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Sports Coaching

After spending many years competing at international level in the world of Tenpin Bowling, travelling the world and proud to wear a Great Britain shirt on my back, I have been immensely fortunate to meet many wonderful people – many of whom I am lifelong friends with.

Sports CoachingI soon realised that sports coaching is a true passion of mine and that I am perfectly placed to coach adults and children to help them succeed with their competitive dreams of representing their country in a sport they love.  

Through my youngest daughter joining an athletics club and really loving it, I wanted to support her in every way I could so that she would realise her true athletic potential; so, I decided to train as an athletics coach.

I am very passionate about coaching especially in the field of athletics as I became a fully qualified athletics coach in 2013 and have been coaching multi events ever since. I am now based in Chelmsford and coach ages between 12-16.  I simply love working with them and we have lots of fun, but work hard too. The different areas I coach in are long jump, high jump, 800m, shot and hurdles. I attend regular training sessions to keep myself own personal and professional development current, relevant and compliant.

I am incredibly proud of my own journey in sports coaching and in October 2015, I was voted “A role model for women’s coaching”, which is a great honour – please read the article here.

In the summer of 2016, I won an amazing award “Star award for volunteering” and again this was such a privilege to receive.

In August 2016, I was asked by England Athletics to become a Mental Health Ambassador for Essex, so I am totally honoured to be carrying out this role and I’m looking forward to making a difference to people’s lives in so many ways.

I also have safeguarding and CRB (criminal records bureau checks) documents.

Essential oils with sports coaching

I have enrolled myself on to various different training courses over the years to support the use of essential oils with sports coaching and have, to date, achieved the following:

  • Aromatherapy which helps with calming, de-stressing the mind and body, builds up the immune system, helps with aches and pains and gets the body and mind ready for any event.
  • Sports Nutrition – assisting with the correct dietary requirements for athletes, whilst competing, training and resting.
  • Essential Oils –  learning about the benefits of oils and how they can work for each athlete.
  • Sports Psychology – helping the mind prepare and keeping focus from everyday training to major competitions.
  • Anatomy & Physiology – Learning about the different body systems and how they all work together.

For more information regarding sports coaching and the use of essential oils in sports training please don't hesitate to contact me, Jo.