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  • About Trampolining

    Trampolining1Trampolining is a recreational activity, acrobatic training tool as well as a competitive Olympic sport in which athletes perform acrobatics while bouncing on a trampoline.

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  • About Indoor Climbing

    Indoor ClimbingAn indoor rock climbing wall in the UK showing moulded features and coloured route markers. A climbing wall is an artificially constructed wall with grips for hands and feet, usually used for indoor climbing, but sometimes located outdoors. 

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  • About Gliding

    Gliding logoGliding is the ultimate adventure sport, a sport that requires the pilot to harness the power of nature to stay airborne whether they’re flying locally to their club, flying long distances cross country or soaring at high altitude.

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  • National Trust 10 Trails

    National Trust 10kFancy a morning run through the clifftop gardens of a 1920s villa? Or how about testing your fitness in the grounds of a medieval castle? Our free monthly 10k trail runs are a great way to blow away the cobwebs, get some exercise and take in spectacular scenery.

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  • Professional Workforce

    Professional Workforce 1Sport England are working closely with The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) in producing a number of Professional Standards related to Coaching in the UK.

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  • Age UK - Fitness & Friendship Clubs

    A social club for older people with an emphasis on keeping active. Activities include exercise for flexibility, strength and balance, Kurling (no ice required!), seated sports, Skittles, Quoits and gentle T’ai Chi.  

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  • Great Coaching News

    UK CoachingNominations for the UK Coaching Awards are now open!

    The awards honour great coaching from people and organisations who have demonstrated outstanding success over the previous 12 months at the grassroots and elite level of sport.  Nominating in the UK Coaching Awards is a great way of recognising your coach for the work they do. If you are a coach, nominating can raise your profile or recognise the work of a colleague. Make your nominations to recognise and reward the work of great coaching.    

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  • Activity Alliance News - July 2018

    Activity AllianceWelcome to July's newsletter. This edition features include the Typhoo Junior Athletics Championships and Get Out Get Active.

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  • Coaching is changing ....into Workforce

    Workforce 1New roles are emerging to suit participant needs. Whether you are a coach, activator, facilitator, instructor, leader, teacher, trainer, staff, volunteer or something similar we are now using the term Workforce to incorporate all roles involved in Sport and Physical Activity...

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  • Jessica Sprules local Ice Hockey talent needs your help !

    Jess 1Jessica is a very talented, well respected and admired athlete. Her chosen sport, Ice Hockey has provided her with some fantastic opportunities over the past couple of years and has seen her represent her country for the Women’s U18 Great Britain Ice Hockey Team in Poland, Hungary & Spain. Jess was also awarded Sports women of the year last year for united learning.

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    Learning Academy 2018-19

    Learning AcademyWASP will be running a number of courses taking place across the county starting again in September. If in the mean time you are interested in other courses, or would like to run a workshop for your club, please take a look at our additional coach education courses.  

    For further information, please email Joy Rickard or call 01225 781500.

     

     

     

     

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    Sport England

    Sport England

    Working in a number of different ways to get more people active through sport and exercise

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    This Girl Can

    This Girl Can

    A nationwide campaign to get women and girls moving, regardless of shape, size and ability.

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    Club Matters

    Club Matters

    One stop shop for sports clubs, helping you develop and run a sustainable club

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    Together We Will

    Together We Will

    Supports disabled people with their friends and family to become more active

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    School Hire

    School Hire

    Maximise the use of your facilities with Leading online rental portal SchoolHire

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    British Water Ski & Wakeboard (BWSW) are pleased to launch two short films showing that show water skiing and wakeboarding are sports for everyone.  The films feature three of their members who each  tell their story about how water skiing helps them and, ultimately, enhances their lives. 

    Meet Thomas, Abbie Jo and Sophie.  They are three disabled people with a variety of impairments who have all found a love of water skiing.  They each share their experience of water skiing, what  attracted them to the sport, what challenges they face and why everyone should join them on the water. 

     

    BWSW is the national governing body and membership organisation for water skiing and wakeboarding funded by its members for the benefit of its members. Its main role is acting on  behalf of the interests of water skiers and wakeboarders to develop and serve the sport ‐ a nonprofit making organisation with all of our income invested in developing and protecting water skiing  across the UK from the grassroots level through to our top athletes.   BWSW are keen to support their clubs and sites to become more inclusive and be able to offer the opportunity to everyone to try our sport.  Sometimes the right attitude, the confidence to ask  questions and the willingness to try is all it needs to get someone out on the water – whatever their  ability.

    Thomas Buckley
    The 3 ½ minute film was shot at Dudley Water Ski Club with the support of their coach, Karen and  their boat drivers. It features Thomas Buckley who is blind and shares his story of how he found  water skiing. It highlights how doing the sport and joining the club has improved his confidence in  all aspects of his life. 

     

    Heron Lake 
    The five‐minute film was shot at The Tony Edge Centre, Heron Lake, the home of British Disabled  Water Ski and Wakeboard Association. It features two of their members, Sophie and Abbie Jo.
    Sophie, who has a spinal cord injury, shares her story of how water skiing fulfils her need for  adrenaline and love of adventure sports. Abbie Jo, who has Celebral Palsy, found water skiing as an  activity that she could for herself without relying on her family and friends. 

     
    More information and advice about water skiing and wakeboarding is available on the  BWSW website.  Find a local club using the Club Finder.

    Contact:
    Development Programme Manager, Natalie Masters on 01932 579938.

    Thanks to Dudley Water Ski Club and British Disabled Water Ski and Wakeboard Association at  Heron Lake for being involved in the films.  BWSW worked with WhiteNoSugar Productions to create  the films following the success of the Mikey Pinder film.

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    Wiltshire and Swindon Sport (WASP) aim to promote and support sport and physical activity. We can support your club, school and workplace with a range of services including:

    If you think we can help you please get in touch… Kirsty@wiltssport.org.uk or call 01225 781500.

    Tags: Waterskiing, Disability, Disability Sport

    Contact

    Wiltshire and Swindon Sport,
    White Horse Business Park, Richmond House,
    1 Goodwood Close, Epsom Road,
    Trowbridge, Wiltshire BA14 0XE

    Office Tel: 01225 781500
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    Events

    11 Sep 2018n06:30PM - 09:30PMnSafeguarding & Protecting Children in Swindon
    17 Sep 2018n06:00PM - 10:00PMnEmergency First Response in Swindon
    01 Oct 2018n06:30PM - 09:30PMnTime to Listen in Swindon
    17 Oct 2018n06:30PM - 09:30PMnSafeguarding & Protecting Children in Trowbridge

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