Resources for coaches

Resources for coaches

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The following documents and forms promote good coaching practice and support for coaching activities.

Activity Coach Coaching Guidelines - November 2023

Coaching Guidelines - updated July 2021

Summary of changes - July 2021

Code of Practice

Coaching tools and forms

The tools and forms below can be used by coaches to assist them in their work with riders and are split across three areas: tools for general use, for group activities and for individual riders.

Download all Coaching Tools documents as listed individually below.

General use

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Gear Chart

Bike Maintenance Checklist (PDF)

Level 1 Coach Assessment and Action Plan (word)

Level 2 Coach Assessment and Action Plan (word)

Level 3 Personal Coaching Diary (word)

Level 3 Self-reflection Checklist (word)

Incident Report Form (word) (Your questions answered)

Risk Assessment Form for Coaches (word)

Rider Information and Coaching Consent Form (word)

Communicating with vulnerable groups (word)

Group activities

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Bike, Helmet and Clothing Checklist (PDF)

Level 1 Session Plan (word)

Level 2 Assessment Session Plan (word)

Register of Attendance (word)

Individual riders

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Rider Profile (word)

Lifestyle Audit (word)

Annual Plan (excel)

Weekly Training Plan (word)

Training Data (word)

Training Log (word)

Additional support

The following resources are provided by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

HMRC e-learning course about tax, National Insurance, business records and expenses

HMRC help and guidance

HMRC webinar information

HMRC pre-recorded sport webinar

HMRC Flickr

HMRC Ready Reckoner

HMRC mobile apps


Liability insurance and Professional Indemnity insurance cover for coaches, leaders and instructors is available to qualifying Race Gold, Race Silver and Ride members. Visit our insurance pages here for full terms and information.

British Cycling Resources

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