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    WheelPower's In2 Sport Camp

    WheelPower – British Wheelchair Sport Second Stoke Mandeville In2 Sport Camp   Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th November2014 at Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Aylesbury                                                                                            &n ...

    Thursday, 30 October 2014
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    West Wiltshire Dance Festival

    The Dance Festival is an opportunity for schools to perform to a larger audience within prestigious settings of the Bath Forum. The schools perform a 4 min dance routine to an audience of over 400 parents and family and over 200 pupils from the other schools, as it is a festival there are no winners. It is a simple but effective format and an opportunity for any child to participate in dance. Some schools enter specific dance clubs whilst others enter whole classes. Because of the medium of d ...

    Thursday, 30 October 2014
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    Swindon Town Football Fans in Training

    'Football Fans in training' Kicking Off! Thursday January 15th 6.30-8pm at The County Ground Home of Swindon Town Football Club. Get fit, lose your belly and get behind the scenes at Swindon Town Football Club For FREE! Are you a man aged 35-65 years old? Is your waist size at least 38 inches? Do you want to lose weight, have a healthier lifestyle and ultimately be fitter? Our 12 week Football Fans in Training programme can help you do this for free. You’ll ge ...

    Thursday, 30 October 2014
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    Primary Sports Premium enables Bristol Pupils to try Archery

        Fair Furlong Primary School from Bristol put their Primary Sports Premium money to good use recently and held 3 days of Archery at Grittleton House. Archery instructor Rik Grover from Wiltshire and Swindon sport was very keen to teach the pupils Archery as he is also the lead for the Primary Sports Premium. There were 60 Children taking part over the 3 days many trying Archery for the very first time and they all enjoyed the new experience and the chance to get away form scho ...

    Wednesday, 29 October 2014
  • English Federation of Disability Sport

    EFDS response: Public Health England launches Everybody Active, Every Day

    Today Public Health England has launched Everybody Active, Every Day, which is a long-term, evidence-based approach to increase physical activity in local communities. The English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) believes that this document represents the beginning of a long-term shift in behaviours for both provider and participant. EFDS, a national charity, is pleased that disabled people are highlighted as a key priority group. The document recognises that disabled people are half as ...

    Wednesday, 29 October 2014
  • Youth Adventure Trust

    Youth Adventure Trust have a Volunteer Manager job vacancy

    Job Description Employer Profile The Youth Adventure Trust is a youth development charity, established in 1992, working with vulnerable young people aged 11 to 14 years old from across Wiltshire and Swindon. Our outdoor activity based programme enables young people to challenge themselves, experience success, learn to go beyond their own expectations and grow in confidence. The residential activity camps and days are designed to develop their sense of achievement and promote self esteem, confi ...

    Wednesday, 29 October 2014
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    Physical Preparation for Endurance Athletes Workshop

    We are pleased to be able to offer a Physical Preparation for Endurance Athletes Workshop delivered by Mark Brace from England Athletics.  The challenge of the endurance coach: how to improve running economy using physical preparation. With England Athletics Area Coach Mentor, Mark Brace 10am – 1pm Saturday 22nd November 2014 Chippenham Sports Club, Hardenhuish Park Bristol Road, Chippenham, SN15 1NG Cost: £3 for Wiltshire Athletic Network members  /  £10 for any coac ...

    Wednesday, 29 October 2014
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    Active Trowbridge inflatable hire Roadshows

    find attached a copy of our new sports road show and our Active Trowbridge inflatable hire flyer. We have just added to our collection an inflatable Football pitch and beat the goalie as well as a bungee run. These inflatables are a great fundraising opportunity or an added extra for a wide range of community events.    If you would like more information please feel free contact me.  Hayley Bell, Leisure Manager, Trowbridge Town Council, Civic Centre,&n ...

    Wednesday, 29 October 2014
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    British Orienteering Major Events in 2015

    Date Events Level Club Association Area Location Website 28-Feb British Night Championships (UKOL) A AIRE YHOA Middleton Park Leeds http://www.britishnightchamps.org.uk/ 03-Apr JK Weekend Sprint (UKOL) A   NWOA Lancaster University Lake District http://www.thejk.org.uk/jk2015/ 04-Apr JK Weekend Individual 1 (UKOL) A   NWOA Ulpha Pa ...

    Wednesday, 29 October 2014
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    British Athletics *Free* Para Athletics Introduction Days

    British Athletics are promoting a series of *Free* Para Athletics Introduction Days for aspiring disabled athletes to train with specialist coaches across the Paralympic athletics events – sprints, ambulant throws, seated throws and wheelchair racing. If you enjoy sport and want to try something new, have met one of the Parallel Success team at an event, or joined an athletics club already these events are for you! The Introduction Days are 10am – 3pm, free to attend and staged at indoor athleti ...

    Wednesday, 29 October 2014
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    Wiltshire Sports Awards 22 October 2014

    Now in its fifth year, the Wiltshire Sports Awards recognise and honour the work and achievements of athletes, sports clubs, volunteers and coaches across Wiltshire Council area. The awards are sponsored by Landmarc and are being hosted jointly by Wiltshire Council, Wiltshire Health Improvement Partnership and Wiltshire and Swindon Sport (County Sports Partnership). More than 100 nominations were received this year, all of which highlighted the exceptional work and achievements of athletes, sp ...

    Thursday, 23 October 2014
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    County Young Coaches Academy

    The County Young Coaches Academy aims to provide an opportunity for 25 Young People Aged 15 – 18 to gain greater insight into the requirements of being an ‘Outstanding’ Coach in a Sport of their choice. The Academy aims to be the pinnacle of opportunity for Young Coaches within the County. In addition to a number of compulsory sessions, there will be a personalised ‘mentoring’ system allowing the Young People to learn from established coaches in Wiltshire Clubs. Throughout the program Students ...

    Thursday, 12 November 2015
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    Swindon youngster named national winner in Sport England’s Satellite Club awards

    14 year-old Brandon Humphries, from Swindon, has been named the National Satellite Club Participant of the Year in recognition of his contribution and outstanding commitment to taking part in community sport.      In the past Brandon has felt excluded from some sport and physical activity opportunities because of his Cerebral Palsy which effects his mobility in all four limbs. However, Brandon has not let this be a barrier to something he enjoys as he has been an integral part of ...

    Thursday, 23 October 2014
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    Wiltshire and Swindon Sport Announce Summer Level 3 School Games Dates

    We are pleased to announce the Sainsbury's School Games dates for Summer Level 3 County Competitions. Swindon School Games will be held on the 26 June 2015 at the Lydiard Park Academy. Wiltshire School Games will be held on the 8 July 2015 at Marlborough College.   ...

    Monday, 20 October 2014
  • GBSport

    Marketing Essentials course for Sports Clubs and Coaches

    GBSport are delivering a Marketing Essentials workshop in November in Wootton Bassett  which covers the essential elements you must put in place to market your club/coaching programme successfully. Our four hour interactive training workshop introduces the concept of successful marketing for sports clubs and coaches - defining and building a brand, developing and implementing an effective and practical marketing plan, how to monitor and evaluate the results, and great examples of ...

    Friday, 17 October 2014
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School Games – Exciting, fully inclusive competition for Primary and Secondary school children



Sportivate – Giving more young people the chance to discover sport


Workplace Challenge

Workplace Challenge – National programme on a mission to engage workplaces in sport and physical activity.



RightCoach – Free coach database for coaches and employers of coaches in Wiltshire & Swindon.


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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Primary Premium


Primary Premium – Funding to improve Primary School provision of PE and Sport




Satellite Clubs – Developing links between Schools and Clubs creating a pathway for a lifetime of sport


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Sport England - Focuses on helping people and communities across the country create a sporting habit for life.


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Volunteer Opportunities


Courses and Events

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
Wed Nov 26 @12:00PM - 03:15PM
Netball Level 2 School Games Festival
Thu Nov 27 @ 1:30PM - 04:30PM
Netball High Five Levle 2 School Games Festival
Thu Nov 27 @ 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Emergency First Response (Primary Care)
Mon Dec 01 @ 6:30PM - 09:30PM
An introduction to FUNDamental's of movement
Wed Dec 03 @ 1:00PM - 04:00PM
Hockey Level 2 School Games Festival


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