Support for Clubs & the Workforce
Knowing that clubs are facing challenging times as a result of COVID-19, we want to provide support for Berkshire clubs and its workforce. GBA has created this support page to give you ideas and access to tools and resources which will help you to work through the current situation.
This page will evolve as we post new opportunities and resources, but please get in contact with any questions or feedback by contacting our Workforce Officer -firstname.lastname@example.org
COVID-19: local restrictions and key guidance
For more information on the government's latest announcements and the restrictions in place to tackle coronavirus (Covid-19) that'll impact grassroots sport and physical activity, see our COVID-19 in Berkshire page.
Latest Guidance on Coronavirus
For the latest updates on coronavirus for clubs and the sport & physical activity sector:
Developing the frontline workforce for We Are Undefeatable.
Sport England's latest update included information from UK Coaching on their plans for better supporting the frontline activity workforce.
Activity Alliance: Improve access for disabled people
Activity Alliance working with access expert Jean Hewitt have put together a guide to support sports clubs to improve access for disabled people. The downloadable resource will take you through main areas of physical access and signpost you to sources of further information and support.
Mind: handy guides for supporting people's mental health when "returning to play"
Time to Change: activity packs to help you get the mental health conversation started in your club
A free community for coaches for friendly support and advice.
Join the online community here.
Advice for First Aiders
We recognise that first aid remains a crucial skill even as the country deals with the COVID-19 pandemic. St John Ambulance have put together some key advice for first aiders so that you can continue to keep those you care for and yourself safe.
Communicating and Engaging Virtually
Do you need support in Communicating and Engaging as a Virtual Club? Sport England and Club Matters have outlined some key guidance.
Key Guidance from External Organisations
This is a challenging time for many people due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Sports clubs and activities have had to be cancelled and postponed and staying connected with your workforce, teams and members is as crucial as ever.
- Club Matters
Club Matters workshops are short training sessions, funded by Sport England and will seek to develop your skills, improve your knowledge and ultimately help you develop your club. All workshops last for 2 hours. We are offering Club Matters workshops online during Covid-19.
- Curious Coaches' Club: Open Webinar
Join experts from UK Coaching every Monday for an engaging and insightful online coaching discussion.
- Time 2 Learn: Webinars for Coaches
Presented by leading experts in the field of coaching, Time2Learn sessions are jam-packed with practical tools, helpful tips and inspiration to develop your PEOPLE skills.
These highly interactive FREE webinars provoke new thinking, encourage connectivity and provide takeaways for you to try in your coaching.
NGB - Return to Play Guidance
British Council for Chinese Martial Arts
Return to Sport & Physical Activity
This support page details up-to-date information and guidance to making the transition from lockdown to returning to sport and physical activity.
Here we have collated some fantastic ONLINE training opportunities for your club and workforce to get involved with.
Support for 3rd Sector Organisations
This support page has collated ideas, tools, resources and funding opportunities which will help you to work through these strange and challenging times
For guidance on delivering sessions and coaching online, click here.
Stay connected with other clubs to share and learn with the Berkshire club community.