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Sports Mentoring

Telephone, video, online or face to face engagement with a professional mentor to support you in solving your challenges and achieving your ambitions

Mentoring is a widely used development tool that has proved to have a beneficial impact on effectiveness, confidence and career advancement. Our Sports Mentoring service is a relationship between you and your mentor based on trust and mutual regard. Our GND Master Mentor will use their expertise and knowledge to support your development of you. Through 1:1 confidential conversations, you will be encouraged and challenged to achieve your potential and aspirations.

Mentoring is simply intended to be supportive of you at need. Think of it as a confidential access to a critical shoulder that can be used to sound things out.

Fitness Mentoring coaching in UK

Fitness Mentoring Coaching in UK

Sports Mentoring provides a:


  • safe space to explore options and plan future action

  • place to be challenged and supported

  • sounding board

  • source of advice and guidance




Having a GND Master Mentor can be very beneficial. It will give you:

  • increased self-awareness, motivation and confidence

  • greater clarity of purpose and productivity

  • increased organisational knowledge and know-how

  • improved skills and tools

  • focus and preparation for the future and career aspirations


In order for you to gain the most from the sessions, you will be expected to be accepting in realising challenges, being open and honest about yourself, being willing to take risks, and be having realistic expectations that are shared and agreed with the GND Master Mentor.


Stages of your Sports Mentoring relationship


Every mentoring relationship will develop its unique pattern. Below however outlines the typical, but not necessarily all, expectations in each stage to increase effectiveness of the mentoring relationship and sessions.


During the first stage, both GND Master Mentor and you will:


  • develop rapport

  • clarify mutual expectations

  • establish appropriate boundaries

  • discover initial exploration of your goals

  • talk about what success towards the end might look like

  • agree logistics around meetings and communication

  • review early sessions to establish the mentoring relationship is working for both parties


In the middle stage, you will:


  • be proactive

  • come with an agenda

  • reflect on the mentoring sessions

  • aim to integrate learning from each session


By the end stage, both GND Master Mentor and you will:


  • be aware when the mentoring relationship has run its course

  • initiate proactive conversations to plan for the ending

  • review the original objectives

  • review the learning and progress

  • review the outcomes

We base our mentoring on 5 principles of development. This is the model of speaking, listening, asking, planning, doing and reviewing.

Our sessions are flexible and can take place via telephone, video, online or face to face to support you in solving your challenges and achieving your ambitions.

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