We help sport do good
Our support enables sports bodies to deliver both sporting results and social impact.
Who we work with
We work with athletic departments, clubs, federations and governing bodies to support them to deliver both sporting results and social impact.
Lead Manager, sportscotland
“Most coaches, myself included, focus their development almost exclusively on the areas of technical and tactical. Working with MVMT has brought to light other crucial, but often neglected, areas such as WHO I am as a coach, WHO I coach, WHY I coach and HOW I coach. Every session has been full of ideas or feedback that we have been able to apply right away and make a positive difference in our coaching. If you are humble and hungry enough to grow yourself, your staff and your team, then MVMT will take you on a journey that will change you and the way you coach.”
Men’s Basketball Head Coach, John Brown University
What we offer
We support sports bodies in three interconnected ways:
Read about our role as lead facilitators of the Changing Lives learning programme for sportscotland.
Each year we support a small number of clients to achieve their unique ambitions on or off the court.
We crossover best practice in coaching, teaching and social impact to support and challenge sports bodies who want both sporting results and social impact.
Why we offer support
People need sport to be better. Traditional approaches to sport are not enough to meet the emerging needs of people and communities.
That’s why we help sports bodies to address:
Sharply rising mental health issues among athletes and coaches
More young people affected by trauma during pandemic lockdowns
Increasing social inequalities and heightened awareness of diversity and inclusion issues
Heightened attention to issues of student-athlete wellbeing and safe coaching climates
And much more
How we work
We are led by the needs of our clients and the people they serve. Our work is informed by evidence and rooted in the realities of everyday delivery.
Our approach is based on:
Understand the needs of the coaches, athletes and organisations we serve
Asset-based approach focused on people’s strengths
Co-design of support with clients so they can shape and drive their own growth
A relationship with clients that encourages challenge and openness
Measuring the impact of our support to provide compelling evidence for changes experienced by coaches and athletes
We work with clients to create outcomes on four levels:
Personal development for coaches and athletes
Increased care and performance for teams
Social impact for
Sustainable change for sporting systems
The MVMT Model
Everything we do is underpinned by The MVMT Model.
We combine a coaching model with an impact model to provide coaches and organisations with a framework to achieve both sporting results and social impact.
The four blocks
The coaching blocks give equal space to the areas of technical/tactical (WHAT), coaching methods (HOW), understanding people (WHO) and the personal drivers for each coach (WHY).
The three Circles
The three circles illustrate the ripple effect of impact for coaches, players and the community they serve.
The Measurement Arrow
We measure impact to identify compelling evidence for the difference coaches and organisations make for people and communities.
Connect with us
Simon is fully absorbed in the use of sport as a tool for changing lives. He’s an experienced social entrepreneur, coach and facilitator.
Alan loves to dive deep into conversations about coaching. He’s a Great Britain basketball national team head coach and PhD candidate.
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