REPs members who have REPs liability insurance have sought clarification on whether it covers you to coach and work with clients remotely.

We can confirm your insurance does provide cover for this on the basis that you are working as you would do in person, but remotely. For example, you would be expected to have your online client complete a ParQ and relevant forms before they begin an exercise programme in the same way you would if you were coaching face-to-face.

You can coach remotely, including hosting live workouts or uploading pre-recorded instructional videos, on the basis that:

  • you are suitably qualified to coach the activity
  • the activity can be performed in someone’s home
  • you ask participants to check their surroundings are clear and to keep any distr
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