BAFA Covid-19 update (3 November)

Message from Chief Executive Pete Ackerley The last few days have seen a number of announcements relating to restrictions across England, Scotland and Wales that impact on our sport. You can find the updated position for each nation below. Yesterday I attended calls with DCMS officials and ministers and leaders of other National Governing Bodies…

The History of BAFCA

As part of the BAFCA Coaches Blog series developed by Coach Peter Laird we are delighted to showcase his research into the history of the Association.  This also showcases his long affiliation to Coach Development and BAFCA. Click here to read the full article

Coaching QBs, the GB Lion’s Way

This month we have a fantastic contribution from GB Coach Tony Athersmith on the topic of Quarterback play, an area that can still seem a little specialised to some coaches. We are delighted to say Tony will be submitting follow up articles in the next couple of months. We hope you enjoy. Coaching QBs, the…

Coach Development

1. Learn The Game As coaches we tend to arrive in our positions after our playing careers are over. A career during which we inevitably specialised at one position. This means our knowledge just isn’t broad enough to understand the complexities of the game. Don’t believe me? Think about your peers who describe themselves as…