News: August 2017
» 18.08.17: Delivering Sainsbury's Inclusive Community Training Programme
We are continuing our partnership with the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) by delivering their Sainsbury’s Inclusive Community Training (ICT) Programme in the Birmingham area, and bespoke Disability Engagement workshops, including Leading Equitable and Accessible Delivery (LEAD).
» 18.08.17: Para-Taekwondo Development: Action Plan in practice!
After completing the para-taekwondo action plan on behalf of British Taekwondo back in January 2017, Sport Structures were commissioned to deliver the pilot phase of the programme. The pilots are to be based in London and the North West, areas chosen to host future World Games and Championships. The aim of the pilots is to understand how to adapt the sport of Taekwondo for a variety of disabilities working in partnership with respective National Disability Sport Organisations (NDSO): CP Sport, British Blind Sport, UK Deaf Sport and LimbPower. We are also keen to understand instructor perceptions to help improve confidence and awareness within the sport of para-taekwondo.
» 10.08.17: Summer Youth Coaching Programme Kicks Off
We are delighted to have kicked off our summer Youth Coach Programme targeting 16-18 year olds during the latter end of the summer holidays. So far we have started one programme with Progressive Sports in Staffordshire. Forthcoming programmes include partnerships with Stoke City, West Bromwich Albion, Newcastle United as well as with community programmes in Castle Vale, Birmingham and with refugees in London and Luton. Learners have the opportunity to gain level 2 coaching qualifications as well as an opportunity to undertake a voluntary placement. This could potentially lead to an apprenticeship or further study.
» 09.08.17: Governance with the British American Football Association
We had a fantastic weekend with British American Football Association. We are currently supporting them through the completion of their strategy formation and helping them with governance reform.
» 09.08.17: Consumer research with England Boxing
We are delighted to continue our partnership with England Boxing with a new piece of work assisting them with consumer research.
» 03.08.17: Supporting Physical Education in Schools
Last month, we delivered the 1st4Sport Level 3 Certificate in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport at our offices in Birmingham. Attendees were from a variety of coaching and teaching backgrounds. The qualification gives an insight into; How schools operate Policies and legislation Communication skills Safeguarding Child development Assessment for learning Planning and evaluating a block of 6 progressive lessons The practical observations give feedback and ideas for improving teaching techniques and lesson structure in line with government and AfPE guidance. The qualification also gives coaches a chance to share ideas, issues faced and solutions, with each other and the tutor. The AfPE and the government guidance for schools is that all coaches teaching PE lessons in schools should be at least Level 3 PESS. The qualification is ideal for those looking to be employed in school sport and can also support learners to become qualified Teaching Assistants (TA) or Higher-Level Teaching Assistants (HLTA). Register your in our future courses interest here.