These preferential-rate workshops provide the opportunity to gain a practical and theoretical grounding that physical activity deliverers can apply in club or private sessions.
Most workshops listed below can be booked and paid online via Surrey County Council's payment system - please follow the relevant link.
Please also read our Booking Conditions (PDF). Once booked, full details of the workshop will be sent approximately one week before the workshop date.
Safeguarding and Protecting Children
Improve your awareness of safeguarding and protecting children, and recognise signs of abuse and poor practice. Find out more and book your place.
Please note that if ten or more people need to go on a Safeguarding & Protecting Children's workshop from your organisation, we can arrange a bespoke workshop at your venue.
First Aid for Sport
This 4-hour theory and practical based First Aid for Sport course is tailored for sport coaches and fitness professionals. Find out more and book your place.
Time to Listen
Time to Listen is a 3-hour course for Club Welfare Officers (CWO).
CWOs must have attended a Safeguarding and Protecting Children workshop previously and will need to bring their own reporting procedures to the workshop. We encourage CWO’s from all sports to attend the workshop as this will provide opportunities to learn from each other.
The workshop will:
- describe how a club welfare officer works with others to create a child centred environmentexplain
- how the club welfare officer role fits into the wider safeguarding environment
- apply learning to case studies including sharing good safeguarding practice
Please note that the below workshop are being run by other County Sports Partnerships.
Tuesday 12 September
6:30 – 9:30pm, Basingstoke
Sunday 29th October
1 – 4pm, Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre
Sport psychology - attention and motivation
Are you looking for ways to maximise the performance of those you coach? It's important to understand how you can improve their mental skills as well as their physical talents. Whether it be for training or competition, mental skills can be taught and practiced, just like any other ability.
These two psychology workshops will explore how coaches can get the most out of their athletes, starting with the theory and demonstrating how this can be applied to develop strategies.
OFFER: Book both courses and save 25% off total cost
Motivation and goal-setting
Exploring the key concepts and theories that underpin motivation in sport to get the most out of your athletes. The majority of the session will focus on practical strategies to utilise in your coaching, such as goal-setting, performance tracking, setting the right environment, and increasing accountability.
Thursday 21 September
6:30 - 8:30pm, Woking
Book your place on 'Motivation & goal setting'
Attention and present-moment focus
Enhance your understanding of attention and concentration. This course will explore strategies to develop your athlete’s ability to optimally focus, and avoid distraction in training and competition.
Thursday 9 November
Book your place on 'Attention and present moment focus'
...or book both and save £10
Find out about some of the current grant funding opportunities open to clubs and organisations delivering sport/physical activity in Surrey.
Our resident funding advisers (Lawrie Baker and Eli Karlicka-Cook) and a repesentative from GLL (Laura Mangan), will outline some of the potential funding sources, give practical tips to help improve your chances of a successful application and advise you on how to launch your project idea by using Spacehive.
You will have the opportunity to ask questions about applications you are working on or planning, as well as book in for a 121 follow up appointment.
Thursday 28 September
7pm - 9pm,Tadworth (nr Epsom and Leatherhead)
Book your place for 28 September
Contact us and further info
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