10 July 2020

Congratulations to all our volunteers who have completed the UK Coaching, Mind and 1st4Sport course Mental Health Awareness for Sport and Physical Activity

Volunteer Kenneth (pictured), who joined the Sporting Memories volunteer team in Scotland shortly before the suspension of Clubs due to COVID-19, tells us more:

"As a recent volunteer, I felt it is important to undertake mental health awareness. It is important to be aware of the barriers that may hinder participation in physical activity at any age.

Sporting Memories volunteer Kenneth

"It is important to listen, support and signpost participants as we are not mental health professionals.

"The course gives sound information, and links to future learning opportunities."

John, volunteer Session Facilitator at Burntisland Sporting Memories Club, who has also completed the course, said it was useful and insightful.

The course is being offered for free until 31 August 2020.