We have tried to compile some of the most relevant and helpful resources to support our sector's workforce. We hope you find this page useful.

Updated: 26th May 2020


Great online training opportunities - link here

Educare package of 18 online courses for only £20.

UK Coaching Safeguarding & Protecting Children Online classroom.

Plus access to Mental Health First Aid course for FREE.


Sport England has two immediate priorities over this period:

  • Supporting the sector
  • Keeping the nation moving

For information about how Sport England are supporting the workforce please click here


The NSPCC has created some useful safeguarding information specific to sports clubs and organisations that are remote coaching - link here


The Ann Craft Trust (ACT) have collaborated with Club Matters on a new guide to safeguarding adults during the Covid-19 pandemic. To view this guide please click here.

The Ann Craft Trust have also introduced a Safeguarding Twitter Hour on Wednesdays from 12-1pm and they would like as many people as possible to participate – you can raise a question and get involved in discussion on the safeguarding issues that are important to you.


Connected Coaches – ‘Coach Developer’ group

The Coach Developer family opens its virtual arms with a new dedicated group on UK Coaching’s online community Connected Coaches. A collaborative space for Coach Developers to share practice - whatever your sport, whatever your level! 

Join here

  • Then click groups to find us

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. For further information about the online course please click here.

5 subscriber resources available for FREE until 31st May 2020

  • 'Person-Centered - Principles of Great Coaching' subscriber video.
  • 'Understanding Motivations' subscriber guide.
  • 'Learn to Reflect' subscriber guide.
  • 'Fundamentals of Movement and the Youth Physical Development Model'.
  • 'Understanding Hydration'.

To access these resources please click here.


CIMSPA have created a hub where they have brought together advice and guidance to support those working in the sector - link here


As the national governing body for group exercise, EMD UK are committed to ensuring group exercise instructors and participants are safe and have created a FAQ document for group exercise instructors. To view the FAQ's please click here