Find out about the opportunities on offer across the county to enable you to become active everyday, find a recreational activity or a new sport
WASP support Coaches, Clubs, Schools and organisations by offering a comprehensive programme of courses and workshops
We work with our local partners to provide opportunities for all adults to be more physically active, whatever your age or ability
Here you will find full details of our School Games programme and Primary Sports Premium support page, along with School Staff CPD and Satellite Clubs
Active Workplace aims to support employers and employees to create a workplace culture and environment that encourages the pursuit of a healthy lifestyle
We work with Wiltshire Council, Swindon Borough Council and national disability organisations enabling Disabled people to be more physically active
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In practice the biggest challenge is often supporting people new to activity on a journey that supports their gradual introduction to a new behaviour. As defined in the Coaching Plan for England, it is all about “Improve a person’s experience physical activity by providing guidance aligned to their individual needs and aspirations”. Sport England, (2016) ‘Coaching Plan for England’

This page of our website aims to provide you with access to the latest guidance, information, and training opportunities to ensure you understand the challenges of engaging the inactive.

Physical Inactivity

In partnership with Public Health England, we have created a new animation 'Reducing Physical Inactivity' animation. Split into three parts, the animation features latest insight into the meaning of physical activity and practical tips for coaches to get more people active. Watch the animation via the following playlist:

23 1/2 Hours

Understanding the relationship between physical activity or sport, and health can be very beneficial as a coach. Although it is important to understand that as a Coach you may not be able to influence all of the factors that influence an individual ability to exhibit active behaviours or not it is important to try and be aware of the wider elements influencing this when seeking to support change in those who are wholly inactive or new to activity.

Take a look at this visual lecture from Dr Mike Evans called 231/2 hours:

Check out the different areas to this section via the tab to the left of this page.

For further information in this are also try checking out:

We would like to hear about what you need as a coach. We are committed to improving our site, so if you’ve not found what you’re looking for on please contact us.

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Tue Mar 05 @ 6:30PM - 09:30PM
Safeguarding & Protecting Children in Trowbridge - FULLY BOOKED
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Fri Mar 22 @10:30AM - 04:00PM
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Time to Listen in Trowbridge
Mon Apr 01 @ 9:30AM - 12:45PM
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