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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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  • Mental health awareness in sport and physical activity workshop

    Swindon Sports Forum 1Mental Health Awareness in Sport and Physical Activity (MHASPA) is a 3-hour workshop designed to give you the practical tools to help you better support those of us with mental health problems to be more active.

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  • Scrapper Gym Swindon Fight Night

    Scrappers Boxing Gym are holding their second Fight Night on Saturday August 11th at Midday.Disability session

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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.

     

     

     

     

    Active Workplaces

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    GDPR toolkit for Clubs and Organisations

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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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    • Coaching
    • Safeguarding and Protecting Children Course

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    Every child deserves to enjoy their sport. This UK Coaching workshop will raise your awareness of the tell-tale signs of abuse, and give you the tools and confidence you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise in your coaching career.

    You will be able to:

    • identify and recognise good coaching practice and the implications for your coaching
    • explore your values and feelings in relation to child abuse, and recognise their potential impact on your response
    • recognise and respond to possible signs of child abuse
    • take appropriate action if concerns about a child arise.

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    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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