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Suzanna Hext - Adversity, Determination and Stubbornness

Suzanna Hext - Adversity, Determination and Stubbornness

This episode of the Propulsion Swimming Podcast features Tokyo Paralympian Suzanna Hext. For those who don't know much about Suzanna's story, in 2012 she became wheelchair-bound after being paralysed in an equestrian accident. Since that moment she has gone on to represent Great Britain with esteem at both Para-Equestrian and Para-Swimming, winning international honours in both sports including a Silver and Bronze at the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships in London. She's the British Record holder in the S5 50 and 100m Freestyle SC and SB4 100m Breaststroke and recently competed at the Tokyo Paralympics finishing in fourth in both the S5 100 and 200m Freestyle finals. Suzanna speaks about how London 2012 Paralympics helped her find her identity again after her accident, as well as how swimming came into her life and why her competitive nature drove her to become a member of British Para-Swimming. Suzanna also takes us through her journey to Tokyo which includes one of the worst preparations an athlete could dream of. Ear Infections, Surgeries and Asthma attacks all attempted to derail her, but with a massive helping of determination and stubbornness, she can now call herself a Paralympic Finalist. Timeline: 00:00 - Intro; 03:17 - 2012 Accident; 08:49 - Journey to Swimming; 14:07 - Covid Training; 18:30 - Paralympic Trials; 22:58 - Tokyo Paralympics ; 35:41 - Future Plan; 42:03 - Quick Fire Questions; 43:44 - Outro
Junior Academy: Yoga

Junior Academy: Yoga

On Day 2 Ream Manager Jacke Smith provides the introduction for Hatha Yoga instructor Lauren McLachlan who has practised yoga for over 9 years and has BA Degree in Digital Media at the University of Stirling.
Junior Academy: Mindset

Junior Academy: Mindset

Another Halloween special to fire up your dreams.
National Team Academy: Mastering Mindset and Visualisation

National Team Academy: Mastering Mindset and Visualisation

We could preface this video by asking you to visualise a Mexican wrestler but as this is a Halloween special, we'll just leave it to your imagination.
Include Me

Include Me

Everyone should feel welcome and able to take part in sport and physical activity in a way that works for them, including as part of a club or group. This video explores why inclusivity is important, what it means to individuals and how clubs and groups can champion this. For a version with voiceover and slower scene changeover, please access here - https://youtu.be/VGYltXP4MOo
Starting Conversations About the Menstrual Cycle

Starting Conversations About the Menstrual Cycle

In this video, the Welsh Institute of Performance Science's Natalie Brown discusses the importance of support and open conversations about the menstrual cycle when establishing a positive coach-athlete relationship.
Openness of Conversations about the Menstrual Cycle

Openness of Conversations about the Menstrual Cycle

Starting a conversation with a female athlete about the menstrual cycle can sometimes be uncomfortable. This video provides you with some advice to help you start your conversation. Full resource on the UK Coaching website: https://bit.ly/3F7azJo
Understanding the Menstrual Cycle: The Biological Response

Understanding the Menstrual Cycle: The Biological Response

In this video, the Welsh Institute of Performance Science’s Natalie Brown explains each stage of the menstrual cycle and biological responses, offering key insight to help you consider the potential impact on participation in sport and physical activity. For more resources like this, visit ukcoaching.org
Can vegetarian athletes perform at the highest level?

Can vegetarian athletes perform at the highest level?

Summary by Professor Asker Jeukendrup, brought to you by the IOC Diploma in Sports Nutrition. For more information see www.sportsoracle.com. Filmed and edited by Flashlight Films - www.flashlightfilms.co.uk in 2019. Jeukendrup was a Professor of Exercise Metabolism at the University of Birmingham for over 12 years. He also served as a Director of the Human Performance Lab at the same university.
National Competition Framework Q&A

National Competition Framework Q&A

Presentation Oct 2021 introduced by Alan Lynn
National Junior Team: Post School Transition

National Junior Team: Post School Transition

Presentation Oct 2021 introduced by Alan Lynn
Swim England Learn to Swim Programme Workshops

Swim England Learn to Swim Programme Workshops

The Swim England Learn to Swim Team deliver bespoke online workshops on the Learn to Swim Programme. These interactive sessions are designed for Swim England partners delivering any of the four Learn to Swim Frameworks. Vist https://bit.ly/31stQXh / email learntoswim@swimming.org
International Swimming Hall of Fame Award to Colin Hill 2021

International Swimming Hall of Fame Award to Colin Hill 2021

At the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Awards , Colin Hill was very proud and humbled to receive The Irving Davids / Captain Roger W. Wheeler Memorial Award on behalf of the International Swimming Hall of Fame. Introduction by the legendary King of the Channel, Kevin Murphy. For more information please visit www.IMSHOF.org
Olympic Open Water Swim Tips With Alice Dearing

Olympic Open Water Swim Tips With Alice Dearing

Olympic Open Water swimmer and Nuzest ambassador Alice Dearing, who recently returned from racing at the Olympic Games in Tokyo., shares her experience of getting into open water and her tips for how to progress from the pool to open water!
OM James Guy returns to Millfield Prep School to reopen swimming pool

OM James Guy returns to Millfield Prep School to reopen swimming pool

BBC Points West coverage in Nov 2021 of the Olympic Gold medalist's retiurn to Millfield Prep School, a leading independent co-educational school for pupils aged 2-13, with flexi and full boarding options from age 7 upwards. The school is a centre of excellence for academic study, sport and the arts and renowned for its outstanding facilities. James answered questions from Year 8 swimmers Asta M and Andrew T.
3 Questions, 3 Answers with Dr. Theodora Papdopoulou

3 Questions, 3 Answers with Dr. Theodora Papdopoulou

The Sports, Medicine and Health Summit 2021 united the specializations of sports medicine to gain a new holistic approach in sports. Mr Daniel R. Schmidt, German Federation of Sports Medicine interviewed Loughboro based Dr. Dora Papadopoulou, Secretary General of the European Federation of Sports Medicine Associations who after the introduction and thanks explains the role of EFSMA and the importance of a biopsychosocial approach in sports medicine.
Video retrospective: Sports, Medicine and Health Summit 2021

Video retrospective: Sports, Medicine and Health Summit 2021

The German Society for Sports Medicine and Prevention created a completely new congress format: the "Sports, Medicine and Health Summit". Originally planned as an in-person congress, the crisis surrounding COVID-19 forced the local organizing committee to go digital. And it was a complete success!
‘Dear Leaders Of The World’

‘Dear Leaders Of The World’

In a powerful video produced with support from the International Olympic Committee (IOC), athletes who participated at the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 are calling on world leaders to deliver on climate action. The call comes as world governments and business and civil society representatives gather at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), starting this week in Glasgow, Great Britain.
Landcraft with Stephen Milne

Landcraft with Stephen Milne

Demonstration and workout for the National Team Academy by the 2017 World Champion and 2016 Rio Olympic silver medallist.
The Importance of Sleep

The Importance of Sleep

Presentation for the National Team Academy
Sports Psychology with Jack Thorpe

Sports Psychology with Jack Thorpe

Presentation by Edinburgh University's freestyle specialist.
Eve Thompson Workshop

Eve Thompson Workshop

Session for the Junior Academy led by University of Stirling, Yoga and fitness instructor Eve Thompson.
Being a Female Athlete

Being a Female Athlete

Oct 2021 discussion with Hannah Miley for the Junior Academy
Workout with Richard Norris

Workout with Richard Norris

Oct 2021 workout for the Junior Academy
Sports Psychology with Zoe Black

Sports Psychology with Zoe Black

Oct 2021 presentation to the Junior Academy.
How to think like an athlete

How to think like an athlete

Oct 2021 discussion on key skills for when the going gets tough.
National Academy - How to live a high-performance lifestyle

National Academy - How to live a high-performance lifestyle

Presentation Sep 2021 introduced by Alan Lynn
Is sport welcoming to all or does it depend on who you are?

Is sport welcoming to all or does it depend on who you are?

BBC presenter Jason Mohammad hosted the Sport Resolutions Annual Conference 2019 at Grange St. Paul’s Hotel, London in May. An esteemed panel of sports professionals and industry experts discussed and debated the latest news and ideas in the areas of anti-doping, athlete welfare and integrity.
Safeguarding in sport: Considering Subject Access Requests

Safeguarding in sport: Considering Subject Access Requests

Sport Resolutions, in association with Lewis Silkin, held an event on 14 October via Zoom Webinar on considering and responding to Subject Access Requests (SARs) within the context of sport safeguarding cases.
Why the Health of Bones Joints and Muscles Matters

Why the Health of Bones Joints and Muscles Matters

The Health and Inactivity 2021 webinar discussed and built on new and existing agendas. How do the leading organisations plan to provide better access to support and joined-up services, whilst working with people who live the experience, after all, they are the experts and should be central to how services are designed and delivered. This presentation by Sue Brown, Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Alliance Movement and MSK covers: - The state of musculoskeletal health - why it matters to individuals, the economy, and the NHS; - Why activity matters to MSK health; Why MSK health matters to activity.
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