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“We have known Nadeem at SMART Way Forward for a number of years and have worked with him on several projects. We have always found him to be highly professional, thorough and committed to delivering each project.”
Plan4Sport Team

CPD Coaching Conference 2012: programme

8.30am – 9.30am Registration and networking
9.30am – 10am Welcome to the SMART Way Forward CPD Coaching Conference and Bisham Abbey
Nadeem Shaikh, Managing Director, SMART Way Forward
10.00am – 10.40am Keynote: The importance of coaching and training for Olympic success
Bryan Steel, Olympian, British Cycling
10.45am – 11.45am Choice of SMART CPD Coaching workshops: 

A – Delivering constructive feedback in sport
Dr Matt Long, Endurance coach, athletics

B – Advertising, marketing and promotion for your sports club (inc social media: using Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook)
Ian Wakefield, Sport Nottinghamshire CSP / former Business Development Manager, Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA)

11.45am – 12.00pm SMART time, refreshment break and networking
12.00pm – 1.00pm Choice of SMART CPD Coaching workshops: 

A – The importance of coaching and volunteering in sport
Lloyd Conaway, Director, Team Beds and Luton, with Nadeem Shaikh, Managing Director, SMART Way Forward

B – Mentoring and gaining valuable coaching experience
Jenny Harris, Coach Mentor, England Athletics

1.00pm – 2.00pm SMART energising, lunch and networking
2.00pm – 3.00pm Choice of SMART CPD Coaching workshops: 

A – Effective communication skills for sports coaches
Nadeem Shaikh, Managing Director, SMART Way Forward

B – HR requirements for the sport, leisure, health and fitness industry
Donna Obstfeld, Director, DOHR Limited

3.00pm – 3.15pm SMART time, refreshment break and networking
3.15pm – 4.15pm Choice of SMART CPD Coaching workshops: 

A – The basics of coaching effectively by recognising learning styles and NLP
Annie Page, Director, Essentii

B – Effective personal management for sports coaches
Bryan Steel, Olympian, British Cycling

4.15pm – 4.35pm SMART summary and close
Nadeem Shaikh, Managing Director, SMART Way Forward

 

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The will to win is important … but the need to prepare is vital