Boxing coach Singh on UK Coaching programme

January 29, 2020 | by Matt Halfpenny


England Boxing’s Gurpreet Singh is one of 47 coaches selected to take part in UK Coaching’s Performance Foundation Coach Support Programme. 

The 18-month programme is designed to help coaches maximise their potential and impact.

Singh, affectionately known by many as ‘Shiney’ is a coach at Coventry University and Pleck Boxing Clubs and is also one of England’s talent coaches.

16 other sports are represented from a wide range summer and winter Olympic and Paralympic sports.

This cohort is the programme’s third, having helped nearly 100 performance foundation level coaches finesse their practice so far.

Through a blended learning approach, coaches will have the benefit of:

  • one-to-one coach developer support
  • cross-sport communities of practice and learning
  • online social learning environments
  • workshop delivery from industry experts to expand knowledge and challenge thinking

“We are excited to welcome this new batch of coaches onto our programme, the aim of which is to provide talent coaches with outstanding coach support,” said UK Coaching’s Head of Coaching Nick Levett.

“At UK Coaching, we are here for the coach, so I am proud that this piece of work is helping some of the UK’s most promising coaches feel more confident and competent in their abilities to help our very best athletes achieve their goals and ambitions.”

UK coaching – the brand name of the National Coaching Foundation – support governing bodies of sport, Active Partnerships and leisure providers across England, as well as many other organisations across the sport and physical activity landscape.

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