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Thinking of coaching?

If standing on the sidelines is not enough for you, then coaching kids could be the perfect solution.

Not only is it extremely rewarding, but it's also a great way of learning new skills; both technical and social. We give you a few handy hints on how to be the next Clive Woodward.

What's the best way to get kids involved? Write out the cheques!
- K Braithwaite, mother


Fancy being a footy coach?
Check out the many great FA courses available to parents and teachers who fancy being a football coach.
Brimming with Hope
England women's football coach Hope Powell says women shouldn't be put off by a male dominated environment.
What makes a good coach?
Being a coach is not just about teaching kids how to play sport - it also involves plenty of other attributes too. We explain a few of them.
Taking it further
To become a qualified coach in a sport, you'll need to take the coaching qualifications offered by the national governing body of that sport.
Coaching enters new era
A new UK-wide development aims to improve and enhance coaching within sport.
Tips from a tennis coach
LTA coach Daniel Thorp offers his advice on what makes coaching the best job in the world.
Warm up and cool down
A warm up and cool down can reduce the risk of injuries and help improve performance.
FACT FILE
Nine out of 10 children agree with the statements "I enjoy PE and games lessons in school" and "I enjoy doing sports and exercise in my leisure time".








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