This is Course 1 – Developing Effective Environments for Children in Sport. Creating the right environment lays the foundation to make sport a positive experience, and this is the most important job for children’s coaches and club/school/community group officials.
Yes, that’s right! It is not only about teaching sport techniques, tactics or incredible movement skills. Our top priority should be to create an environment that delivers sport to children in a way that meets their needs and desires. This online course will help you do just that by covering the following topics across 6 chapters:
Chapter 1: The role of the children’s sport coach
Chapter 2: What is a coaching philosophy and why it is beneficial to be clear about yours
Chapter 3: How to create a suitable vision for your team or your club
Chapter 4: What sport means for children and what it can do for their personal development
Chapter 5: What are the ingredients of a positive sport environment
Chapter 6: How to safeguard and protect children and young people in sport