Coaching is about sharing your knowledge and experience, making sport fun and giving everyone a go. You will play an important role in making sure your athletes learn to enjoy sport and physical activity.

This module, which has been compiled in conjunction with “Motorcycling New Zealand”, is designed to help you kick start your coaching, no matter what your sport.

It provides tips on:
  • Your role as a coach in meeting the needs of your athletes
  • Being inclusive and fair
  • Communication
  • Games for understanding
  • Running a coaching session
  • Planning.
Please review the navigation guide before you start. This module will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

You can also go to the Sport Tasman website to complete a Kick Start Your Coaching workbook that will help you to assess your understanding of the coaching process. You are advised to access the booklet before you begin the online module. Once the Sports Development Team have received your completed workbook, we will send you a completion certificate. The booklet should take about 30 minutes to complete. Completed workbooks can be forwarded to

Motorcycling coaches should take their completed workbook to their first coach education workshop, where it will be assessed by the workshop facilitator. Alternatively the completed workbook can be forwarded to
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