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Posted Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 16:16 by jwright with comment(s)
The Winter Olympics are in full-swing, and Team GB is already making its mark on the snow and ice with Elise Christie through to the 500m speed skating quarter-finals and Andrew Musgrave producing the best performance by a Briton in an Olympic cross-country event by finishing seventh in the men’s... Read more
Posted Monday, February 12, 2018 - 12:51 by jwright with comment(s)
The publication of UK Coaching’s research ‘Coaching in the UK’ revealed that over nine million adults experienced the broad benefits of coaching in the last 12 months, and the majority agreed that coaching had improved aspects of their physical and mental well... Read more
Posted Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 12:10 by jwright with comment(s)
Parents in Sport Week is upon us again and always a fantastic time to reflect on the dedication of parents across the country in supporting their children to take part in sport and physical activity; a big thank you to them is perhaps the first place to start. As an athlete who was once ferried to training and... Read more
Posted Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 11:13 by dturner with comment(s)
About the author: Kim Travis is EDCare’s Director of Marketing. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Organisational Leadership from CSU and a seasoned marketing professional with over 25 years of healthcare experience in marketing and operations. Before EDCare, Kim spent several years implementing, growing and managing... Read more
Posted Monday, August 14, 2017 - 18:59 by with comment(s)
About the author: Now working as a writer, Jackie Edwards, started her career in finance and banking, but after becoming a mother, refocused and decided to spend more time with her family and especially her son, who, like his mother has autism. When she's not writing, she volunteers for a number of local mental health charities and also has a menagerie of pets to look after.
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Posted Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 14:16 by with comment(s)
We all have mental health, just as we all have physical health. Sport and physical activity has been proven to have a positive effect on our mental health. We also know that being coached improves the satisfaction of those taking part in sport and physical activity. Yet, a recent survey from... Read more
Posted Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 13:56 by cblain with comment(s)
I was recently having a good trawl of the internet looking for interesting and useful documents to support my work. I came across the ‘Montreal Toolkit’, published by the International Working Group for Women in Sport. It had a really great section which gave answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about gender... Read more
Posted Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 16:26 by smilner with comment(s)
To all you coaches out there, would you like new coaching assistant? Great! Read on to learn more…
Out of the 3.6million (approximately) coaches out there, only about 30% of them are women. UK Coaching, through Reach, is working to support more women in coaching. We share women’s coaching stories, provide top tips for coaching, and also supply many useful guides and... Read more
Posted Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 08:41 by smilner with comment(s)
Inspirational People Make a Difference
We have all had inspirational people in our lives, whether it was our parents, siblings, or perhaps a teacher from school. Someone who understood you, knew how to motivate and support you, perhaps towards a goal they helped you identify.
To be able to replicate that same effect for everyone, every time would be an... Read more
Posted Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 13:00 by cblain with comment(s)