Coaching Resources

Latest Research and Ideas

 Archery Scoop It! – We actively compile the latest research, news and discussions from the wider field of sports coaching. This aims to bring you some of the latest ideas from coaches and researchers from around the world and from different sports.


 Please go to for guidance and information to support participants with a disability.


Coach Clean – the UK Anti Doping Learning Zone is the place to learn about clean sport. This new area supports the prevention of doping practices and education around anti-doping in sport. Free resources are tailored to the level of athletes you work with.
A free online module is also available for you to become a qualified Anti Doping Advisor. Once you have gained the Advisor certificate please contact Stephanie Kelly at Archery GB so that our records may be updated.

Child Protection

There are a range of child protection courses available, including courses provided by schools, local authorities and other reputable organisations.
UK coaching Safeguarding and Protecting Children workshop
NSPCC Child Protection in Sport online training

Club Matters

Club Matters (England and Northern Ireland only) provides free support in business, financial planning, marketing, facilities management and governance for sports clubs.

Equality & Diversity

Coaching disabled people – guidance from Coaching UK based on what disabled people have experienced and what they feel is needed from a coach to create a positive environment

Archery GB Disability Archery – find resources on specific impairments and details for forthcoming disability awareness workshops provided by Archery GB

English Federation of Disability Sport – find relevant research, key statistics and information on disabled people in sport and physical activity

Women & girls – guidance from Sport England to help women and girls be active

Young people – What makes your session unmissable for young people? sports coach UK and Sport England provide some tips for coaches to engage with younger audiences.

LGBT resources – guidance from Pride Sports to help you be LGBT inclusive and prevent discrimination

Older people – guidance to follow

Mental health – guidance to follow

Code of Practice

The Coaching UK Code of Practice – sets out the professional responsibilities that all coaches in the UK are expected to work to.


Funding in UK – provide by sports coach UK, this is the most comprehensive guide about to help coaches find up to date funding opportunities (also follow @scUKCoachFund)


Mentoring Archery Coaches – guidance from Archery GB to for anybody considering taking on a mentoring role

Tax & Employment

Employment Status of Coaches – guidance from Coaching UK for coaches working in higher education sport

HMRC Learning Together training material and useful resources.

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