June 7, 2023

Coach Webinar Series 2022

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Just after four months of awesome webinars, the Coach Webinar Sequence 2022, introduced by Gallagher has concluded. The Mentor Webinar Collection was created to allow for coaches all around the planet to arrive alongside one another, interact, and study from sector foremost experts, expert Particular Olympics coaches, and to hear from athletes them selves about what they wish to see from their coaches.

The webinar collection was attended by more than 700 particular person coaches throughout the 4 months.

About 120 nations around the world were being represented by individuals who registered.

Around 720 organisations were being outlined by registrants.

The webinar sequence was produced up of four 60-minute webinars masking 4 diverse subject areas linked to coaching. (Enjoy the recorded webinars underneath.)

7 days 1: Coaching Combined Ability Athletes

Specific Olympics Australia Athlete Leader, Ruby Lawler, hosted our initially webinar of the series. Ruby hosted SO Singapore Unified Football Mentor, Yuchi Huang, who discussed SO Singapore’s preparation and attendance at the 2022 Unified Cup. Yuchi was the recipient of the Gallagher Coach’s Mentor Award for the male level of competition in Detroit this 12 months.

Yuchi mentioned the great importance of tradition when generating a Unified team, and how it’s not about picking the most proficient gamers but fulfilling individuals who embrace the essence of Unified Athletics.

Particular Olympics Massachusetts mentor and Corridor of Fame inductee, Christin Santiago also joined the webinar. Christin talked over the function of coaching Specific Olympics athletes and how the classes discovered from sporting activities implement on and off the subject.

Observe Ruby, Yuchi, and Christin’s webinar in this article: Distinctive Olympics Coach Webinar Series 2022 introduced by Gallagher—Coaching Combined Capability Athletes

Week 2: ‘What we want from our coaches’—Special Olympics Athlete and Unified Associate Panel

The second webinar brough with each other a team of Particular Olympics athletes and a Unified Companion to focus on what they have figured out from their experience of currently being coached.

Hosted by Exclusive Olympics Great Britain athlete and coach, Kiera Byland. Our panel provided Unique Olympics China Athlete Yang Yihong, SO Kenya Athlete Boniface Kimeu, and previous athlete and now mentor, Joshua Agare, and Unified Lover, Angel Rios Santos from Exclusive Olympics Puerto Rico.

Kiera moderated a discussion between all of the panel customers and requested a variety of issues about their practical experience of getting coached as athletes. Kiera asked what Joshua and Angel have learned that has impacted how they coach and the philosophy they apply in their coaching of Special Olympics Athletes.

Enjoy Kiera, Yang, Joshua, Boniface, and Angel’s webinar right here: Unique Olympics Coach Webinar Sequence 2022 offered by Gallagher—”What We Want From Our Coaches”

Week 3: The Mentor-Athlete Connection

Webinar three was hosted by Specific Olympics Paraguay Athlete, Rosalino Chavez. Our initial guest, Professor Sophia Jowett talked about the new study carried out in the spot of the coach-athlete Partnership. Professor Jowett is a top academic in the location of coach-athlete associations and presented up some excellent conclusions and realistic pieces for coaches to apply in their day-to-day coaching. Professor Jowett also shared a quantity of priceless assets for coaches to use to fully grasp the coach-athlete connection more. These sources are accessible on the Mentor Webinar Series Dashboard.

Professor Jowett’s presentation was adopted by Paralympic Alpine Ski mentor Justus Wolf presenting on his experience of the coach-athlete romance. Justus talked over the different pieces that coaches ought to look at when developing a beneficial relationship with their athletes. Justus gave coaches useful items of information to support them with their athletes. Data this kind of as the relationship with athletes, influences on them, the problems they can deal with, and how to get the most effective out of athletes.

You can enjoy Rosalino, Sophia, and Justus’ webinar below: Distinctive Olympics Mentor Webinar Series 2022, offered by Gallagher—The Coach-Athlete Relationship

7 days 4: Health and Physical fitness for Sporting activities Coaches

The remaining webinar of the 2022 Mentor Webinar Series, offered by Gallagher, was focused on Wellness and Health and fitness for Sporting activities Coaches. Hosted by Special Olympics Malta Athlete Chief and Health and fitness Messenger, Gilmour Borg, we read from two exercise experts about the investigation driving Specific Olympics conditioning and how to include health in your coaching and level of competition scheduling.

Monica Forquer, a health and fitness advisor, presented the investigate that has been carried out on integrating fitness through activity. Monica’s analysis highlights mentor and athlete standpoint of how physical fitness is at present integrated in activity, and how to optimise and enhance wellbeing results by way of activity.

Monica was followed by Tom Norton, a Unique Olympics mentor and fitness skilled who highlighted how to include fitness into your scheduling, schooling, and competitors environments. Tom discusses the significance of arranging in progress and utilising the methods obtainable to integrate exercise into all your schooling and level of competition.

You can watch Gilmour, Monica, and Tom’s webinar here: (English) Special Olympics Coach Webinar Collection 202—Health and Conditioning for Athletics Coaches