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Getting started in coaching

Getting started in coaching

Coaching is for anyone who enjoys sport and genuinely cares about the all-round development of the individuals in their care.

Coaching is not just about improving the athletes’ physical performance, nor is it about winning. The development of the athlete as a “whole” person is just as important as his/her success in sport. The physical skills you teach your athletes may only be used for a few years, but the attitudes and values they develop towards themselves and others will last a lifetime!

The Getting Started in Coaching resource provides valuable tips on your role as a coach, communication, sport safety, planning, and teaching new skills to athletes.


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