Great East swimmers' Open Water Sportivate Workout with Mark Threlfall!
Friday, Jun 21, 2013 9:52 am
Great East swimmers' Open Water Sportivate Workout with Mark Threlfall!
I have just got back after a fantastic morning at Fritton Lake in Norfolk. They are running a Sportivate swimming project training people to take part in the Great East Swim. This will be an open water swim, so they wanted to get some practice at this before the big day.   Read more...
Tackling rugby league techniques with Sporting Champion Paul Broadbent!
Friday, Jun 21, 2013 9:35 am
Tackling rugby league techniques with Sporting Champion Paul Broadbent!
As one of Sport England’s Sporting Champions, I've had two great visits to support a South Yorks Sports Partnership funded Sportivate project. This rugby league programme run by Moorends Thorne Marauders RLFC based in Doncaster, was very much focused on developing coaching techniques   Read more...
Boxing for success Sportivate session with Hannah Beharry, Sporting Champion!
Thursday, Jun 20, 2013 11:06 am
‘I was over the moon to be able to support Sporting Champions and Sport England’s Sportivate programme at a boxing project in Kent last night. I was introduced to a fantastic group of young people and coaches. The group were fully engaged from the start to the finish.   Read more...
Budding female archers improve their shooting skills with Alison Williamson MBE
Monday, Jun 17, 2013 8:41 am
“I have been very lucky that my sport has enabled me to compete at a variety of venues across the world over the many years I have been involved in international archery. But I relish the opportunity of giving something back to the sport at its grass roots level   Read more...
Superheroes skiathon with Paralympian Anna Turney!
Sunday, Jun 16, 2013 8:56 am
“As a Paralympic skier and in my role as a Sporting Champion I was invited to support Disability Snowsport UK's fundraising event the 'Skiathon' at The Snow Centre, Hemel Hempstead and SNO!zone, Milton Keynes. Teams of six had been sponsored to ski 666 times down the slope in six hours - no mean feat!   Read more...
Sporting Champion Craig Heap visits Sportivate Disability Gymnastics project at Middlesborough College!
Sunday, Jun 16, 2013 8:50 am
"I had a fantastic time at Middlesbrough College in the Gymnastics Centre Gymworld on Sunday. The Sportivate project is focused around disability Gymnastics and introducing people with disabilities the opportunity to try Gymnastics   Read more...
Insparred boxing session with Hannah at Spelthorne Boxing Club
Saturday, Jun 15, 2013 9:04 am
Hannah Beharry recently visited Spelthorne Boxing Club’s training session and talked to the young people about her career and experiences of competing at the top of her sport.   Read more...
Sporting Champion Monique Gladding inspires "Get Sheffield Fit" Trampolinists
Saturday, Jun 15, 2013 9:02 am
" It was with my greatest pleasure that I headed down to Graves Tennis & Leisure Centre last night to get involved with a Sportivate Trampolining session. As a retired British Olympian it is so rewarding to be involved with such fantastic projects;   Read more...
Young carers inspirational visit with Sue Smith
Saturday, Jun 15, 2013 9:01 am
"I have to say I found this visit very humbling, all of the young people were carers, which meant they had to fit in school work, work or just socialising around caring for a relative. This left them really tired and often with very little time of their own, so often sport or physical activity was the last thing on their minds   Read more...
Suffolk Red Lodge BMXers inspired by visit from Sporting Champion, Mike Mullen
Saturday, Jun 15, 2013 8:58 am
"Last Friday I visited Anglia Community Sports Sportivate session at Red Lodge sports club in Ipswich which has received funding from Sport England to run the project. The club was a hive of activity with dozens of young people actively involved in football matches and joining in with my BMX workshop.   Read more...
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