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    Coach to Teach

    Aimed at coaches working in schools who wish to better understand the unique conditions of ‘teaching’ in a Primary School and gain a better understanding of the new National Curriculum and Ofsted requirements for Physical Education. Date:               Friday 10th October                 Time:               9.15am – 4pm ...

    Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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    RYA are recruiting a Regional Development Officer

    Do you have proven experience of motivating and managing a field-based team to achieve challenging individual and team objectives? Our seven Regional Development Officers (RDOs) are responsible for the development of regular long-term participation in sailing and windsurfing, primarily through affiliated clubs and organisations.  We are looking for an experienced Manager to lead and support the RDO team to achieve their objectives and the RYA’s strategy.     The role requires an ...

    Monday, 29 September 2014
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    Football for Teachers Course

    The FA Primary Teachers Award (PTA) – awarded by FA Learning Course name : FA - Football for Teachers Date : Thursday 20th November 2014 Time : 10am till 4pm Venue : Christie Miller Sports Centre, Melksham, Wilts Cost : Free of Charge Maximum number of attendees : 24 (This can be increased if we get close, can be discussed if necessary) Course Description The FA’s Primary Teachers Award is aimed at 1) Undergraduate students considering Primary teaching as a career, 2) those working towar ...

    Monday, 15 September 2014
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    A chance for glory - Talent Introduction Days for Paralympic hopefuls

    This is YOUR chance for success.  We’re looking for brand new talent in paralympic athletics. Come and try athletics for yourself at one of our events across the UK to show us what you can do. Are you sporty and dream of becoming the next Elite Sprinter, Jumper or Thrower at the Paralympics in Rio 2016?  Yes? Then all you need to do is sign up. Come to one of the Talent Introduction Days for your chance to experience the world of competitive athletics for talen ...

    Monday, 29 September 2014
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    Swindon Street Games offer Free Sports

    Inner Flame poster for the Sportivate project which runs for 12 weeks and is for 16 - 25 year olds on the Princes Trust program in Swindon. Swindon_Street_Games_-_Inner_Flame_pdf.pdf266.36 KB Call Doug for more information: 01793 465405 Or follow Swindon Street Games on:- Facebook - STREETGAMESSWINDON  Twitter - @STREETGAMESSN  http://www.streetgames.org/www/   ...

    Monday, 29 September 2014
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    British Gymnastics Disability Hub Clubs & Inclusivity

    I’M INVOLVED The I’M IN Programme has been running for a year and we now have 13 experienced and knowledgeable Disability Hub Clubs on board. These Hub Clubs have been recognised for the great work that they do delivering and promoting Disability Gymnastics, and are keen to offer even more opportunities for even more disabled people. Each of our Disability Hub Clubs will plan and deliver a programme of Participant events, including the following: - I’M IN Taster – opportunity to try the differ ...

    Monday, 29 September 2014
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    Swindon Street Games say thank you to Wiltshire and Swindon Sport

    Street Games Swindon has now been able to provide more young people with accredited qualifications thanks to Wiltshire and Swindon Sports (WASP).  The Street Games Swindon project currently has over 30 young volunteers actively supporting their local community every day and giving people of all ages a chance to get active. A majority of the volunteers come from deprived areas of Swindon with a majority of them being NEET (not in education, employment or training). “WASP have been a great ...

    Thursday, 25 September 2014
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    British Wheelchair Sport will be hosting a Primary Sports Camp

     WheelPower - British Wheelchair Sport will be hosting a Primary Sports Camp Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Aylesbury  Saturday 18th October 2014.  Entry and Payment forms are attached.  The Primary Sports Camp is open to children with physical or mild sensory impairments between the ages of six and eleven years old.  We shall also welcome entry forms from those children who would not traditionally fit within ‘disability sport classification’ such as those with dyspraxi ...

    Monday, 29 September 2014
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    Make the seasonal switch to Badminton

    As summer turns into autumn, it is also time for you to make the seasonal switch to the warm, dry comfort of the badminton court in sports halls in Wiltshire! BADMINTON England is giving you extra motivation to swap the Great British summer for the great indoors with a range of fantastic ways to play badminton that are sure to keep up the feel good factors that came with the #summerofbadminton. This autumn right across Wiltshire, you can enjoy: Essentials Badminton Beginners coaching courses ...

    Monday, 29 September 2014
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    Sports Structures Multi Skills & Basketball courses

    Multi-Skills Level 2- Bristol Venue: Henbury Leisure Centre, Avonmouth Way, Henbury, Bristol BS10 7NG Dates & Times: 18th, 19th and 26th October 2014 (9am-5pm) Cost: £165 Contact: education@sportstructures.com Booking on link: http://sportstructures.com/product_item.asp?itemid=2580&itemTitle=1st4Sport+Level+2+Award+in+Multi-Skills+Development+in+Sport+-+Bristol&section=0001000100030005&sectionTitle=NGB+%26+Generic+Qualifications# Basketball Level 1- Bristol Venue: Henbury ...

    Monday, 29 September 2014
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    Cerebral Palsy Sport recruiting a National Swimming Development Officer

    Job title: National Swimming Development Officer Organisation: Cerebral Palsy Sport     Salary: £25,000    Contract type Full time Location: Nottingham, East Midlands Closing date: 10/10/2014   Description: The job holder will be responsible for developing and implementing CP Sport’s national SwimStart programme and supporting junior SportStart development programmes to increase opportunities for those with cerebral palsy and other physical impairments.  T ...

    Monday, 29 September 2014
  • Coach Bursaries

    Wiltshire and Swindon Coach Bursary Scheme 2014-15

    The aim of the bursary scheme is to assist with increasing capacity for the need of coaches at all levels and environments within Wiltshire & Swindon. The bursary has been set up in order for coaches to meet the required Minimum Standards for Deployment set across the county implemented by SCUK. These standards can be viewed on the WASP http://www.wiltssport.org.uk/coaching/minimum-standards-for-deployment WHO CAN APPLY?  Any individual who wishes to achieve a UKCC Level 1 ...

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
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    School Games Volunteer Apprentice scheme

    This is a voluntary role that will provide excellent experience for someone wanting to work in this field. The volunteers will be expected to assist with the delivery of the school games, for a minimum of at least 12 hours over the 12 month period. Attendance and volunteering at the Wiltshire school games in July 2015 is compulsory. Training will be provided by the County Sport Partnership (see training opportunities below) who has been awarded a bursary to support the professional developmen ...

    Thursday, 25 September 2014
  • England Netball

    Back to Netball Festival in Swindon

    England Netball are hosting a ‘Back to Netball’ festival at Dorcan Recreation Centre, St Paul’s Drive, Swindon Sunday 30th November 2014 from 10.00am-4.00pm. The festival is a fun and social opportunity for Back to Netballers and beginner / rusty netballers to meet and enjoy some games of netball against one another, to share netballing experiences and to generally just enjoy a brilliant day on the netball courts. Swindon_B2N_Festival_A3_Poster.pdf89.5 KB Whilst, the festival welcomes ladies ...

    Monday, 29 September 2014
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    Delivering Archery in Schools

    Archery in Schools Archery is a fun, educational and a non traditional activity for all young people to take part in. There are a number of ways to introduce archery to young people; deliver Arrows in primary schools, get involved as part of the School Games, set up your own club, qualify to deliver traditional archery or find support from local clubs and coaches. Why Archery? Archery is a sport for all. It helps to build muscle endurance ...

    Thursday, 18 September 2014
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Weightlifting, or Powerlifting, is a strength sport which involves lifting specified weights, and both males and females can take part.

In competitions, competitors are allowed three attempts on each lift, and the best attempt counts toward his competition total. If two or more lifters achieve the same total, the lifter that weighs the least ranks above the heavier opponent.

Weightlifting, or Powerlifting, is a strength sport which involves lifting specified weights, and both males and females can take part.

In competitions, competitors are allowed three attempts on each lift, and the best attempt counts toward his competition total. If two or more lifters achieve the same total, the lifter that weighs the least ranks above the heavier opponent.

There are variations of weightlifting, such as Squat, Bench Press and Deadlift, and all involved different methods of lifting, lift requirements and causes for disqualification.

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Courses and Events

Wed Oct 08 @ 1:00PM - 03:00PM
Football Level 2 School Games Festival
Sun Oct 12 @10:00AM - 01:00PM
Active Kids for All Inclusive Community Training Programme
Tue Oct 14 @ 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Emergency First Response (Primary Care)
Wed Oct 15 @ 3:45PM - 06:00PM
Tag Rugby Level 2 School Games Festival
Tue Oct 21 @ 6:30PM - 09:30PM
Safeguarding & Protecting Children 2: Reflecting on Practise
Sun Nov 02 @ 1:00PM - 04:00PM
Practical Ideas for Disability Coaching
Wed Nov 12 @ 6:30PM - 09:30PM
Safeguarding & Protecting Children
Wed Nov 19 @ 1:30PM - 04:30PM
Football Level 2 School Games Festival
Fri Nov 21 @12:00AM
Football Level 2 School Games Festival
Tue Nov 25 @ 6:30PM - 09:30PM
Equity in your Coaching

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