Additional available courses

Below you will find some additional workshops that we can deliver for you, your organisation, club or group:   

Please contact rharrison@cornwall.gov.uk if you are interested in attending or getting any of these twilight workshop set up within your local community.

AK4A Inclusive Community Training
Aims to provide first step training to community providers to improve knowledge, competence and confidence in delivering sports based activities to disabled people. This training will also aim to introduce participants to established leadership and coaching pathways for further development.

Watch this brand new video for individuals considering taking part in the Sainsbury's Active Kids for All Inclusive Community Training and why you too should get involved! 

Physical Activity and Sport Inclusion Training
We can offer training on the above topic to primary, secondary and colleges staff.  We can also tailor the training to be sport specific for coaches and club volunteers.

The course would be x3 hours of practical based learning.

NEW - How to Deliver Engaging Sessions: A Guide for Developing Adults Through Sport

This workshop equips coaches with the knowledge and skills needed to grow and sustain participation beyond the first few sessions. Coaches will learn about new participants' needs, including how to build their self-confidence. Ultimately, how people feel about those first few sessions will ensure they keep coming back again and again.

How to Coach Disabled People in Sport (2 hours)
This workshop will answer your questions about coaching disabled sports participants. You'll gain the confidence and understanding to make any appropriate adjustments to the ways in which you already work and become a more effective coach in meeting the needs of disabled sportspeople.

Coaching Disabled Performers (3 hours)
Do you already have previous experience of coaching disabled performers? If so, this workshop is perfect for you to extend your current coaching skills. It's also an excellent opportunity to share your opinions with other coaches, learn from each other and gain additional knowledge and confidence. This workshop will help you to identify how you might need to adjust your coaching practice to meet the specific needs of sportspeople of different abilities.

Coaching Children and Young People (3 hours)
After just three hours, you'll be able to plan and deliver engaging sessions that will maximise young participants' learning and enjoyment. You'll learn all the key information about children's physical growth, social and emotional development, and early skill learning. Not only that, but you'll also pick up plenty of useful, best practice advice on adapting your coaching style to a child's individual needs at the different stages of his or her development.

Coaching the Whole Child: Positive Development through Sport (3 hours)
Do you coach children up to 12 years of age? If so, this is an exciting chance for you to reconsider the emphasis of your coaching and enhance the experience of your young participants in the process. If you, as a coach, truly believe in and are committed to developing children both in and trough sport, then this is the workshop for you! Crucially, you'll learn how to incorporate positive youth development into your sessions as a coaching outcome, so you empower young people through sport and help them realise their full potential.

An Introduction to the FUNdamentals of Movement (3 hours)
If you want to help children to master the fundamental techniques of movement in a fun and progressive way - from stability to rhythm and from acceleration to jumping and kicking - then this workshop's definitely for you! You'll come away with an understanding of the concepts of agility, balance and co-ordination as well as appreciating the importance of play, fun and enjoyment in sport.

An Introduction to Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) (3 hours)
By the end of this workshop, you'll be clued up on the LTAD model, its key principles and the reasons for adopting it. You'll learn exactly how to integrate LTAD into your coaching and subsequently maximise performance and players' development; taking your budding athletes to the next level while still maintaining their enjoyment of sport.

Analysing Your Coaching (3 hours)
Have you ever taken the time to ask yourself what your strengths are an in which areas you need to improve? Hold up a mirror to your coaching style in this illuminating workshop. By the end, you'll have identified your strengths and weaknesses in different coaching situations and you'll have worked out an action plan to take your skills to the next level.

Positive Behaviour Management in Sport (3 hours)
If you work with young people in a school or club environment, this workshop's for you! You'll get a much better handle on young people's behaviour - plus you'll find out just how your behaviour impacts on them. From there on in, you'll learn how to create a positive coaching environment and have all the strategies you need to help you deal with challenging behaviour.

A Guide to Mentoring Sports Coaches (3 hours)
Are you a sports coach mentor? If so, you'll get all the tools you need to develop your skills to the next level. Learn how to design a mentoring programme that will support your coaches' learning and increase the effectiveness of your involvement. It's also an excellent opportunity to share your opinions, learn from other coach mentors and gain a fresh perspective on different approaches to mentoring.

Action Planning for Your Club (3 hours)
If your sports club follows a similar pattern each year - fixture lists, the term's programme or the end-of-year championships - creating a sports development plan will help you to raise your head above the weekly routine to ensure you move forward by apply the principles of planning to sports development, define goals for your club's progress and initiate campaigns for funding or accreditation and establish links & gain support from a wider sporting network.

Developing Partnerships with Clubs and Schools (3hours)
This workshop aims to develop school and sport organisation partnerships to provide young people with quality opportunities to progress in sports from schools to clubs. Developing Partnerships with Clubs and Schools' focuses on two key areas in making the transition and can be tailored to meet the needs of schools and sports organisations. This workshop will enable schools and sports organisations to.

Sports Nutrition (2.5hours)
This workshop will give coaches Sports Nutrition guidelines and advice to improve the performance of your athletes and to make sure they have a balanced and varied diet to perform at the top of their game


If you are interested in one of the above courses, please contact Rob Harrison: rharrison@cornwall.gov.uk / 01872 323348