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Top Tips for coaches for developing personal and social skillsIt is now more important than ever to consider why people come to your coaching session. By understanding peoples personal and social aspirations for taking part in sport you can ensure that you are able to provide the best sporting experience so that people keep coming back and make being active in sport a habit for life. sports coach UK uses the ‘C’ system as a way of providing a model for coaches to help you understand what is meant by personal and social skills, and capabilities.
Here is a simple summary of the ‘C’ system:
Connection – helping people connect with each other and the benefits of their chosen activity
Confidence – Ensuring adults and young people understand how to define success and how they can get better
Competence – Coaching for the level of competence identified by individuals and coach
Creativity – Encouraging people to find their own ways to practice, play and perform
Character – Respecting the codes of sport. Having standard for correct behaviour a sense of right and wrong and integrity
Caring and Compassion – A sense of sympathy and empathy for others.
Using the ‘C’ system I have listed some tips I hope you will find useful in your coaching.
If you found these tips useful and you’re interested in learning more about the ‘C’ system why not book on to one of our practical workshops?
Did you find these tips helpful? Do you have any you’d like to share with your fellow coaches? Share them by leaving a comment below.
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