Empowering her game: Exploring the importance of gender-informed coaching

When it comes to addressing the underlying causes of barriers to girls’ sports participation, the role coaches play is tremendous. Yet in most sports environments today, everything from girls’ physiology to unique relational needs are still not accounted for.


Download the latest edition of our Research Paper to take a deeper look into the impact coaches have on girls’ participation in sports and the role they can play in making sports more inclusive for all. 


To explore last year’s research, download “More Obstacles Than Achievements,” our initial research into the state of women’s sports in Europe. 

WHAT OUR RESEARCH EXPLORES

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THE CURRENT COACHING LANDSCAPE

Uncover the impact of current practices on the experience of girls in sports across Europe.
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THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR GROWTH

Learn from sports organizations and coaches that are embracing gender-sensitive practices. 
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TANGIBLE ACTION STEPS FOR SYSTEMIC CHANGE

Discover how you can take your coaching practices to the next level with our top tips.

FROM EXPERTS IN THE FIELD

This research paper, developed as part of the adidas Breaking Barriers Project in collaboration with experts Common Goal and Women Win.

READ OUR OTHER RESEARCH PAPER

"More Obstacles Than Achievements" An exploration of the key hurdles to girls' participation in sport in Europe and opportunities that remain. This research paper, developed in collaboration with topic experts Women Win and Common Goal, examines the state of girls’ sport in the EU looking at the barriers that limit and/or hinder sport participation, and the actionable opportunities that remain. 

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