The England Skills Awards are the subject of the latest in our podcast series which goes inside Team England and the performance pathway.

Featuring Head of England Performance Matt Stanforth, Head Coach Alan Cooke and respective Hope and Aspire squad lead coaches Kelly Sibley and Ryan Jenkins, the podcast discusses how and why the England Skills Awards were created, what they are and how they are relevant to players at different stages of the pathway.

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This is the second in our podcast series – episodes are being released weekly in the run-up to the Tokyo Olympics and discuss how elite athletes are created and prepared so they can deliver their best performances on the international stage.

Previous podcasts

Episode one: England selection