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Making the most of crowdfunding

Making the most of crowdfunding

Posted: Thu, 28 May 2020 13:00

Free webinars for the sport and physical activity sector

Crowdfunder are hosting a series of introduction to crowdfunding webinars that have been specially designed for the sport and physical activity sector.

We'd love you to promote the free, 30-minute sessions with any group of community organisation...

Tags: News, funding

Volunteers’ Week 1-7 June 2020

Volunteers’ Week 1-7 June 2020

Posted: Thu, 21 May 2020 09:08

Volunteers' Week is fast approaching, and whilst we appreciate that many groups and organisations are facing challenges in what continues to be a difficult time, we also know that many people are continuing to volunteer and many more have come forward to volunteer their time to support the COVID-19 response....

Tags: News, Volunteers

One You Couch to 5k app launching 18th May

One You Couch to 5k app launching 18th May

Posted: Mon, 18 May 2020 14:00

Public Health England are working in partnership with BBC Get Inspired, Sport England and London Sport to launch a 9-week Couch to 5K challenge that will promote the app as an accessible way of becoming physically active while social distancing measures remain in place.

The One You Couch to 5K app is...

Tags: Community, Getactive, News

Essential mental health training now free for the nation’s coaches

Essential mental health training now free for the nation’s coaches

Posted: Mon, 18 May 2020 13:00

  • No cost opportunity for 3 million coaches to upskill their mental health literacy during COVID-19
  • Announcement comes at the start of Mental Health Awareness Week

UK Coaching has announced today (18 May) – in collaboration with its awarding organisation 1st4sport, and partners Mind, the mental health...

Tags: Coaching, Mentalhealth, News

Dunstable Swimming Club – Bringing experts into people’s living rooms during Covid-19

Dunstable Swimming Club – Bringing experts into people’s living rooms during Covid-19

Posted: Mon, 11 May 2020 12:43

From Q&A sessions with Olympic Swimmers to online Yoga classes delivered by local businesses. Read our case study on how Dunstable Swimming Club has adapted it's training programme for their members during lock down to improve their mental health and well being.
https://www.teambedsandluton.co.uk/dunstable-swimming-club-casestudy...

Tags: News, casestudy, coronavirus, covid19

TAKE PART IN COVID-19 RESEARCH

TAKE PART IN COVID-19 RESEARCH

Posted: Wed, 06 May 2020 16:17

TAKE PART IN COVID-19 RESEARCH

University College London is running a study into the psychological and social effects of Covid-19 in the UK.

The results are being used to understand the effects of the virus and social distancing measures on mental health and loneliness in the UK and to inform government...

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, News

STEP inclusion resources to support activity while at home

STEP inclusion resources to support activity while at home

Posted: Fri, 01 May 2020 14:25

Activity Alliance is sharing the top ways to adapt activities so more people can stay in and work out. The STEP tool is one of the most effective ways to use household items to be active. STEP stands for Space, Task, Equipment and People.

While we are distancing from others, many people are finding new...

Tags: News, coronavirus, covid19

THE BIG COLOUR CHALLENGE

THE BIG COLOUR CHALLENGE

Posted: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 16:00

British Triathlon is launching a new campaign called THE BIG COLOUR CHALLENGE

THE BIG COLOUR CHALLENGE is a call to action for the entire triathlon community to get active and stay active! On signing up to the campaign participants will be able to download a bespoke British Triathlon picture, which they...

Tags: News

#ThisIsPE – Supporting parents to teach PE at home

#ThisIsPE – Supporting parents to teach PE at home

Posted: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 11:02

If you're looking for ways to educate and entertain the kids during lockdown, we've got something for you!

Yorkshire Sport Foundation have brought together teachers from across the country to provide activities and games you can replicate at home, using things you can find around the house. They have...

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Gettingactive, News

Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness

Posted: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 08:19

During this very difficult time for everyone, Bedford Sports Development Unit would like to support those in the leisure and fitness industry to develop their Mental Health Awareness skills and prepare for when they are able to get back to coaching or volunteering face to face, or to have more tools...

Tags: Bedford, Coach Development, News, coronavirus, covid-19

10 UK Coaching Subscriber Resources Now Free Until 3 May

10 UK Coaching Subscriber Resources Now Free Until 3 May

Posted: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 08:15

UK Coaching have unlocked 10 of their most valuable subscriber templates, guides, webinars and videos.

These will remain freely available until 3 May

You will need to register for an account and / or login to access these. You will be prompted to do this when you click on the resources.

Tags: Coach Development, News, coronavirus, covid-19