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  • Skip2Bfit Corporate offer

    Skip2Bfit   home adults menuAt Skip2Bfit we promote skipping as a great and easy way to keep fit and active. If your company is looking for a way of promoting fitness to your staff that come and talk to us. Our workshops can fit in with your requirements and office space.

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  • WASP new partnership with Skip2Bfit

    Skip2Bfit logoAt Skip2bfit we are about motivating the children to succeed, whilst at the same time encouraging them to exercise. Our workshops fit in with the concept of Growth Mindset as we demonstrate to the children that if they put the effort in they can improve.

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  • WASP are now offering a Complete Back Care Management Programme for local employers

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    All employers have a responsibility to care for their employees and we can work with you to develop a Complete Back Care Management programme to enable your employees to remain in work or helped to make an earlier return to work and ultimately be more productive.

    We can offer advice for employers and help you to comply with your legal requirements and minimise the risk to your employees of developing back pain or making existing back pain worse.

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  • Get Involved with Pentathlon GB

    Modern pentathlon is an exciting multi-discipline sport, allowing you to challenge yourself while experiencing the exciting disciplines that make up the event. There are so many ways to get involved so read below to find out more! 

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  • afPE Quality Mark for Physical Education & Sport

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    afPE Quality Mark – Rationale and benefits to the physical education profession and the outcomes for young people.

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  • Childhood obesity

    bigstock 128512112The government wants to significantly reduce childhood obesity over the next 10 years. The childhood obesity plan, published in August 2016, sets out the action we are taking to reduce childhood obesity, working with local communities, the food industry, schools and the NHS.

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  • Importance of Physical Education, School Sport & Physical Activity Resources

    Importance of PEThe Association for Physical Education (afPE) has been commissioned by Sport England to produce resources comprising a poster highlighting the difference that physical education can make to the pupils in your school and an information leaflet for parents/carers outlining the importance of children and young people being active. afPE recognises how important children and young people’s physical health and emotional well-being are and the relationship between these and academic achievement.

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  • Wiltshire Squash School Offer


    Squash 4 SchoolsWILTSHIRE SQUASH are now offering Primary Schools the opportunity to receive Mini-Squash as part of their School PE sessions through their award winning Squash 4 Schools programme.

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  • Netball in Primary Schools Survey

    DSC 0205England Netball values the role of infant and primary schools in introducing children to netball and we want to better understand how we can support schools in delivering netball to U11s. We would like to hear from those who are responsible for leading / coordinating PE or delivering netball (member of staff or external coach) at your school.

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  • Change4Life equipment and recourse pack

    What are Change4Life Sports Clubs? Change4Life Sport Clubs are best suited to 7-9 year olds and they take the principles and specific skills from a range of Olympic and Paralympic sports and place them in a fun, vibrant and exciting multi-sport club.

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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

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

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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.

    The governing body for Weightlifting in Britain is the British Weightlifters Association,www.britishweightlifting.org

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