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 - 10:13 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 - 17:59 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 - 13:16 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 - 12:56 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 - 15:26 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 - 07:41 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 - 12:00 by cblain with comment(s)
This year’s UK Coaching Summit was definitely one for celebrity spotters, with an opening address from HRH The Princess Royal; Rory McIlroy coincidentally joining delegates for breakfast, and Anthony Statham, Sports Development Manager for Active Sussex, watching Greg Wallace tuck into poached eggs at Heathrow airport.
The common message, consistently touched on throughout... Read more
Posted Friday, June 9, 2017 - 15:56 by pthompson with comment(s)
About the author: Keir McDonald MBE founded EduCare 30 years ago. Since then, he has strived to develop the best possible online training courses, with a focus on Safeguarding and Duty of Care. In 2012, Keir was awarded an MBE for Services to Children in acknowledgement of... Read more
Posted Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 15:48 by with comment(s)