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Move the Mind Conference at the ICCE Global Coaches House is a big success

Move the Mind Conference at the ICCE Global Coaches House is a big success

Delegates from Europe and further beyond attended the Move the Mind event in Birmingham on August 2nd 2022 as part of ICCE Global Coaches House during the Commonwealth Games 2022. The theme for the event (and Move the Mind project) was Empowerment for Wellbeing through Sport. Move the Mind is an Erasmus+ funded project with partners from The International Council for Coaching Excellence based in the United Kingdom, the Hungarian University of Physical Education, the Tarab Institute...

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ICCE Global Coaches Day – 25 September 2022

ICCE Global Coaches Day – 25 September 2022

There are millions of coaches around the world, most of them working on a voluntary basis, and all of them having a big impact on our lives and societies. As part of European Week of Sport 2022, there will be a day celebrating Sport Coaches on 25th September and once again, we are tasking people with thanking their coach.  This is the fourth event of its kind and it is going from strength to strength each year! When have you thanked your coach?  What makes...

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ICCE signs a Memorandum of Understanding with MCAST to host office of Sport Coaching Europe

ICCE signs a Memorandum of Understanding with MCAST to host office of Sport Coaching Europe

On 21 June 2022, the International Council for Coaching Excellence signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST) to host the office of Sport Coaching Europe, the European continental office of the ICCE. The MoU was signed by ICCE General Secretary Ladislav Petrovic and MCAST Principal Professor James Calleja.  This important agreement will support the services of each organisation and sport coaching communities both locally, in...

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16 Coaches selected for the ADVANCE European Badminton Coaching Education

16 Coaches selected for the ADVANCE European Badminton Coaching Education

The Erasmus+ supported ADVANCE project - of which ICCE is a partner - has been through a thorough application and selection process of the 16 coaches for the 10-month ADVANCE European Badminton Coaching Education.  16 Coaches have now been selected. Hannes Käsbauer, German Badminton Association, was one of the three persons involved in the selection panel and was impressed by the group of candidates who applied to be part of the ADVANCE European Coaching Education: "First, I would...

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ICCE signs pledge to promote healthy lifestyles at the EU Sport Forum, Paris

ICCE signs pledge to promote healthy lifestyles at the EU Sport Forum, Paris

ICCE were one of 14 organisations who signed a pledge during the EU Sport Forum in Paris to promote healthy lifestyles as part of the HealthyLifestyle4All initiative.  President John Bales signed on behalf of the ICCE and ICOACHKIDS pledging healthy habits for children and young people. The EU Sport Forum 2022 marked a milestone on the HealthyLifestyle4All initiative, Commissioner Gabriel’s campaign to mobilise civil society and public authorities to jointly promote the awareness for a...

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The ICCE Research Committee is hosting a Global Think Tank to discuss ‘What is Coaching?

The ICCE Research Committee is hosting a Global Think Tank to discuss ‘What is Coaching?

The ICCE Research Committee is planning a Global Think Tank to discuss ‘What is Coaching?’ To this end we have invited some world-renowned coaching researchers, suggested by our members, to debate this question, followed by a facilitated discussion. We are delighted to announce that there will be two online Think Tank events on 3rd June 2022 in different time zones: THINK TANK 1: Time Zone Sydney Australia 12 noon 3rd June 2022 Presenters: Tania Cassidy –...

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Call for Papers for the 16th ENSE Forum

Call for Papers for the 16th ENSE Forum

The 16th ENSE Forum will take place in Guimarães, Portugal on the 22nd and 23rd of September 2022 under the theme Sport Education in a Changing World.   Tempo Livre, a Portuguese grassroots sports organization and ENSE member, will host the Forum in Guimarães. The Forum will offer a space for reflection and discussion about the current societal and educational challenges facing Europe and the role of sport, and in particular programmes and policies for the education of sport...

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 Lithuanian Sports University – Your Future Team

 Lithuanian Sports University – Your Future Team

Lithuanian Sports University (LSU) is organizing a virtual event to promote studies to international students with an interest in sport science. This event will promote studies and present the University to potential students interested in Sport Science. It is a great opportunity to meet professors, study program directors and to enquire about studies at LSU. This online event will be held on 30th of May, 2022. The link to register is:...

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ICCE and International Olympic Committee meet to discuss future collaborative work

ICCE and International Olympic Committee meet to discuss future collaborative work

ICCE President John Bales, Secretary General Ladislav Petrovic and ICOACHKIDS Committee Chair Sheelagh Quinn recently met with International Olympic Committee colleagues in Lausanne. Representing the IOC were Yassine Yousfi, Head of Entourage Unit, Olympic Solidarity; Cynthia Amami, Project Manager, Entourage Unit, Olympic Solidarity; Ollie Dudfield, Associate Director Olympism 365; and Karen Dolphin, Commission Manager, IOC Athletes' Commission and Athletes'...

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ICCE meet with Haaga-Helia University to discuss Coaching Degree Standards

ICCE meet with Haaga-Helia University to discuss Coaching Degree Standards

ICCE President John Bales and General Secretary Ladislav Petrovic recently met with a Haaga-Helia university delegation in Finland to discuss Coaching Degree Standards. The meeting was arranged by ICCE vice president Kirsi Hämäläinen who is also a Principal lecturer and Expert in Coach development at Haaga-Helia.  In attendance were Teppo Rantala, Head of Campus & Director of Sport Coaching and Management Programme; Pekka Clewer, Senior lecturer of sports coaching (ICCE-NSSU CD...

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