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Webinar Replay: Implementing Character Development by Sport Wellington

In their latest Coaching through COVID-19 webinar series, Sport Wellington extended on the Transforming Character Strengths into Productive Results webinar delivered by Balance is Better by hosting a session on how coaches can take action to implement character development in their coaching. 

This webinar focuses on sharing practical ideas and tools to help coaches enhance their coaching, with an emphasis on implementing character development in their coaching. 

What will I learn? 

Attendees will hear from the coaching team at Sport Wellington about what character development through coaching can look like, as well as real examples and ideas from local coaches of how they intentionally coach character. 

In this webinar replay, you will learn about the importance, impact, and practicalities of:  

  • The coach’s identity 
  • How to get clear on the character strength behaviours that connect to your WHY as a coach 
  • The team’s identity 
  • How to get clear on the character strength behaviours that connect your team’s shared purpose 
  • Turning words into actions and behaviours 
  • How to get clear on what you will hear and see on the field & off the field 

Watch the full recording  

Coaching character isn’t an add on to your coaching practice; it is how you coach. After all, coaching is all about the person(s) in front of you and helping them to be the best that they can be. 

Follow up resources 

Download PDF: Sport Wellington Key Messages – Coaching During Covid-19

Coaching for Character Pilot 

Sport Wellington is one of three Regional Sports Trusts currently participating in a two-year Coaching for Character pilot study with regional secondary schools. Coaching for Character aims to provide secondary school coaches with tools and resources to intentionally target character development through their coaching. 

Learn more about Sport Wellington’s Coaching for Character Pilot Study 

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