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)
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)
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)
Children's Lead at Sports Coach UK, David Turner, recorded the following three podcasts for Sport Scotland. The suite deals with a range of topics and starts with the The ‘C’ System of Coaching Children. NB If you're using Internet Explorer, please update the browser to the latest version to hear these podcasts.
About the... Read more
Posted Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 21:08 by dturner with comment(s)
Fewer women regularly participate in sport (31.9% of women as opposed to 40.5% of men), which is why Sport England launched #ThisGirlCan, to celebrate active women and girls, and to ecourage ... Read more
Posted Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 13:53 by smilner with comment(s)
About the author: Tom Sexton was born in Philadelphia in 1939 and was raised in Oaklyn, New Jersey. He graduated from Camden Catholic High School in 1956 and immediately entered the United States Marine Corps. Tom began teaching Latin and English in Pitman High School in New Jersey in 1964 and began coaching cross country in 1965. Two years later he began teaching at... Read more
Posted Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 16:22 by with comment(s)
This is not a diet.
Try these 5 ways to eat healthy and stay hydrated:
1. Eat two small meals instead of one
2. Plan time to eat so you don’t rush meals
3. Keep a food diary – there’s an app for that
4. Drink small amounts often – think water first
5. Follow a healthy eating plan 80% of the time
With the... Read more
Posted Monday, February 20, 2017 - 10:37 by sajaib with comment(s)