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High quality coaching is essential to getting more people to play sport and to help them to achieve their potential. Where would our young children, our teams or our talented athletes be without the coaches to encourage them and help them improve?

It is vital we support our coaches and so this section gives you local advice and information. So, whether you are an experienced qualified coach needing specialist advice or training, or a budding sports coach who is not sure how to start, you’ll find the information you need here.

Register your coaching session or activity now!

If you are a coach, instructor or teacher in Solihull offering sport and physical activity sessions, then why not register now on our Solihull Active database. Doing this now will enable people in Solihull to find your activity when searching for a sport or activity.

Register as a provider now!  Once registered you will be able to promote all your local activities through this service

Sports Coaching

Sports coaching is a rewarding and enjoyable pastime that, for some, can become a profession. The support is on offer in Solihull to help you achieve your goals.

Solihull Active works closely with CSW Sport to identify appropriate training and development opportunities to enhance the local coaching workforce.  CSW Sport has produced Coach Education and Club Development programme to support clubs and coaches. Solihull Active also offer training and development specific to Solihull clubs and coaches, please see links for more information.

Exercise and Fitness Instruction

As an exercise or fitness instructor you would help people to improve their health and fitness by leading and organising group and individual exercise programmes. You would either instruct a range of activities or specialise in a particular area such as keep fit, aquacise (exercise in water), weight training, yoga or Pilates.

As with sports coaching, there is a wide range of opportunities to train as an Instructor.  The Register of Exercise Professionals REPs) is an independent public register which recognises the qualifications and expertise of health enhancing exercise instructors in the UK.  REPs ensures that the health and fitness industry meets National Occupational Standards, but also provides a huge amount of information on health and fitness qualifications, upcoming courses and a directory of all qualified instructors.