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With an increased focus on welfare, protecting all levels of participants in sport and active leisure is a key agenda item for many organisations. EduCare for Sport® contains a range of sports and leisure focused safeguarding and duty of care training courses. The courses are designed to help all staff and volunteers stay up-to-date on key welfare issues, and…Details
Pete Laird, July 2020, Edinburgh Napier University This was a longitudinal study from a population of UK based American Football Head Coaches (n=49) who had who had left their posts over three off-seasons covering two competitive seasons. Each coach received a questionnaire based upon a previous methodology developed by Lyle, Allison & Taylor (1997). Head…Details
We would like to Thank Coach Simon Hatcher for this Great article on Force, Spill and Leverage I hope I can help new coaches in understanding the basic concepts in defending the running game. “If you can’t explain it to a six-year-old, you don’t understand it yourself.” Albert Einstein Terminology I will use is common…Details
Thursday, June 4, 2020 New guidance on outdoor training In our last update, on 28 May, we said that we would keep the situation with the season suspension and return to play under constant review in line with any new advice from the Government. Many of you will have noted the Government issued further guidance…Details
BAFA and BAFCA have today (11 February 2020) issued a Disciplinary Statement regarding one of its members. https://www.britishamericanfootball.org/downloads/2020_02_11%20-%20BAFA%20Statement%20(1).pdf Continuing to make American football in Britain fair and safe for everyone is of utmost priority as our great game grows and develops. BAFA and BAFCA takes any issues related to safeguarding, discipline and fairness extremely seriously. Anyone with concerns…Details
Notice to British American Football Coaches Association Members regarding Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) on Saturday 22nd February 2020 at 11am. (BAFCA EGM will follow BAFA EGM which commences at 10am) Venue: St Michael’s C of E High School, Curral Road, Rowley Regis, West Midlands, B65 9AN Please click Download Document below for details of EGM,…Details
It has been brought to our attention that coaches are actively recruiting players under the age of 18 for University, Adult and Academy Programmes. To safeguard both the young person and you as a coach, BAFCA would like to highlight the following appropriate methods of contact.