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FREE Mental Health Awareness for Sport and Physical Activity eLearning

It's Mental Health Awareness week (18th - 24th May 2020). UK Coaching 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.

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.

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, UK Coaching have a range of resources to help you do just that. 

FREE Online Course

Ukcoaching Mental Health Awareness

UK Coaching, 1st4sport, 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 is ideal for those involved in delivering coaching in a club, centre or any other community sports & physical activity setting, such as:

  • coaches
  • leaders
  • instructors
  • parents
  • centre staff
  • 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.

Click here to access the FREE Mental Health Awareness for Sport and Physical Activity course.

5 Free Resources to Help Your Well-Being

It's essential to look after your mental health and well-being – and small adaptations to your lifestyle can make it easier.

UK Coaching have selected five free resources to help give you some ideas.

  1. Webinar (Register / Login to access): Prioritising Your Well-being: Strategies to Take Away and Try (with mental health charity Mind).
  2. Infographic: Fifteen Ways to Improve Coach Well-being 
  3. Tips: Resilience-Building Toolkit
  4. Webinar: Exploring Our Duty to Care as Coaches
  5. Podcast: Adam Morris Talks Mental Well-being

Click here to view all UK Coaching Well-Being Resources.