Coach Sports in South Africa!

Thursday 26 April 2012

Added by: BUNAC

As the UK gears up for a summer of sport, we have a deal sure to set your pulses racing! Until the end of May, we’re slicing a huge £250 off the cost of 12 weeks Sports Coaching in South Africa!

So if you’re most likely to be found on the football pitch that anywhere else, serving up on the tennis courts, “making it rain” by dunking 3-pointers, bowling a spin-ball or forming a scrum Sports Coaching South Africa could be right up your alley. You don’t need to be able to bend it like Beckham or serve like Serena, you just need to have a passion for sport and be able to pass that on.

Why We Need Your Help

Many of the schools in South Africa don’t have the resources to be able to give their students a proper physical education, and that’s where you come in! Volunteers on this project work with kids from underprivileged backgrounds in the townships of Port Elizabeth and give them a chance to use sports facilities they wouldn’t otherwise have access to. 

While good sports facilities make a difference, any sportsman will tell you it is a passionate, knowledgeable and dedicated coach that made them fall in love with their sport. This is exactly who we are looking for to take coaching sessions, run matches, organise tournaments and improve the lives of children through sport.

While the programme is sport-focused, there is the opportunity to develop personal life skills among the children. Confidence, leadership and the ability to work with others are all aspects of sport that transition directly into life-skills, and improvements to health and emotional wellbeing mean that the benefits of the project transcend the boundaries of a football pitch.

Helping children learn these important attributes at an early age can drastically change their lives in a positive way. One of the best things about Sports Coaching in South Africa is that you do not need a formal coaching qualification; you just need to love sports, kids and have a sense of adventure!

While on the project, you’ll also be able to enjoy a range of organised excursions and all your food and accommodation is included. So if you’ve got the skills, you’ve got the confidence and you’ve got the love (cue Florence!), there’s never been a better time to share it!

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