Tags: Inclusive sport
Posted: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:46 by Mr Tom Harwood
Club Matters top tips on inclusive communications:
The number of disabled people playing sport regularly has risen significantly, but barriers still remain. Right now, disabled people are half as likely to be taking part in sport compare to other groups. This means there is still a long way to go to improve this imbalance and inclusive communications can play a vital role in ensuring sport is accessible...
Posted: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:12 by Abi Bond
Statistics show disabled people to be the least active group in the UK.
The 'Disabled People's Lifestyle Report' from September 2013 found that there is clear untapped demand for physical activity and sport within the community with 70 per cent of the disabled people surveyed stating they would like to be more active. The report also found that 64 per cent of the disabled people surveyed would prefer...
Posted: Tue, 19 Apr 2016 11:42 by Abi Bond
Over 4,000 people have benefitted from Sainsbury's Inclusive Community Training, which is designed to improve the skills and confidence of those who support disabled people to be more active, and is a creative and informal development opportunity.
One such beneficiary is newly-qualified football coach Joseph Malasi, who attended an AK4A session ran by teamBEDS&LUTON last year.
Posted: Tue, 08 Dec 2015 15:52 by
Now that you've decided to create a crowd funding campaign on teamBEDS' crowd funding site, the world is your oyster! To help you maximise the interest you generate – and raise your target – here are a few steps to guide you through a successful campaign.
Once your campaign is approved and features on the teamBEDS crowdfunding site, we will:
Posted: Thu, 03 Dec 2015 14:29 by
teamBEDS&LUTON Business Manager, Graham Simpson, explains why Team Beds is supporting crowd funding in Bedfordshire.
You may be wondering why crowd funding is a worthwhile cause for teamBEDS&LUTON to support. We are so often asked if we can help with funding for sports groups and individuals and this bespoke crowd funding platform means that we can direct all manner of good causes to our very own crowd funding site. In this way we can promote and support all kinds of sports participation in young people and disabled...
Posted: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 11:06 by
Some fantastic work is being done in community sport in Bedfordshire which teamBEDS&LUTON is proud to support with coaching bursaries to help coach development.
The latest round of awards included the following sports and individuals:
Posted: Thu, 19 Nov 2015 11:33 by
That was the message from Kelly Gordon, project director of the research commissioned by Sport England 'Getting Active Outdoors', in her keynote speech at yesterday's teamBEDS&LUTON County Networking Day. The research revealed overwhelmingly that if you get people involved in outdoor activity when they're young, they are hooked for life. Every respondent who was active outdoors started before the...
Posted: Mon, 26 Oct 2015 09:15 by
What's it like being a young, ambitious coach? In today's blog we feature 22-year-old netball coach Kellie Hair from Houghton Regis. Kellie is on the right in the picture with her netball heroine Loughborough Lightning and England Netball star, Sasha Corbin.
Posted: Wed, 30 Sep 2015 13:38 by
How many of us realise that Britain, relative to its size, is probably the best sporting nation in the world? It's true. And the Government wants your views on how we can stay at the top of our game.
The huge success of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and the role models provided by our fantastic athletes was a huge inspiration for many and the summer of 2012 saw more people getting involved...