being Mental Health Awareness Week, we know how important it is to prioritise yours and others’ well-being, and wanted to let you know that UK Coaching is here for you.

We know how vital it is, both now and going forward, that we all look after ourselves as coaches. We also know that great coaching is about being able to support the people we coach who are experiencing mental health problems.

To this end, we have some fantastic news, resources and offers below to help you do just that.

 Free Online Course

 UK Coaching, our awarding body 1st4sport and our partners – Mind and Sport England – are delighted to announce that the online course ‘Mental Health Awareness for Sport and Physical Activity’is now free to access until 31 August 2020 for the whole coaching community.

Usually £18, the course, which on completion will give you 3 CIMSPA CPD points, is ideal for those involved in delivering coaching in a club, leisure centre or any other community sports & physical activity setting, such as:

 •coaches
•activators
•fitness instructors and personal trainers
•sports administrators
•front of house staff, and
•volunteers.

 Take this fantastic opportunity to equip yourself with the knowledge, skills and confidence to better understand and support people living with mental health problems, and support your own mental health in the process.

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