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Coaching Resources
Getting Started in Coaching Guide

Sport Southland - Begineers Coaching Booklet

Secondary Schools Coaches Booklet

Application Form

Coaches Code of Conduct

Procedure for Coaches Appointment

Top Tips for Coaching​​​​​​​


​​​​​​​Athletics Coaching/Training Resources

Warm Up Routine

High Jump

Long Jump

Shot Put


Crouch Starts

Codes of Behaviour/School Plans
Target Ideas for School Plans - click here

Sports Coordinator Annual Plan Template
Codes of Behaviourclick here

Game Time Poilcy suggestion via Taieri College - click here

The Role of the Team Manager
A Teams/ Touring Teams - click here
Lower Grade Teams - click here

Volunteers/Thank You's
Volunteer Manager - click here
Volunteer Coach - click here
Thank You Letter Template - click here 

Best Practice Ideas
Best Practice Ideas can be found here

Session Plan Template
Sports Practice Plan click here

Health & Safety
Reviewing RAMS - click here
Risk Assesment Factors Checklist - click here

Risk Management of Events - A guide for event organisers - click here
Sample Form 19 SAP - click here
Supporting Resourcing - Pass It On - click here 

Health & Safety Guidance for School Sport - click here

Keeping Coaches Safe - click here

Physical Activity Leaders

Teachers Resource - click here​​​​​​​

Physical Activity Leaders Work Book - click here

Physical Activity Leaders Workshop Training Session


Learning to Officiate Human Relations - click here

Nutrition for Athletes - Guidelines

Nutrition for the adolescent athleteClick here

Eating and drinking before exercise - Click here

Eating and drinking during exercise - Click here

Recovery nutrition - Click here

Fluids - Click here

Eating for your SportClick here

Sports Nutrition Guidelines - a summary of basic facts - Click here

Balance is Better Articles

Balance is Better

Early Specialisation Position Statement

How much is too much when it comes to Youth Sport

How to coach with a Balance is Better Philosophy

Running good Trials 

Unpacking the Balance is Better Principles

Creating A Positive Parent Culture

Commit & Act Report Balance is Better

Balance is Better Principles

Balance is Better Summary

Rainbow Youth

Rainbow Resource