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Lisa Wainwright MBE, Talking Sport & Tech

This episode of Talking Sport & Tech features Lisa Wainwright MBE, CEO, Sport and Recreation Alliance, the umbrella body for sport and recreation in the UK. Lisa was appointed CEO of the Sport and Recreation Alliance in 2019 and received an MBE in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to sport. In this episode, Lisa reflects on her career, the power of sports communities, …
Date: 08:22:27 03.06.2022
Categories: General
Keywords:  Diversity, Innovation

ukactive CEO on how the Government can support a more active nation

In December 2020, the ords Sport and Recreation Committee on a National Plan for Sport and Recreation published its call for evidence, inviting the public to provide their views on how we can remove barriers to participation in sport and recreation and facilitate more active lifestyles. The Today programme on BBC Radio 4 spoke to ukactive's CEO, Huw Edwards, in May 2022 about the nation'…
Date: 11:13:25 02.06.2022
Categories: General
Keywords:  Participation

Swimming Against The Current

The documentary, "Swimming Against The Current", a film by Aminah Salaam, was officially selected for the 2022 Harlem Film Festival.  As most of us dread the idea of getting "older", the seniors of the "Harlem Honeys and Bears" Synchronised Swim Team inspire us to live our best lives, regardless of age. Breezeway Productions discussed the film with …
Date: 10:14:06 29.05.2022
Categories: General
Keywords:  Artistic Swimming,Masters


Julie Gautier says about her silent short 2018 film Ama: "It tells a story everyone can interpret in their own way, based on their own experience. There is no imposition, only suggestions. "I wanted to share my biggest pain in this life with this film. For this is not too crude, I covered it with grace. To make it not too heavy, I plunged it into the water. "I dedicate this …
Date: 10:05:10 29.05.2022
Categories: General
Keywords:  Art

Huw Edwards, Talking Sport & Tech

The first episode of Talking Sport & Tech podcast featured Huw Edwards, CEO of ukactive, the not-for-profit health body with a mission to get More People, More Active, More Often. Huw has played a key role in shaping ukactive’s strategy, as well as leading the organisation’s engagement with government.   In this episode, Huw shares how his career to-date has been …
Date: 09:28:01 18.05.2022
Categories: General
Keywords:  Leadership

Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport

Are you eating enough to fuel your active life? Are you training too often or too intensely? Could your digestion problems, low mood and frequent injuries be a sign that you haven’t got the balance right? In episode 24 of the Active Health show recorded: 24 Feb 2022, Dr. Juliet McGrattan is joined by leading sports dietician Renee McGregor to dive deeply into the condition of Relativ…
Date: 19:41:38 06.04.2022
Categories: General
Keywords:  Nutrition,Red-S

Playing The Hand You're Dealt With: Siobhan-Marie O’connor

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor is an Olympic Silver Medalist & World Champion Swimmer who was forced to retire from her sport at the age of 25 due to health complications caused by Ulcerative Colitis. Siobhan's story is one of how against physical struggle she was able to make it to the top and achieve success. In Episode #93 of the Raising Your Game Podcast published in Sep 2021, Lewis …
Date: 11:05:17 10.03.2022
Categories: General

Conversation with Ali Williams

Ali Williams, a USA Olympic artistic swimmer, discusses identifying and experiencing a toxic culture as an elite athlete in this episode of the Culture in Sports podcast.which was recorded on 16 November 2021. Williams has published research carried out in her graduate thesis at U.C.L.A. which indicated that nearly two-thirds of American national team members between the 1990s and 2019 who …
Date: 15:03:53 08.12.2021
Categories: General
Keywords:  Culture

A conversation with Andrew Guy

In this episode of the Working with Parents in Sport podcast, Andrew Guy and Gordon MacLelland discuss sports parenting, the ups and downs of the journey and Andrews shares his own experiences as a parent to his two sons including GB and Olympic swimmer James. During the conversation they discuss amongst other things:   Your browser does not support the audio element. The importance …
Date: 11:42:00 28.11.2021
Categories: General
Keywords:  Parenting

Eating disorders 2 – Transitions (understanding adolescent development)

As part of a five part mini series on body image, weight management and disordered eating in sport, the CPSU talked with Dr Carolyn Plateau, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Loughborough University and former 800 metre international athlete. (Eating disorders 1 is available here.) Looking after yourself This content may be sensitive to some individuals, it may bring up distres…
Date: 09:30:41 23.09.2021
Categories: General
Keywords:  Nutrition,Welfare,Eating Disorder

Interview with Alice Dearing and Danielle Obe

"The BSA (Black Swimming Association) is set up as a bridge… building bridges into disenfranchised and disengaged communities.” Alice Dearing made history at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, as the first black female swimmer to represent Team GB at an Olympic Games. Danielle Obe is Chair of the Black Swimming Association, a charity that she co-founded along with Alice.  …
Date: 17:20:16 13.09.2021
Categories: General
Keywords:  Diversity,Inclusion,Life-Saving

Eating disorders 1 – Exploring terminology

In part one of a five part mini series on body image, weight management and disordered eating in sport, the CPSU talked with Dr Carolyn Plateau, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Loughborough University and former 800 metre international athlete. This content may be sensitive to some individuals, it may bring up distressing memories, thoughts or feelings. If you need further support or know …
Date: 15:28:25 06.09.2021
Categories: General
Keywords:  Nutrition,Welfare,Eating Disorder

Lauren Steadman talks Paralympics, mental resilience, and para-triathlon

Lauren Steadman took a silver medal home from the Paralympics at Rio 2016. A less nervous and more mentally resilient athlete five years later, the British para-triathlete opens up about her big swimming mistake, learning from her starring roles on massive UK TV shows, and resetting when things go wrong. Listen to this Olympic Channel podcast episode here.
Date: 18:23:47 20.08.2021
Categories: General
Keywords:  Paralympics

The Australian Water Safety Strategy 2030

In March 2021, The Australian Water Safety Strategy 2030 was introduced in a bid to significantly cut the country's drowning rate. Each year, more than 280 people die there due to drowning, with many more admitted to hospital following a non-fatal drowning incident. Males are four times more likely to drown than females and, sadly, one-year-olds have the highest drowning rate …
Date: 11:17:38 19.06.2021
Categories: GeneralOpen Water
Keywords:  Drowning

Rebuilding your Membership: Top Tips for Attracting and Retaining New Members

Over the past year, many clubs have lost swimmers due to the Coronavirus pandemic. In the second session of Swim England's Foundation Coach Conference, delegates were presented with case study examples of how aquatic clubs and coaches have implemented innovative initiatives to attract new members to their clubs. During UK Coaching Week, Swim England Coaching made the session video open …
Date: 09:25:37 11.06.2021
Categories: General
Keywords:  Membership

Interview with Team GB's Tokyo bound swimmers

Team GB swimmers Joe Litchfield, Sarah Vasey, James Wilby, Abbie Wood, Matt Rogers and Jacob Whittle competed for the New York Breakers in ISL Season 2. They chat about the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and the New York Breakers, revealing their daily motivations, favourite strokes, definition of the word success and excitement for the upcoming ISL draft for the third ISL season in the Zoom interview …
Date: 08:14:29 08.05.2021
Categories: General
Keywords:  Olympics,ISL

The Coalition Tackles ... the wellbeing crisis

In the first episode of The Coalition Tackles... Ollie Dudfield, Executive Director of the Sport for Development Coalition chats with Hayley Jarvis, Head of Physical Activity for Mind about the role of sport and physical activity in tackling the mental health and wellbeing crisis brought on by COVID-19.
Date: 09:12:51 11.04.2021
Categories: General
Keywords:  Mental Health,

Swim training talk

Ian Armiger is a professional swimming coach, former Director of Swimming at Loughborough University, Great Britain Team Head Coach, and Olympic coach.  In the episode below published in Dec 2020, full-time triathlon coach, founder of Scientific Triathlon, and host of the top-rated podcast 'That Triathlon Show', Mikael Eriksson interviews Ian who discusses His coaching style …
Date: 16:35:00 28.02.2021
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Triathlon,Technique

Alice Dearing: Being Britain’s black swimmer

Open water swimmer Alice Dearing is often asked the same questions about being the black swimmer from Britain. According to figures from Sport England, 95% of black adults and 80% of black children in England do not swim. Meanwhile just 1% of registered competitive swimmers with Swim England identify as black or mixed race. Those numbers mean that 23-year-old Alice has essentially become …
Date: 11:05:13 26.08.2020
Categories: GeneralOpen Water
Keywords:  Diversity,Inclusion

World Swim Gala 2020

If you weren't able to make it to the World Swim Gala on 18 April 2020, don't worry! Watch this recording of the gala held on Zoom by MySwimPro. Experience the fun, including keynote speeches from 4 x Olympic medallist, former World record holder and now General Manager of the International Swimming League's DC Trident, Kaitlin Sandeno, and 3 x Olympic gold medallist and International …
Date: 14:14:49 09.07.2020
Categories: General

Club Natters Episode 8

This episode of Club Natters, the audio podcast from Sport England's Club Matters, explores LGBT+ participation in clubs. Jamie Hooper (Senior Equality and Diversity Manager at Sport England), Lou Englefield (Director at Pride Sports) and Tom Oliver (Project Officer at Living Sport) discuss the key insight around barriers, enablers and share top tips around what you can do …
Date: 11:09:34 06.07.2020
Categories: General
Keywords:  LGBT+, Participation, Inclusion

Leadership Lessons for the Next Generation of Millennials

In this episode of The Fitness Business Podcast hosted by Chantal Brodrick, author of "Permission to Screw Up", Kristin Hadeed, shares some leadership lessons for the next generation of millennials. Kristen Hadeed has fostered a unique perspective on leadership, organizational culture and engaging the next generation. She imagines a world in which all organizations have cultures …
Date: 20:00:15 21.05.2020
Categories: General
Keywords:  Leadership

Michael Phelps opens up about his struggles with mental health

"Outside The Lines" is an Emmy Award-winning show on ESPN that examines off the field trends and issues in the world of sports. Decorated Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps sat down with Jeremy Schaap  to share his journey with depression and discusses the impact of other athletes coming forward with stories of their own struggles with mental health. View video below and article…
Date: 10:24:01 19.05.2020
Categories: General
Keywords:  Mental Health,Depression

Ten Meter Tower

New York Times Op-Docs is a forum for short, opinionated documentaries. Ten Meter Tower, an entertaining study of humans in a vulnerable position, was directed by Maximilien Van Aertryck and Axel Danielson of Gothenburg, Sweden. They used online advertising to cast 67 Swedish men and women of various races, sizes, and ages (12 to 78) who had never leapt from a 10m diving platform. Each particip…
Date: 11:07:08 14.05.2020
Categories: General
Keywords:  Stress

Making the Most of Local Media

With recruiting needs at an all-time high, this lesson in USA Swimming's Virtual SwimBiz 2020 series explains how to take advantage of media in your area: newspaper, radio, Out of Home (billboards, bus stops), digital media, and guerilla marketing tactics. What is the difference between earned media and paid media, and how do you use both to promote your club? Join experts Sandra Cranny …
Date: 16:51:20 12.05.2020
Categories: General
Keywords:  Marketing

Recovery Experience

​Leisure-net provides Customer Insight, Business Intelligence and Consultation services to the cultural services, active leisure, health and fitness industries. The  key objectives of Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport' (LRS) are to increase participation and widen access to sport and active recreation. See and hear how Active Partnerships are working within localities in Leisure-ne…
Date: 14:09:15 09.05.2020
Categories: General
Keywords:  Partnership,Recovery

The International Swimmer

While we now have to wait for the 2020 Summer Olympics to take place in Tokyo in 2021, why not look back to when they were last held there - 1964. During the Games, Sandie Shaw and Roy Orbison were topping the charts with "Always Something There To Remind Me" and "Oh Pretty Woman".  The 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo featured 19 different sports encompassing 25 disciplin…
Date: 15:47:37 05.05.2020
Categories: General
Keywords:  Olympics

More Parent Support

Episode 4 of Swim England East Region's podcast features Gordon MacLelland, the CEO of Working With Parents In Sport. He's got some great insights for us to help support parents in these difficult times. If you want to know more about the range of resources WWPIS has, head over to www.parentsinsport.co.uk or interact with Gordon on twitter through his tag @_WWPIS. 
Date: 10:55:02 24.03.2020
Categories: General
Keywords:  Parenting

Cue Bob Ballard

Bob Ballard has been to the Olympics, World Championships and covered swimming, diving and water polo during an illustrious broadcasting career. One of sport's most familiar voices, he is synonymous with gold medals in aquatic centres but also covers ice hockey, wheelchair tennis and more besides.  You can read Swim England's Q&A with Bob published in Jan 2019 here. …
Date: 12:11:13 23.03.2020
Categories: General
Keywords:  Commentator

Support for parents managing difficult discussions

Richard Shorter - aka Non Perfect Dad, has previously worked with Swim England East Region before supporting parents. Please check out the Swim England East Region Channel on Youtube. Richard shares some ideas on how to manage conversations with athletes at this difficult time in episode 2 of the Region's podcast. If you want to interact with Richard on twitter, he is …
Date: 12:56:08 19.03.2020
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Welfare

Reframing the challenge - It is an opportunity

With so many athletes, parents and coaches facing difficult times due to the currently global situation, Swim England East Region has set up a podcast to help share stories and guidance that they hope will help everyone feel more optimistic. They aim to share resources, ideas and stories on a whole range of areas, covering psychology, nutrition, land work as well as many other themes. Their …
Date: 12:46:01 19.03.2020
Categories: GeneralCoaching

Setting the Scene on MISW

The Millfield Institute of Sport and Wellbeing supports pupils in everything from their athletic to emotional development.  In Episode 1 of The MISW Podcast hear from its practitioner leads across athletic development, physiotherapy, performance analysis and nutrition who provide insights into the key objectives for each provision and share experiences of MISW work across a number …
Date: 10:12:43 04.03.2020
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Physiotherapy,Performance Analysis,Nutrition

In Conversation with Katy Sexton

Katy Sexton Hovey MBE became the first British swimmer to win a World Championship title when she won the Women's 200m Backstroke at the 2003 World Championships. She is twice an Olympian and has represented Great Britain in four World Championships, the first in 1998 when she was 16, and in three Commonwealth Games.  She joined Becca Dean on Express …
Date: 20:43:10 16.01.2020
Categories: General
Keywords:  Olympics

Interview with Nik Diaper

Loughborough University appointed Nik Diaper as its new Head of Para Sport from 1 Jun 2019, the first role of its kind within higher education. This episode of the Supporting Champions podcast features an interview with Nik who discusses parasport's rise in global interest, equality, parasport's role in our world and the future of disability sport. Take a listen to a compelling intervie…
Date: 18:53:22 15.01.2020
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Pararport,Disability

CNN Heroes - Jemima Browning

In 2015 Jemima Browning created the Tadcaster Stingrays, an inclusive swim squad in North Yorkshire, England, for young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. In 2017 she was awarded The Diana Award from Princes William and Harry, which is given to young individuals for their humanitarian work. Now 18, Jemima’s efforts have been featured in this CNN Heroes video. …
Date: 10:41:33 11.12.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Disability,Inclusion

Technology Use and Mental Health

A new study into young people’s mobile phone use and the effects it can have on their mental health has found that it matches addictive behaviour. 23% of young people that took part in the study from King’s College London displayed behaviour consistent with addiction, including anxiety over being unable to use their phone, being unable to moderate the time spent using mobile phones,…
Date: 16:55:43 03.12.2019
Categories: General

Mental Health and Wellbeing

In the April 2019 pilot episode of The Youth Sport Trust podcast, Dr Pooky Knightsmith (Mental Health Educator, Author, Speaker & Advisor), Kate Weiler (Trainer Consultant, Young Minds), Tim Buckle (Skills Mentor, Chimp Management) and Vicci Wells (National Manager - Targeted Interventions, Youth Sport Trust) chat about mental health and wellbeing. From who is most at risk, what needs …
Date: 11:32:55 21.11.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Health

Optimizing Athletic Recovery—The Importance of Sleep Pt 2

One of the most important aspects of athletic performance is something we all do for a third of our lives, but until recently, had rarely been discussed. In the second of this two-part BMJ Talk Medicine episode, Dr. Krys Bigosinski and Dr. Cindy Chang discuss the role of sleep in sports medicine. They cover topics including the role of sleep in sports performance, the challenges of …
Date: 08:12:41 13.11.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Sleep,Recovery

Optimizing Athletic Recovery—The Importance of Sleep Pt1

One of the most important aspects of athletic performance is something we all do for a third of our lives, but until recently, had rarely been discussed. In the first of this two-part BMJ Talk Medicine episode, Dr. Krys Bigosinski and Dr. Cindy Chang discuss the role of sleep in sports medicine. They cover topics including the role of sleep in sports performance, the challenges of travel …
Date: 12:31:35 08.11.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Sleep

Swimming with Mel Stewart

In his podcast series Passions in America writer and author, Joe Posnanski, speaks with selected guests about their biggest passions.  In this episode, Joe goes full circle as he's joined by the first athlete he ever covered in Olympic Gold Medalist, Mel Stewart. Mel opens up about his amazing journey to a world record and Olympic gold in the 200m butterfly. Hear the one thing that …
Date: 14:22:42 21.10.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Motivation

How do you solve a problem like...

No. Not Maria. Fans being kept up to date with how their Clubs are faring in competitions, particularly points totals if recorders are relying on paper-based scoring? There cannot be many sports administrators in the age of social media who feel content that their fans, spectators etc wil sometimes have to wait hours, or even days for unofficial / official results to be accessible.... somehow. …
Date: 12:50:48 13.10.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Events, Technoogy

Introducing Lisa Wainwright

In this special episode of their podcast series, the Sport and Recreation Alliance invited Tom Walker, contributing Editor at Sports Management magazine, to sit down with Alliance CEO Lisa Wainwright for a one-to-one chat. In this exclusive interview, the pair discuss Lisa’s background in the sector and her ambitions for the Sport and Recreation Alliance. Lisa Wainwright attended the …
Date: 10:47:07 30.09.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Leadership

The Social Impact of Sport and Recreation

Episode 8 of The Sport and Recreation Podcast hosted by Alex Sexton, Communications Manager, Sport and Recreation Alliance featues three organisations who are effectively targeting hard to reach communities in order to get children and young people active. Each has fascinating stories to share on their success, their challenges and their impact. It is a fantastic opportunity …
Date: 13:11:57 10.09.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Impact,Participation

Space Walk

The 360-degree immersive virtual reality viewing experience below features exclusive astronaut training footage from NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory in Houston, Texas. The stunning NASA VR/360 video from 2016, produced by Harmonic, offers a variety of perspectives - in the pool and out - as astronauts complete space-walk training for future missions to the International Space Station …
Date: 12:45:34 30.08.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Astronaut

Never too Old - 360 Swimming Squad

The documentary video below artistically portrays the story of four Australians who achieved, for the first time in their country’s history, the national age record for the 360 Yrs category in swimming competitions. The youngest member of the team is 87 years old and the oldest is 92. Their combined age is more than three and a half centuries. Their amazing achievement as well as their …
Date: 12:32:07 30.08.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Documentary

The Power of Ritual

The following short film tells the story of Walter Strohmeyer. For almost all of his 90 years Walter has been swimming in the waters at one of those beaches at the end of Young’s Road, off Long Island. Swimming in the ocean, in the same spot, year after year and regardless of the weather, has brought Walter peace and calm and demonstrated that you are only as young as you feel. The …
Date: 20:01:11 13.08.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Motivation

Crowdfunding your way to success

Episode 7 of the Sport and Recreation Alliance podcast is hosted by their Communications Manager, Alex Sexton (@Alexx_Sexxton). It looks into Crowdfunding and how, when used effectively, it can help to supplement income generation among sport and recreation organisations. With funding being a very real and regular concern among a large proportion of our membership, therefore alternative funding…
Date: 18:03:11 07.08.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Funding

Harassment and abuse

What is abuse and how does it manifest itself in sport? In this hard-hitting episode from the BMJ Talk podcast series, Karen Litzy hosts Dr Margo Mountjoy, IOC medical commission, FINA executive board member, and associate clinical professor at McMaster University. Dr Mountjoy explores the various types of harassment, how it can occur, and what safeguards can be put in place to help athletes …
Date: 16:55:30 05.08.2019
Categories: GeneralCoaching

Millfield Swimming 'Making Waves' Episode 2

There is a lot happening at Millfield. Development never stops. Rachel Anderson has been selected for the Great Britain World Junior Team heading to Budapest, Will Ellington selected to represent Team GB in Baku, Azerbaijan at the European Youth Olympics Festival and Director Euan Dale selected to coach on the Great Britain World Championship team heading to Gwangju, South Korea. In Episod…
Date: 13:24:29 20.07.2019
Categories: General

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson

In The Game Changers podcast, some of the biggest names in women’s sport talk frankly about their historic careers, what drives them and how they’ve dealt with some of the toughest challenges they’ve faced. Having won 11 Paralympic Gold medals and the London Marathon six times, Tanni now sits as an independent peer in the House of Lords and is Chair of ukactive. Listen …
Date: 08:58:23 27.06.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Disabilty, Inclusion, Paralympics

Leadership in Sport

In the podcast series ‘A Question of Performance’, Tammy Parlour MBE talks with leaders in business, elite athletes and coaches, people who have overcome challenges and those at the top of their game, about what drives, maintains and limits performance in sport, the workplace and life. Episode 44 features an interview with the CEO of Sport England, Tim Hollingsworth whose …
Date: 08:38:35 27.06.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Leadership

Swimming World Biweekly June 6, 2019

In this issue there is a recap of the FINA Champions Series Finals in Indianapolis, an interview with Captain Tom Popp of Navy Water Polo and Annie Lazor wins the 200m breaststroke at the TYR Pro Swim Series, becoming the 9th fastest performer in history. Russia is facing a possible 2020 Olympic ban over allegations of a doping cover-up for high jump champion Danil Lysenko. Japan’s Kosuke…
Date: 12:30:49 12.06.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  FINA, Health, Entertainment

Swimming Technique June 2019

This issue features the science of racing strategies for 100 & 200 distances. Author Curt Altschul, M.S. believes that at no time should a swimmer be going faster than the speed he or she can maintain for the remainder of the race, and that that theory should become the basis for race training and planning. Also read about third-year medical student Jane Ehret, herself a former NCAA Divisio…
Date: 12:24:35 12.06.2019
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Strategy, Physics, Sleep, Shoulder, Technique

Swimming World Biweekly May 21, 2019

In this issue, check out the full finals recap of the 2019 TYR Pro Swim Series in Bloomington, Indiana. Also featured is Nathan Adrian’s return to racing after recovering from cancer, a re-ranking of the 25 best Men’s Division 1 swimmers, and how yoga breathing can boost your swim performance. In other news from the wide world of swimming: Tom Daley and Grace Reid closed out the …
Date: 12:21:41 12.06.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Diving, Para-Swimming, Yoga

Improve your club finances

Episode 6 of the Sport and Recreation Alliance podcast hosted by its Communications and Member Engagement Manager, Rob Arnott, (@RobArnott99), dives into the Community Amateur Sports Club (CASC) Scheme which allows local amateur sports clubs to register with HMRC and benefit from a range of tax and giving benefits, including Gift With the latest Sports Club Survey …
Date: 12:14:05 12.06.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Finance, CASC

S&PA Professional - Spring 2019

This edition champions the benefits of swimming and includes news from Cardiff Metropolitan University as they become the first higher education institution to receive formal CIMSPA degree accreditation. In another feature Sporting People talk about the work they are doing on behalf of CIMSPA for the workforce registration and regulation consultation. Finally, Colin Cottell puts the pieces of …
Date: 16:17:38 06.06.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Education, Standards

Participation of Young People in Sport

Following consultation of the Sport Working Party, the EU Presidency prepared this discussion paper on 'Increasing the participation of children and young people in sport in 21st Century Europe'. It was submitted as the basis for the policy debate taking place at the Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council meeting on 22 - 23 May 2019. You can follow the public session …
Date: 10:36:55 23.05.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Policy

Swimming World Biweekly May 7, 2019

In this issue read why Amy Bilquist has moved back to Scottsdale, Arizona, and check out recaps of 2019 U.S. Open Water National Championships AND 2019 USMS Spring Championships. Find out how Hannah Moore rebounded from a DQ to make the World Championships. In swimming news, Dara Torres is to host the 2019 ISHOF Honoree Ceremonies in Fort Lauderdale, Florida this month. USA Swimming announces …
Date: 10:53:32 15.05.2019
Categories: GeneralOpen Water
Keywords:  ISHOF

International Swimming League Press Conference

The International Swimming League will debut this year as the first professional sports league for elite swimming. The brand new league will host a series of U.S. and European-based competitions. Meets will begin 4-5 Oct 2019 and will be held almost every weekend through 24 Nov. The series culminates with a global championship on 20 and 21 Dec 2019. The four best clubs …
Date: 11:58:51 03.05.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  ISL

Swimming World May 2019

In this issue check out the features and photographs covering the 2019 Division I Championships in Austin. Read about Cal men's win against Texas, as well as Stanford women's win against the University of California. Take a closer look at this year's DI stars with athlete spotlights on Brooke Forde, Beata Nelson, Abbey Weitzeil, Lilly King, Daniel Carr and Dean Farris. Take a look …
Date: 11:41:00 03.05.2019
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Technique, Conditioning

Swimming World Biweekly April 21, 2019

In this issue there is a full recap and photo coverage of the 2019 TYR Pro Swim Series in Richmond, Virginia. Madisyn Cox files a lawsuit against the Cooper Clinic for ongoing damages and shut out by the International Swimming League. TYR Sport signs 2x Olympic gold medalist, USA water polo captain Maggie Steffens - making her the first elite level player in water polo history to sign with a …
Date: 22:59:54 26.04.2019
Categories: GeneralWater Polo
Keywords:  Marketing

Giving athletes the performance advantage

Episode 41 of the podcast 'A Question of Performance' features an interview with English Institute of Sport National Director, Nigel Walker. He talks with host Tammy Parlour about the importance of an equitable system, thoughts on how funding will change and also how high performance is evolving. Nigel joined the EIS in September 2010 having previously been Head of Change and …
Date: 16:59:26 18.04.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Psychology,Funding

Swimming World Biweekly April 7, 2019

In this issue read about the Cal men's domination of the NCAA Division I Championships, and a full recap of the women's NCAA Division I Championships. Plus several more NCAA highlight features, such John Shebat with his first individual win on his last night of college swimming, Felix Aubock coming back from a disastrous start to win the 1650 free, Daniel Carr being allowed …
Date: 09:40:05 18.04.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  NCAA

Swimming World April 2019

In this ssue  read about Paola Dominguez-Castro, the high school junior considered one of the most impressive young water polo talents in the USA. Take a look back with ISHOF's Historian Bruce Wigo, to "The Greatest Swim in History", and consider if the real "greatest swim" is still yet to come. Take heart that despite Jovan Vavic's eviction from Troy, USC …
Date: 09:37:29 18.04.2019
Categories: General

Swimming World Biweekly - March 21, 2019

In this issue, catch up with the full finals recap of the 2019 NCAA Division II Championships! Cardinal Mallory Comerford and Hoosier Lilly King reflect on their NCAA careers drawing to a close, while Stanford's Taylor Ruck and Michigan's Maggie MacNeil discuss going into their first NCAA Champs.  Read about how 17-year-old Regan Smith became the fastest female short course yards …
Date: 07:25:22 24.03.2019
Categories: General

Swimming World Biweekly - March 7, 2019

In this issue, Justin Ress switches up his game senior year and still continues to win for the Wolfpack at NC State. Youngstown State is to bring back their men's swim team, while Oregon State cuts their swimming and diving. Ryan Harty makes it back to swimming his best times after an elbow injury, while NC head coach Rich Deselm steps down after 12 years to treat a cancer-related mass. Lilly …
Date: 11:59:34 08.03.2019
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Taper

Swimming World March 2019

In this issue, read about Andrew Seliskar 's impressive work ethic toward training, and how he is preparing for his final year as a Cal Bear. Catch up on the exciting history between the teams of the upcoming NCAAs, take a lesson from legend Gus Stager, pick up a few swim sets for the 10-and-under crew, train with Maddie Kauahi, and consider the view from a different perspective - what coaches…
Date: 11:57:19 08.03.2019
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Training

Swimming World Biweekly - February 7, 2019

In this issue of Swimming World Biweekly, Nathan Adrian announces he has cancer, has had surgery, and is already back in the Read about why Arizona is on probation for NCAA violations, and why Sun Yang is facing a lifetime ban. Find out how open water competition is different from the pool, what to do when you have to compete against a teammate, what becoming vegan does to an athlete, …
Date: 09:48:10 11.02.2019
Categories: GeneralOpen Water
Keywords:  Vegan, Doping

Swimming World February 2019

In this issue of Swimming World, read about how Arkansas Diving Coach Dale Schultz gets to coach his own daughter, Brooke Schultz, at an elite level, and find out what her future goals Take a look back at historic swimming firsts in Black History, and at the history of the women's 100 yard backstroke. Consider nutrition and proper meals with Justin Wright, continue series Lessons …
Date: 09:45:36 11.02.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Technique, Nutrition, Inspiration

The Sport and Recreation Podcast Episode 3

The Sport and Recreation Alliance's recent Fit for the Future Convention brought senior leaders from across the sport and recreation sector together to discuss behaviour change and how we can collectively influence more people to be more active, more often.   During the day, Alliance CEO, Emma Boggis sat down with Sport England CEO, Tim Hollingsworth to get his take on behaviour change…
Date: 22:11:35 07.02.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Participation, Strategy

The mental health of young people

By many measures the UK is better than it was in the 1950s, but is it a better place in which to be young? Teenagers are more likely to be depressed today than they were during the Great Depression. Self-harm and suicide are on the rise. What’s going on? How far should we feel collectively responsible for the mental health of young people? Improve your promotion of postive mental health …
Date: 11:58:34 07.02.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Mental Health,

Club Natters Episode 5

The fifth episode of Club Matters podcast covers the topic of attracting women and girls to your sports club. Hosts Robyn and Glenn open the podcast by speaking to Lisa O'Keefe, Director of Insight at Sport England, about the latest This Girl Can campaign and what it can teach organisations about getting women through the doors. Jane Ashworth OBE, StreetGames' CEO, also joins …
Date: 17:02:03 05.02.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Insight, Engagement, Participation

More Interviews from ISL London Summit

International Olympic and World Champions attended The International Swimming League London Summit held over 18-18 December 2018 at Stamford Bridge. Interviews with Italians Federica Pellegrini, Fabio Scozzoli and Gregorio Paltrinieri, Ukrainian Mykhailo Romanchuk and Americans Jason Lezak and Tom Shields follow: Federica Pellegrini (ITA) Pellegrini set the Women's 200m freestyle …
Date: 03:32:27 05.02.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  ISL, Competition, Governance.

More British Reactions From ISL London Summit

The International Swimming League held its London Summit over 18-18 December 2018. 11 Olympic and 18 World champions met at Stamford Bridge to discuss a 'brighter future' for professional swimmers, both during and after sports career. The ISL believes that swimmers should have a priority say in all decisions that affect them and the development of their sport. Among …
Date: 03:16:04 05.02.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  ISL, Competition, Governance

Chasing The Sublime

A mesmeric film by award winning director Amanda Bluglass immerses us in the physicality of cold water swimming, asking why we put ourselves in the path of discomfort and risk; why does the search for adventure take us to ever more remote and inhospitable places? What drives us to get too cold and too tired, to battle with fear, in the name of adventure? Loch Hourn on the Knoydart peninsul…
Date: 10:04:21 02.02.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Cold, Wild

Time to Share

A very high percentage of posts on social media generated by Clubs and parents around swim meets  celebrate medal successes. And while there may be hundreds of 'medal winners' during weekends of competition, it's still only a small proportion of overall numbers competing in our sport. There will be many progressive 'steps' before athletes demonstrate podium potential …
Date: 13:29:34 29.01.2019
Categories: General

The Global Syndemic of Obesity, Undernutrition, and Climate Change

Obesity is still increasing in prevalence in almost all countries and is an important risk factor for poor health and mortality. The Global Syndemic Commission is one of a series of initiatives on nutrition led by The Lancet in 2019. Editor Sabine Kleinert and Commissioners William Dietz and Boyd Swinburn define the Global Syndemic and discuss some of the main points from The Lancet Commis…
Date: 12:45:44 29.01.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Obesity

Stopwatches Ready...

To realize the value of ONE YEAR, ask a student who failed a grade.  To realize the value of ONE MONTH, ask a mother who gave birth to a premature baby.  To realize the value of ONE WEEK, ask the editor of a weekly newspaper.  To realize the value of ONE DAY, ask the person who was born on February 29.  To realize the value of ONE HOUR, ask the lovers who are waitin…
Date: 18:17:03 25.01.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Time

Swimming World Biweekly - January 21, 2019

In this issue, read why many consider Australia's Ariarne Titmus to be the first 400 freestyler capable of challenging Katie Ledecky in six years. Also featured is Becca Meyers, 24 year old two-time Paralympian, activist, and dreamer. Grant Shoults is working his way through shoulder surgery recovery to make Olympic Trials, there is a full Finals recap of the 2019 TYR Pro Swim Series Knoxvi…
Date: 13:40:36 25.01.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Shoulder, Burnout

The Sport and Recreation Podcast Episode 2

Leigh Thompson, Policy Manager and Ryan McCullough, Parliamentary and Policy Officer discuss the latest political twists and turns with Brexit and explain what could happen now that Theresa May’s deal has been defeated. They discuss the options that are still available and look at some of the key areas where a ‘no deal’ Brexit is likely to have a big impact on the sport …
Date: 11:08:19 23.01.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Brexit

Introducing The Sport and Recreation Podcast

In this mini episode, host Rob Arnott and Alliance CEO Emma Boggis introduce The Sport and Recreation Podcast and touch on what you can expect over the coming months. The Alliance would love to hear from you about anything sport and recreation related; if you have an idea, some good practice to share, a question, or want to join for a chat, get in touch on Twitter @sportrectweets…
Date: 11:02:28 21.01.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Communication

International swimmers discuss the ISL

International world class swimmers Femke Heemskerk, Ryan Murphy, Josh Prenot, Sarah Sjöström, Katinka Hosszú, Chad le Clos and Cameron van der Burgh have been talking to Bob Ballard about the new concept of the International Swimming League. FINA has confirmed swimmers are free to compete at independent events.  Femke Heemskerk: "A Hidden Diamond" Mainly …
Date: 00:41:46 20.01.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  ISL, Competition, Governance

Brits discuss the International Swimming League

British World Class swimmers Mark Szaranek, Ben Proud and Max Litchfield have been talking to Bob Ballard about the new concept of the International Swimming League. FINA has confirmed swimmers are free to compete at independent events. Mark Szaranek "A Move for a Sport in a Different Direction"  Mark swims for the University of Florida, so for him the team based competit…
Date: 00:38:58 20.01.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  ISL, Competition, Prize Money, Governance

Swimming World Magazine January 2019

In this issue of Swimming World, read about Siobhan Haughey and how she inspires both her Michigan teammates and Hong Kong. Review the US athletes of the year for Diving, Synchro, Water Polo, and Para-Swimming. Meet the rising stars poised for summer's World Championships. Take a look through World and American record progressions, and find out the answer to, "What did swimming do for …
Date: 12:05:56 03.01.2019
Categories: General
Keywords:  Training, Technique

Growing Aquatic Sport

Swimming, synchro, diving and water polo get very little TV exposure and only for specific events. If aquatic sports are to flourish, should national and international governing bodies continue to promote subscription only content or move to an open access model in an effort to facilitate learning, create a larger fanbase and avoid depriving subscribers and Governing Bodies / Meet promoters of …
Date: 13:41:58 28.12.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Media, Subsriptions

Swimming World Biweekly - December 21, 2018

This issue of SW Biweekly features a review of their favorite swimming news stories from all of 2018, some of which include taking a look back in history to understand its importance today. Read about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the right to swim, and Chris Silva, who was the first African American to qualify for a U.S. Olympic swimming team (1984), the first to hold a U.S. record, and the …
Date: 09:02:20 23.12.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  History

Swimming World Biweekly - December 7, 2018

In this issue of SW Biweekly... Is Andrew Seliskar the best NCAA Swimmer? Read about the 2018 U.S. Winter Nationals full Finals recap, Coach Denny Harper's 39 year history with San Diego sees the Tritons move to a Division I schedule, Coach Dante Dettamanti takes a look back at the 50 years of NCAA men's water polo, find out what makes a pool fast, and pick up a few tips on training alone …
Date: 14:45:26 12.12.2018
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Anti-doping, Facilities, Water Polo,

Swimming World Biweekly - November 21, 2018

In this issue of SW Biweekly, see the winners from the 2018 Golden Goggles Awards in all their Red Carpet glamour. Plus, read about the "swim off" between FINA and International Swimming League over the Energy For Swim Meet, what Cullen Jones is thinking about 2020, find out why you shouldn't hyperventilate, what your swim bag reveals about your personality, and more current news …
Date: 13:01:42 05.12.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Governance, Hyperventilation

Virtual Reality Relaxation

In April 2016 the University Medical Centre of Groningen  began research to find out if it is feasible to develop a virtual reality relaxation (VRelax) tool for patients with psychiatric disorders based on the healing VR experience of the Dolphin Swim Club. The mission of the Club is to enable people to encounter one of ocean’s most enchanting creatures, the wild dolphin throu…
Date: 12:18:17 20.11.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Therapy, VR

Masters Q&A

Unfortunately the Swim England South West Region Masters Development Day in January 2018 was cancelled due to adverse weather. However Masters swimmers and coaches considering attending the  2019 SW event on Sunday 13 January (8.45am to 5pm) at University of Bath may be interested in a panel Q&A from a regional 2018 Development Day which did go ahead in the South East at ACS International…
Date: 11:55:54 20.11.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Masters, Development

S&PA Professional Magazine - Autumn 2018

Sport England’s vision of how CIMSPA will shape the future of the UK’s sport and physical activity professional workforce as part of its new ‘Working in an Active Nation’ strategy is highlighted in the Autumn 2018 edition of S&PA Professional. Find out about Sport England’s strategic calls to action which will see the number of CIMSPA’s employer partners …
Date: 16:11:40 18.11.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Partnerships, CIMSPA

S&PA Professional Magazine - Summer 2018

The summer issue of S&PA Professional is sizzling with information and insight about new coaching standards agreed by CIMSPA with UK Coaching, the Sports Business Council that seeks to maximise sport and physical activity's economic potential and the GoodGym programme fuelling runners to 'do good, feel good'. Also meet the new members of CIMSPA's board of trustees and learn …
Date: 16:09:51 18.11.2018
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  CIMSPA, Standards, Technology

Loughborough Sport's Coach & Volunteer Academy

Loughborough Sport's Coach and Volunteer Academy (CVA) provides the University's students, staff and local community members with valuable sport based coaching, volunteering and leadership opportunities to enhance their experience and personal development. View their 2017/18 Impact report.
Date: 11:51:07 13.11.2018
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Volunteering

Swimming World Biweekly - November 7, 2018

This is a specially dedicated "New Recruits" issue of SW Biweekly with the start of the early signing period in the USA for National Letters of Intent less than two weeks away. Swimming World presents some of America's up and coming young athletes from the graduating high school class of 2019 as they navigate the college swim team recruiting process and announce their verbal commitme…
Date: 11:42:48 13.11.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Recruitment, Gifts

Kick Set: Allison Schmitt

In this episode of the USA Swimming podcast, Olympian Allison Schmitt talks about her journey in the sport of swimming and brings awareness to the importance of mental health. Listen on Soundcloud.
Date: 11:37:31 13.11.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Mental Health,

Swimming World Biweekly - October 21, 2018

In this issue, read about the importance of mental health as presented by prominent advocates in the swimming world, including Michael Phelps, Ian Thorpe, Missy Franklin, and Allison Schmitt. Ryan Lochte's latest rehab strategy to dominate the Tokyo Olympics, and Sean Hutchison's ban from coaching. Plus, catch up on the latest news from the pools, like the exciting results from the …
Date: 02:27:45 01.11.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Mental Health

Sports Management Issue 3 2018

In this issue, Jennie Price reflects on how sport and Sport England have changed during her 11 years as CEO and Andy Reed discusses Learning from failure,  UK Coaching CEO Mark Gannon talks about building a robust network of great coaches. How will the new European Learn to Swim standards be implemented? The #BeAGameChanger Awards celebrate the visionaries who are driving the future …
Date: 02:21:15 01.11.2018
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Strategy

Inclusive sport - transgender participation

In this special podcast LawInSport partnered with the Sport & Recreation Alliance for 'Alliance Learning Week' to produce a short talk that will discuss how sport and recreation organisations can create an inclusive culture, specifically for trans people. The podcast covers current legal guidance and features practical advice from the Amateur Swimming Association’s experience …
Date: 12:44:21 30.10.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Transgender, Participation, Inclusion

Movement is Medicine

In this episode of the Yoga Talk Show  with Lucas Rockwood, meet Leon Taylor, Olympic Diving Athlete who is on a mission to share his "movement is medicine" concept with the world,. Listen & Learn: How at just two years old, Leon was already unmanageable How swimming, diving, and gymnastics calmed him down and gave him focus How this physical outlet turned into a passion, …
Date: 13:47:28 18.10.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Health

Tim Don Training Guide

Ironman World Record holder, Tim Don shares his top tips on training, race preparation, what to wear and more, in this new Zone3 sponsored guide.
Date: 10:34:32 18.10.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Ironman, Triathlon

Swimming World Biweekly - September 7, 2018

In this issue read about Madisyn Cox's return to swimming after doping suspension was reduced, a full recap of 2018 Junior Pan Pacific Championships, details about The International Swimming Hall of Fame's renewed contract with the city of Fort Lauderdale, FL, and take a look at the 2018 Men's Water Polo Previews! 
Date: 10:17:44 18.10.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Pan Pacs

Anyone can criticise

How hard can it be to adapt to a different environment if your experience is in the corporate world? View a sketch entitled 'The Expert', written and directed by Lauris Beinerts, which is based on a short story "The Meeting" by Alexey Berezin. And remember, when you pay for professional expertise, make sure you not only listen carefully but all of you can deliver.…
Date: 19:57:09 15.10.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Expert

Will one in four people develop a mental health problem?

The claim that “one in four” of us will suffer from a mental health problem is popular amongst campaigners, politicians and the media. But this leads you to a simple question – where is this figure from and what’s the evidence? This was exactly what neuroscientist Jamie Horder asked, and far from being simple, it led him on quite a journey. So do we really know how …
Date: 12:51:55 11.10.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Health

Believe in yourself

Is it true that a Somerset masters swimmer nicknamed Tortoise has challenged the world's fastest swimmer to a race over 100m, claiming he would win providing he was granted a little headstart? The world recorder smiled and asked "How much of a head start do you need?"  "10m" said Tortoise. "OK, you will lose, but we can race if you really want." …
Date: 10:56:55 28.09.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Belief

Abuse in Sport debate

Part 1 of this debate on 1 May 2018 secured by Bambos Charalambous MP does not mention Mandatory Reporting (MR), the culture change law which is so desperately needed in Regulated Activities. Home nations (excl NI) are among the 18% of developed nations that do not place a statutory duty on adults working with children in Regulated Activities to report known or suspected abuse. Barones…
Date: 10:42:34 27.09.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Safeguarding

Michael Phelps on Retirement, the Butterfly and Athlete Activism

Now, when 28-time Olympic medalist Michael Phelps swims butterfly, it’s usually for an audience of one. When his 2-year old son Boomer waves his arms in imitation of the stroke, he knows what the toddler wants to see. “He knows the motion of the butterfly,” says Phelps. “So I do a couple of laps. Listen to Time Magaine The Brief interview.
Date: 10:33:23 27.09.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Olympics

European Conferences on Positive Psychology

729 participants from 66 countries gave their time and resources to attend and to contribute to the 9th conference in Budapest from 27 to 30 June 2018. View abstracts. The 8th Conference was held from 28 June to 1 July 2016 in Angers, France. View complete Abstract book classified by theme and then by type of session.
Date: 10:42:00 06.09.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Psychology

Leisure Opportunities News Update 30 August 2018

Google are rumoured to be working on a virtual, artificial intelligence-based fitness coach. PureGym has revealed it is working on new concepts as part of plans to diversify its business. The lack of qualified swimming teachers is creating widespread problems for UK swimming pools and swim schools. Tim Hollingsworth, the Chief Exec of the British Paralympic Association, has been named as the …
Date: 18:41:51 02.09.2018
Categories: General

Club Natters Episode 3

The third episode of Club Matters podcast focuses on financial matters, specifically fundraising and managing money once you have raised Special guest Dave Boyle helps guide us through the key elements of fundraising: what they entail, what impacts they make and how you can make the most of them. Club Matters also sat down with England Rugby star James Haskell to chat about his experiences …
Date: 17:48:44 31.08.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Funding, Fundraising, Grassroots

Swimming World Biweekly - August 21, 2018

Featuring Cate Campbell and Australia in full coverage of the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships. Team USA brings home 65 medals from Pan Pac para swimming! Go On The Record with legendary water polo coaches Ricardo Azevedo and Ratko Rudic, follow developments in the Dagny Knutson fraud case, learn about the 50 year history of the All-City Swim Meet, and catch up on what's new with Joseph Schoolin…
Date: 17:40:00 26.08.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Pan Pacs,

Mundial Waterpolo 2018

If you did not attend WP2018 Barcelona - 33rd LEN European Water Polo Championships 2018 - you may be interested in seeing the 132 page official programme. Well worth a read!
Date: 11:21:55 18.08.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Water Polo,

Implementation Guide for Integration of Refugees Through Sport

The International Sport and Culture Association (ISCA) have produced an implementation guide designed to introduce you to the topic of Integrating Refugees Through Sport (IRTS) by looking at the relevant theory that is the foundation for the area, the present situation – specifically in Europe, as well as the challenges and barriers that NGOs, sports clubs and other organisations or individu…
Date: 06:39:01 11.08.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Refugees

Swimming World Biweekly - August 7, 2018

Read about Michael Andrew's experience after a stunning US Nationals, along with a full US Swimming Nationals recap report and photo coverage. Meet some newcomers to the pool, and track recent progress of rising stars like Andrew Seliskar, Ella Elastin, Regan Smith, and Allison Schmitt.
Date: 06:23:07 11.08.2018
Categories: General

Life Lessons

There are lots of key messages in this video of Oh Wonder's 'All We Do' directed and produced by Mike Lee Thomas whose project reached out to filmmakers and artists around the world and asked them, 'What does it mean to be human?’'". We are all human. We all deserve the world. Take time to reflect. You have one life to live. What are you going to do with …
Date: 09:36:47 08.07.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Human

Swimming World Biweekly - June 21, 2018

Read about the swimmers of the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series in Santa Clara, California, catch up with some of your favorites in the water, take a look back in swimming history, and meet 2018's recipients of The Cutino Awards for water polo.
Date: 12:23:24 26.06.2018
Categories: General

Masters Swimming

A detailed look at the opportunities, rewards and challenges of Masters swimming. Discover the many faces of masters swimming, from fitness swimmer to retired champion.
Date: 11:31:13 23.06.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Masters

Swimming World Biweekly - June 7, 2018

In this issue, read about why Nic Fink won't stop swimming, swimming with illness, and stretching techniques to help reduce shoulder pain.
Date: 14:00:05 20.06.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Stretching, Shoulder Pain,

Club Natters Episode 2

This episode of Club Natters, the audio podcast from Sport England's Club Matters, focuses on volunteering and gives tips on promoting minority sport.
Date: 11:08:18 15.06.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Volunteering

Swimming World Biweekly - May 21, 2018

This issue features stories about Katie Ledecky's World Record, Photos from the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series, and Highlights of the 2018 ISHOF Induction and Paragon Awards Ceremony.
Date: 11:33:23 30.05.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  ISHOF

What limits sporting performance?

A great conversation between the fascinating Dr Alex Hutchinson and sports physiotherapist Chris Napier. Alex Hutchinson will be known to many because of his sports writing for Runners World (in the past) and Outside Magazine (now). He spent 9 years asking the question that is the title of this 'BMJ talk medicine'podcast – you get the answers in 20 minutes! In addition to the discus…
Date: 11:15:47 17.05.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Muscle, Mind

Swimming World Biweekly - May 7, 2018

This issue is dedicated to the incoming International Hall of Fame 2018 Honorees who include Becky Adlington, Amanda Beard, Libby lenton Tricket and Bill Sweetenham; Paragon Award Winners; and ISHOF Specialty Award Winners.  
Date: 07:15:27 17.05.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  ISHOF

S&PA Professional magazine Spring 18

This issue includes coverage on how investing in staff development is paying dividends for CIMSPA employer partner York Sport, an in-depth conversation with Max Quittendon about cross-sector collaboration at Elevate 2018, interview with Steve Parry expert advice on swimming pool safety, and new studies which help to draw the line between fitness fanatic and exercise addict. 
Date: 10:41:52 04.05.2018
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Safety, Exercise

Swimming World Biweekly - April 21, 2018

Read about three-time Olympian Allison Schmitt - the eight-time Olympic medalist (four gold, two silver, two bronze) swam at her first swim meet in nearly two years—and thoroughly enjoyed her return to the sport. Also included in this issue is a recap from the Commonwealth Games and TYR Pro Am, plus a feature on Michael Andrews' next step in being a professional swimmer.  Don&#…
Date: 10:15:51 04.05.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Pro Am, Commonwealth Games,

Volunteering and Well-being

We might all think that volunteering – through meeting new people, learning new skills and getting involved in your community – is good for wellbeing, but is there any evidence that backs this up? And how can charities and organisations measure the wellbeing benefits of their volunteering projects? On 9 February NCVO brought together more than 50 organisations to discuss all this …
Date: 17:20:56 28.04.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Volunteering

Do we need to make volunteering more flexible?

How has the way people want to volunteer changed, and what does it mean for us? Hear from NCVO, the National Trust, RSPB and others in this June 2017 podcast.
Date: 17:09:00 28.04.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Volunteering

Health Club Management Handbook 2018

This essential resource for health and fitness professionals offers an up-to-date guide to the UK health and fitness market, bringing together expert commentary on trends, analysis of the latest consumer research and briefings on industry development, plus 'Who's who' profiles of industry leaders and organisations .
Date: 10:11:32 20.04.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Fitness

Swimming World Biweekly - April 6, 2018

Caeleb Dressel - Fast as Fast Can Be! Three records set. Three barriers broken. Did Caeleb Dressel just have the greatest college meet ever?
Date: 18:42:38 14.04.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  College, NCAA, CSCAA

Commonwealth Games Legends - Susie O'Neill

Susie ‘Madame Butterfly’ O’Neill won more gold medals at a Commonwealth Games than any female in Australian sporting history. Ahead of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in April, O'Neill says the thought of losing still provokes nightmares. Although her illustrious swimming career proves otherwise, O’Neill was overcome with nerves during competiti…
Date: 08:53:31 03.04.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Commonwealth

Commonwealth Games Legends - Kieran Perkins

Aussie distance swimming legend Kieren ‘Superfish’ Perkins is one of the greats of past Commonwealth Games and has the gift of the gab to match!. Ahead of the Gold Coast 2018 Games in April, Perkins shared stories of the intense and close relationship he had with his coach John Carew and just how hard he would train with a Games in sight.
Date: 08:46:28 03.04.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Commonwealth

Commonwealth Games Legends - Dawn Fraser

Ahead of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in April, Dawn Fraser (Australia) shares memories of the 1958 Cardiff Games and the unique RAF base athlete village, how she broke a world record in the coldest pool she ever swam in and details of her remarkable work ethic.
Date: 08:42:43 03.04.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Commonwealth

Swimming World Biweekly - March 21, 2018

In this issue of the Swimming World Biweekly, you will find a wonderful photo gallery from the Women's NCAA DI Swimming and Diving Championships along with all the top stories from that event, including Ella Eastin's amazing 400IM.  Don’t miss the annual camp directory full of great summer camps throughout the United States.  
Date: 12:41:22 26.03.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Camps

Swimming World Biweekly - March 7, 2018

Top Stories and Events From NCAA Conference Championships to TYR Pro Am Series in Atlanta. Water Polo, News Stories and Information on Summer Swim Camps.
Date: 22:02:04 14.03.2018
Categories: General

Jenny Landreth chats with Vivienne Rickman-Poole

Author of 'Swell: A Waterbiography', Jenny Landreth a writer for The Guardian and editor and has also authored Swimming London (Aurum Press) - a guide to the 50 best places to swim in London. Her swimming blog reviews the best and worst London pools. In the video of a  literary event hosted by the Bloomsbury Institute for book lovers, academics and thinkers…
Date: 11:44:36 12.03.2018
Categories: GeneralOpen Water
Keywords:  Books

Cyber Security: Small Charity Guide

Find out how to improve cyber security within your charity - quickly, easily and at low cost.. The National Cyber Security Centre have produced advice to help small charities protect themselves from the most common cyber attacks. The five topics covered are easy to understand and cost little (or nothing) to implement.  Download guidance.
Date: 10:23:07 06.03.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Data, Security

Donorfy's GDPR Spotify Playlist

Which songs does GDPR make you think of? Here's the response compiled by Donorfy’s founder Robin Fisk in Donorfy's GDPR Spotify Playlist. Make sure your organisation is GDPR compliant in time for the May 2018 deadline.
Date: 10:15:07 06.03.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  GDPR, Data

Rūta Meilutytė - the Movie

Rūta Meilutytė inspires the younger generation to chase their goals and Lithuanians to be proud of their country. The 100m Breaststroke Olympic gold medallist at London 2012 is much more than a great athlete, she is the symbol of today's Lithuania and a documentary film on her was released in February 2018 in Lithuanian cinemas, The film allows viewers to see Rūta's daily …
Date: 10:22:45 27.02.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Olympics

Swimming World Biweekly - February 21, 2018

Features on college conference swimming, water polo and training. You will love the feature on Caeleb Dressel and his amazing accomplishments prior to the NCAA Championships in a few weeks.
Date: 20:29:57 26.02.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  College

Strongman Swimming Series 1 Episodes 1 to 3

The Red Bull series Strongman Swimming documents Ross Edgley’s incredible attempt to swim 40km with a 100lb tree tied to him between the Caribbean islands of St Lucia and Martinique. Episode 1 - Who is Ross?  Training the mind to undertake a challenge such as this is just as important as ensuring your body is in peak condition. So Ross visited the Royal Marines in their …
Date: 12:06:51 21.02.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Strength, Endurance, Mental

Cardiac risks of excessive exercise: can too much physical activity damage the heart?

View public lecture by Professor David Stensel, Professor of Exercise Metabolism, Loughborough University from 1 Nov 2017.
Date: 12:38:17 14.02.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Cardiac, Exercise, Health

Sports Management Issue 135

Featuring Dementia friendly sports facilities, There are fewer people swimming regularly than there were 10 years ago. Could the decline be blamed on a lack of decent facilities?  Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuu's millions …
Date: 12:23:11 09.02.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Dementia, Facilities

Swimming World Biweekly - February 7, 2018

Features college swimming, water polo, Paralympics, training and the determined Ella Easton. Don't miss the annual camp directory full of great summer camps throughout the United States.
Date: 12:07:12 09.02.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Paralympics, Training

Swimming World Biweekly - January 21, 2018

Recap from TYR Pro Swim Series in Austin, top news stories, Water Polo and Athlete interviews, Overcoming Disappointment, Mistakes that Swimmers make, Missy Franklin and more...
Date: 12:03:51 09.02.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Psychology

S&PA Professional magazine issue 28

Winter issue 2017/18 of S&PA Professional magazine featuring top revenue generating sport programmes.
Date: 10:13:05 18.01.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  CIMSPA

Get Clear in the New Year

This little workbook from Vivien Fantin Next Act Coaching is designed to get you thinking about how you can make 2018 better than 2017. It’s about asking yourself, how, specifically, do you want 2018 to be different to 2017?? What do you want to make happen? What concrete actions will you take to make it different? And what do you not want to repeat? Print it off old-school …
Date: 17:58:03 16.01.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Goal Setting,

Swimming World Biweekly - January 7, 2018

Feature on Margo Geer. Coach Bill Rose, Recap of Best Of 2017 Series, How They Train, TYR Pro Series Update and more.
Date: 17:45:41 16.01.2018
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Training

Charity governance: Strengthening your board

What is being done to improve charity governance, and how can organisations strengthen the way their board operates? In this NCVO podcast hear from Baroness Pitkeathley, Chair of the House of Lords select committee on charities, and Dan Francis and Sarah O’Grady from the Charity Governance Code steering group.  
Date: 12:21:35 04.01.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Governance

Do we need to make volunteering more flexible?

How has the way people want to volunteer changed, and what does it mean for us? Hear from NCVO, the National Trust, RSPB and others in this NCVO podcast.
Date: 12:19:25 04.01.2018
Categories: General
Keywords:  Volunteering

How to keep athletes healthy when travelling

In this BMJ podcast, Sean Carmody is joined by David Dunne to discuss practical considerations for the travelling athlete. During his time with Orreco, David has worked closely with athletes from professional golf and the NBA, most of whom face gruelling travel demands during competition. David and Sean delve into the strategies the practitioner can employ to help reduce the risk of illness, …
Date: 15:01:20 30.12.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Travel, Health

Swimming World Biweekly - December 21, 2017

European Championships 2017; Best Stories of 2017.
Date: 11:39:11 28.12.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  LEN

Swimming World Biweekly - December 7, 2017

All the top stories From ATT USA Swimming Winter Nationals, Golden Goggles, NCAA Competition, Water Polo Photo Gallery, and more.
Date: 11:37:35 28.12.2017
Categories: General

Swimming World Biweekly - November 27, 2017

Swimming World celebrates the high school class of 2018 and the incoming college class of 2022 by taking a look at some of the top recruits.
Date: 11:35:43 28.12.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  College, Recruitment

Swimming World Biweekly - October 25, 2017

The Pac-12 All-Stars and USA Swimming National Team go head-to-head in a star-studded dual meet.
Date: 11:33:27 28.12.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  PAC-12

Swimming World Biweekly - October 7, 2017

The Top 50 Swimmers of NCAA Division 1, Braden Holloway Interview, Banning of Tech Suits for Age Group Swimmers, Mixed Relays, Pro Swimming, and the Latest News.
Date: 11:31:09 28.12.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  NCAA, Technology

IOC Athlete Learning Gateway

The IOC offers free courses from world-leading institutions designed for elite athletes and their entourage. Courses include: The Art and Science of Coaching; Sport Psychology; Exercise Physiology; Nutrition, etc.. Visit onlinecourse.olympic.org
Date: 11:13:40 10.12.2017
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Olympic, Psychology, Physiology, Nutrition

Do you know athletes who have a wheeze and get short of breath easily? Surely asthma, right?

Respiratory conditions are often neglected in the world of sports medicine. In this BMJ talk medicine podcast recorded at the famous Centre for Health & Human Performance in London, two world leaders enlighten us on respiratory conditions in sport. Guest Dr James Hull is Consultant Respiratory Physician with a specialist expertise in assessing athletes with unexplained breathlessness. …
Date: 07:52:49 10.10.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Asthma, Breathing

Interview with Andrew Willis

Andrew Willis is one of the most experienced members of the British Swimming team. having competed at every level of competition and won bronze at the 2015 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.  The 2017 British Swimming Championships saw him win bronze in the 200m Breaststroke. A second call up to Team GB saw him compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the Men's 200 Breaststroke …
Date: 10:23:47 15.09.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Breaststroke, Olympics

Peaty makes the exceptional look routine

Double Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington and Olympic bronze medallist Steve Parry discuss another successful day for Adam Peaty in this 5 Live Sports Extra podcast from the World Swimming Championships in Hungary.  Peaty won his second gold as he defended his 50m breaststroke title with another stunning display.  
Date: 21:31:59 31.08.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  FINA

Interview with Ollie Hynd

Ollie Hynd competes in the Paralympics as a class 8 swimmer, having neuromuscular myopathy and associated limb deformities.  Hynd made his international debut at the 2011 IPC European Championships where he won the 200m IM setting a new European record. In 400m freestyle, he finished in second place just behind older brother Sam. Hynd won a gold …
Date: 21:27:04 31.08.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Paralympics

iSpy Sound Detective – Swimming Pool

Your favourite CBeebies Sound Detectives find themselves in deep-water on their latest mission. They are transported to a diving competition at a swimming pool to discover which swimmer is soaking all the sandwiches. To fully enjoy this episode turn down the volume on your device, put on your headphones and find yourself transported to a swimming pool, thanks to 3D binaural technology. …
Date: 21:19:41 31.08.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  CBeebies

Nina and the Neurons: Get Sporty – Swimming and Diving

Have you ever wondered how we swim? Join Nina in this #CBeebiesRadio radio episode to investigate, experiment and find out!; Nina and the Neurons: Get Sporty encourages little listeners to explore the science around sport. In this show we find out how swimmers use their arms and legs to move through the water. What’s your little listener’s favourite thing to do …
Date: 21:15:44 31.08.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  CBeebies

Shhh, Listen – We're At A Swimming Pool

Splish splash splosh! Where will Alex take us on today’s #CBeebiesRadio sound adventure? Shhh, listen… This series encourages little listeners to engage with the world of sound around them.   
Date: 21:11:50 31.08.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  CBeebies

A Never-ending Dream

17-year-old swimmer Edgaras Matakas dives into complete darkness. Edgaras has not been able to see since he was 15 years old. He was the only disabled swimmer to represent Lithuania at the 2016 Paralympics. In Rio Edgaras took part in 50, 100 and 400m swims. He came eighth in the 400m final (05:30.66), tenth over 100m (1:06.09) and eleventh over 50m (27.86s and a Lithuanian record). His …
Date: 15:47:12 12.08.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Paralympics

United We Will Swim … Again

This film tells the incredible story of a community’s fight to save their swimming pool. It’s one of Glasgow’s famous political stories and is brought to life in this inspiring documentary, with original footage from the protest and interviews with the key activists involved. The film aims to inspire and motivate community engagement and action in the hope that ordinary …
Date: 15:26:06 12.08.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Facilities

Scottish Ballet Creative: Maze by Eve McConnachie

Two young people explore a labyrinthine derelict Glasgow swimming pool in this high-energy contemporary dance piece shot in the emptied Govanhill Baths in Glasgow, choreographed by Scottish Ballet's Sophie Laplane, with music by British-born, Boston-based electro musician John Xela. Produced by Scottish Ballet Creative Director/Cinematographer / Editor: Eve McConnachie Dancers: Javier …
Date: 15:17:59 12.08.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Culture

What core skills do you need to be a sports nutritionist?

Dr Kevin Currell, the Director of Science and Technical Development at The English Institute of Sport has over 10 years of experience working in sports nutrition. His work  with elite athletes of British Triathlon, British Athletics and GB Canoeing team supports their nutritional needs during performance. Hear more about Kevin's sports career journey and the core skills needed …
Date: 10:21:10 11.07.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Nutrition

WS More or Less: Swimming World Records

World Records are being set at a much faster rate in swimming than in other sports. At the Rio Olympics, British swimmer Adam Peaty managed to break the Men's 100m breaststroke world record twice in two days. Tim Harford speaks to swimming coach, Rick Madge, about the reasons swimmers keep getting better results in the pool. WS More or Less: Swimming World RecordsWorld Records are being …
Date: 15:26:44 05.03.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Olympics

Interview with Rod Carr

Bob Ballard's interview from Dec 2016 with Rod Carr, Chair of UK Sport on funding for 2020. Rod Carr - Chair UK Sport on Funding for 2020An audioBoom post by bobballard
Date: 15:22:12 05.03.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Funding

Optimal loading

A world leader in sports physiotherapy, Associate Professor Dr Kristian Thorborg is from Copenhagen University. He is renowned for his studies and clinical workshops related to patients with hip, groin, hamstring and knee related injuries. In this BMJ talk podcast, he outlines: the paradigm shift for the use of exercise to treat conditions such as tendinopathy and hamstring strains. He …
Date: 13:56:51 23.02.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Physiotherapy

Nutrition pearls for sport performance

Fresh from the BMJ UK undergraduate student conference, Professor Graeme Close shares pearl after pearl on this top podcast. What do you do in a first consultation? How does nutrition in team sport vary from individual sport? What’s the key to a successful pre-game routine? How should nutrition change when an athlete is injured? Supplements? Coffee? Sleep? Take home tips – all in …
Date: 13:49:59 23.02.2017
Categories: General
Keywords:  Nutrition

Making a Splash

History was made at the Sixth Annual Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic. Edwin Graves, 91, Tiger Holmes, 93, John Corse, 90, and William Adams, 88, all former college swimmers who stopped swimming for decades, went on an age-group record setting binge. In the process, they didn't just change history, they smashed the stereotypes of aging and taught us all an important lesson about what's …
Date: 16:19:51 08.11.2016
Categories: General

Swimming World Biweekly - October 7, 2016

This issue featues some of the best photos from the summer, including the US Olympic Trials and Rio Olympics. On the cover: Belinda Hocking of Australia [Photo courtesy: Delly Carr]. Swimming World Biweekly - October 7, 2016Swimming World Biweekly Summer Photo Review-- In this issue we show you the best photos from the summer, including the U.S. Olympic Trials and the Rio Olympics. On the cover: …
Date: 15:53:23 08.11.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Olympics

5 minutes with Siobhan O'Connor and James Guy

Join Olivia Cox as she chats with medal-winning swimmers Siobhan O'Connor and James Guy where they reveal what the Olympic village was really like, their fave cheat day meals and how they deal with the chlorine in their beauty routine.
Date: 12:19:50 12.10.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Meals

O'Neall vs Phelps

Relive one of Michael Phelps greatest achievements in competition vs retired professional basketball player Shaquille O'Neall.
Date: 11:21:51 09.10.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Fun

Brick by Brick Swimming

LEGO Swimming Olympics Dennis Beelen's LEGO Stop Motion tribute to Dutch Swimmers Ranomi Kromowidjojo and Marleen Veldhuis at the London 2012 Olympics features Fran Halsall. Michael Phelps winning his 16th Olympic This animated reconstruction of highlights of the 2012 final of the men's 200m individual medley sees Michael Phelps beat fellow American swimmer Ryan Lochte to win the …
Date: 11:02:13 09.10.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  LEGO

Swimming World Biweekly - September 22, 2016

Swimming World Biweekly - September 22, 2016 Featuring full coverage of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games! USA Today Sports was present on deck capturing beautiful images of the action and excitement, including the Biweekly cover featuring Nikita Howarth of New Zealand.
Date: 11:01:36 02.10.2016
Categories: GeneralCoaching

Anders Ericsson: Dismantling the 10,000 Hour Rule

Anders Ericsson is a Swedish psychologist and Conradi Eminent Scholar and Professor of Psychology at Florida State University who is internationally recognized as a researcher in the psychological nature of expertise and human performance.  Anders Ericsson: Dismantling the 10,000 Hour Rule by Good Life Project  Anders Ericsson talks about decades of his research focused on the …
Date: 12:30:11 23.09.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Talent, Training

Hall of Fame Olympic swimming coach Pete Malone

In this podcast, Dr. Andrew Jacobs is joined by Hall of Fame swimming coach Pete Malone to talk about cheating in the Olympics. Malone served as Head Coach and General Manager for the Kansas City Blazers Swim Team in Kansas City, Kansas & Missouri from 1975 to 2010. Some of Coach Malone's accomplishments/positions include: USA Swimming's Top 25 Most Influential …
Date: 13:47:48 17.09.2016
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Cheating, Olympics

Sports Management September 2016 issue 126

Sports Management September 2016 issue 126  Sports Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global sports facilities, major events and host cities industry | Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online.
Date: 13:39:46 17.09.2016
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Paralympics, Aquaphobia, School Games, CSPs

Swimming World Magazine 2016 Rio Olympic Review

2016 Rio Olympic Review   Revisit All The Top Aquatic Performances From the RIO Olympic Games. Editorial Coverage Sponsored by FINIS Swim | Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuu's millions of monthly readers.
Date: 13:28:56 17.09.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Olympics

Sports Management August 2016 issue 125

Sports Management August 2016 issue 125 Sports Management August 2016 issue 125 Sports Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global sports facilities, major events and host cities industry | Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online.
Date: 17:10:14 29.08.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Olympics

Michael Phelps' last lap and a chat with Bob Bowman

USA Today Sports' Nicole Auerbach and Sam Amick recap the overall performance by Michael Phelps and USA Swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Phelps walked away with five gold medals and one silver, to run his career-best tally to 28 total Olympic medals - 23 gold. He displayed raw emotion and appreciation and says retirement is next, as he's in a much better place than he was four …
Date: 15:37:50 15.08.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Phelps

2016 Rio Olympic Preview - Special Edition

2016 Rio Olympic Preview - Special Edition Special 2016 Rio Olympics Digital Preview Issue! Complete with predictions and overviews for Swimming, Synchro, Diving and Water Polo. Magazine Includes Competition Schedule, Rosters and Athlete Features. Plus stories on Top 9 All-Time Olympic Upsets | Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspap…
Date: 08:18:28 27.07.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Olympics

Swimming World Magazine July 2016

Swimming World Magazine July 2016 Issue  ON THE COVER The XXXI Olympic Games are only a month away. The opening ceremonies will take place Aug. 5, with the swimming events set to begin the next day. And Swimming World helps you prepare for the world's foremost sports competition with a 12-page feature this month that focuses on the top contenders from around the world who will be …
Date: 08:14:02 27.07.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Olympics

Swimming World Biweekly - July 7, 2016

Swimming World Biweekly - July 7, 2016  Comprehensive review of USA Swimming Olympic Trials | Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuu's millions of monthly readers.
Date: 08:12:04 27.07.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Olympic Trials

Health Club Management June 2016

Health Club Management June 2016 Health Club Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global health club, fitness and gym industry. | Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuu's millions of monthly readers.
Date: 14:42:43 31.05.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Marketing, Health

Sports Management 20 May 2016 Issue 121

Sports Management 20 May 2016 Issue 121  Sports Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global sports facilities, major events and host cities industry | Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuu's millions …
Date: 14:39:28 31.05.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Analysis, Recruitment, Teaching

Sports Management 1 May 2016 Issue 120

Sports Management 1 May 2016 Issue 120  Sports Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global sports facilities, major events and host cities industry. | Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuu's millions …
Date: 14:35:30 31.05.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Funding

Market Segmentation - Parents

Parents play a significant role in deciding what sports their children play – but what influences those decisions? You will no doubt have seen research and market segmentation techniques suggested by Sport England to increase the likelihood of participation in sport increasing. With over 3.5 million Australians aged between 5 and 17, the Australian Sports Commission has conducted research…
Date: 09:38:15 27.05.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Participation


Microsoft Research Asia is working with Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology on a research project called SwimTrain which encourages group fitness exercises such as group spinning and swimming. With SwimTrain, they have chosen Swimming as their fitness exercise. People often exercise together instead of working out alone for a varety of  reasons including building social relatio…
Date: 14:41:41 12.05.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Technology, App

Health Club Management May 2016

Health Club Management May 2016  Health Club Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global health club, fitness and gym industry. | Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuu's millions of monthly reader…
Date: 09:59:02 07.05.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Technology, Equipment

Sports Management 2 May 2016 Issue 119

Sports Management 2nd May 2016 Issue 119 Sports Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global sports facilities, major events and host cities industry | Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuu's millions …
Date: 09:58:18 07.05.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Facilities

Sports Management 18 April 2016 - Issue 118

Sports Management 18th April 2016 Issue 118Sports Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global sports facilities, major events and host cities industryIssuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuu's millions of monthly …
Date: 18:32:29 27.04.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Tax, Cheating, Doping,

Sports Management 4 April 2016 - Issue 117

Sports Management 4 April 2016 Issue 117 nbsp; Sports Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global sports facilities, major events and host cities industry Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuu's …
Date: 18:29:15 27.04.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Neuroscience, Engagement, Participation

The 1st GCC-Aspetar Sports Medicine Conference Sessions

Aspetar hosts the first ever GCC Sports Medicine Conference in April, 2016. Experts from around the world descend on Doha to lead lectures and workshops on topics ranging from athlete to community health. Download Conference Agenda View lectures on a variety of areas, including managing groin pain, sudden cardiac death, imaging in sports medicine, sports injury prevention & Exercise …
Date: 08:38:40 24.04.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Nutrition,Injuries,Medicine,Health

Nutrient Timing and Dietary Routines

Often when athletes and coaches think about nutrition they tend to focus on the dilemma of making the best choices in foods and fluids to support health and performance.  However, one other important factor that is frequently overlooked is the structure and routine of their daily diet.  As EIS Performance Nutritionist for British Swimming, Alex Popple produced these guidelines to …
Date: 16:41:55 17.04.2016
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Nutrition, Diet

Youth Sport Trust Impact Report - 2014/15

Youth Sport Trust Impact Report - 2014/15 Title: Youth Sport Trust Impact Report - 2014/15, Author: Youth Sport Trust, Name: yst-impact-report-2014-15-digital, Length: 24 pages, Page: 1, Published: 2016-02-24T00:00:00.000Z
Date: 12:04:57 08.04.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Impact,Data,PE,Education,Schools

INSPIRE - Spring 2016

INSPIRE - Spring 2016 Youth Sport Trust Spring publication. | Title: INSPIRE - Spring 2016, Author: Youth Sport Trust, Name: inspire_-_spring_2016_-_digital_ver, Length: 32 pages, Page: 1, Published: 2016-02-24T00:00:00.000Z
Date: 12:02:40 08.04.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  PE, Wellbeing,Leadership

Health Club Management April 2016

Health Club Management April 2016 issuu . Health Club Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global health club, fitness and gym industry. | Title: Health Club Management April 2016 issue, Author: Leisure Media, Name: hcm_april2016_issuu, Length: 118 pages, Page: 1, Published: 2016-04-06T00:00:00.000Z
Date: 11:57:14 08.04.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Fitness,Loyalty

Leisure Opportunities 5 April 2016 Issue 681

Leisure Opportunities 5th April 2016 Issue 681 .Leisure Opportunities is the magazine, website and online community for recruiters, job seekers and training providers in the professional leisure industries | Title: Leisure Opportunities 5th April 2016 Issue 681, Author: Leisure Media, Name: lo_05apr2016issue_681, Length: 24 pages, Page: 1, Published: 2016-04-04T00:00:00.000Z
Date: 11:55:01 08.04.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Data,Legacy

Sport magazine 443 - 24 March 2016

This edition of Sport features an interview with Somerset swimmer Siobhan-Marie O'Connor - a starry-eyed teen at London 2012 and now a Commonwealth and world champion. She is after more gold in Rio. Sport magazine 443In this week's Sport: Andy Murray on fatherhood, leading Britain to an unlikely Davis Cup triumph and his Grand Slam hopes for 2016 | England's DNA: inside the FA's ambitious plan …
Date: 09:14:12 30.03.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Rio

Morning Swim Show Interview: Craig Lord

On this Sept 2015 Morning Swim Show interview, Craig Lord, leading journalist and authority on political issues in competitive swimming, sits down with Brent Rutemiller, Publisher of Swimming World Magazine to discuss the 11 grievances against FINA and why the American Swim Coaches Association voted to replace FINA rather than reform it.
Date: 12:42:18 23.03.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Governance

NHD Magazine March 2016

NHD Magazine March 2016  Issue 112 The Magazine for Dietitians, Nutritionists and Healthcare Professionals | Title: NHD Magazine March 2016, Author: NH Publishing Ltd, Name: issue_112d_web_file_1, Length: 68 pages, Page: 1, Published: 2016-03-04T00:00:00.000Z
Date: 16:40:07 17.03.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Nutrition,Diet

Sports Management Issue 116 21 Mar 2016

Sports Management 21st March 2016 Issue 116  Sports Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global sports facilities, major events and host cities industry | Title: Sports Management 21 March 2016 Issue 116, Author: Leisure Media, Name: sm_no116_21mar2016, Length: 64 pages, Page: 1, Published: 2016-03-16T00:00:00.000Z
Date: 16:34:34 17.03.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Talent

Sports Management Issue 115 7 March 2016

Sports Management Issue 115 7 March 2016 Sports Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global sports facilities, major events and host cities industry | Title: Sports Management Issue 115 7th March 2016, Author: Leisure Media, Name: sm_no115_07mar2016, Length: 64 pages, Page: 1, Published: 2016-03-04T00:00:00.000Z
Date: 10:41:09 07.03.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Sponsorship, Innovation

Sports Management No 114 22 February 2016

Sports Management No 114 22nd February 2016 Sports Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global sports facilities, major events and host cities industry | Title: Sports Management No 114 22nd February 2016, Author: Leisure Media, Name: sm_no114_22feb2016, Length: 64 pages, Page: 1, Published: 2016-02-18T00:00:00.000Z
Date: 00:45:12 01.03.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Diversity,Participation

Motivations of Sport Volunteers in England

Download a review combining the findings of commercial reports and academic research into the motivations of sports volunteers with general theory understanding volunteers and volunteering. 
Date: 14:28:56 16.02.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Volunteering

Sports Management No 113 8 Feb 2016

Sports Management No 113 8 February 2016 Sports Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global sports facilities, major events and host cities industry | Title: Sports Management No 113 8th February 2016, Author: Leisure Media, Name: sm_no113_08feb2016, Length: 64 pages, Page: 1, Published: 2016-02-04T00:00:00.000Z
Date: 15:13:47 06.02.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Sport

Health Club Management February 2016

HCM February 2016   Health Club Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global health club, fitness and gym industry. | Title: HCM February 2016, Author: Leisure Media, Name: hcm_feb2016, Length: 92 pages, Page: 1, Published: 2016-02-01T00:00:00.000Z
Date: 15:10:25 06.02.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Health

Health Cub Management Handbook 2016

2016 is shaping up to be a year of exciting opportunities for the fitness sector. Health Cub Management Handbook 2016 nbsp; Author: Leisure Media, Name: hcmhb16, Length: 260 pages, Page: 1, Published: 2016-02-01T00:00:00.000Z
Date: 15:06:09 06.02.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Health

Psychology of Swimming with Sian Harkin

Believe Perform Radio podcast featuring Sian Harkin, a British Champion and Scottish National record holder for 50m butterfly. Sian was born and spent her early years in Wales moving to Plymouth in her teens. She studied Psychology student at the University of Stirling and is a member of the University Swimming Team.
Date: 13:37:51 30.01.2016
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Psychology

Swimming World Biweekly - January 21, 2016

Swimming World Biweekly - January 21, 2016 Stories on Arena Pro Series From Austin, Texas including Michael Phelps and World Record Set By Katie Ledecky in 800m Freestyle
Date: 17:50:42 27.01.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Phelps, Ledecky

By George that was a Talent Camp to remember

George Symonds of Clevedon ASC shares some of the great memories of the Youth Sport Trust National Talent Camp he attended for young athletes, coaches and officials. On arrival we were given our bags for the weekend. This consisted of a blue t-shirt which we had to wear that day, a pink top, a white one and a yellow one. Also I had a work booklet, hoodie, water bottle and lanyard.   …
Date: 09:54:47 15.01.2016
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Talent

Do the Swim

Clip of Bobby Freeman – The Swim
Date: 04:29:07 13.01.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Vintage

Leisure Opportunities 14 January 2016 Issue 675

Leisure Opportunities 14 January 2016 Issue 675   Leisure Opportunities is the magazine, website and online community for recruiters, job seekers and training providers in the professional leisure industries
Date: 04:15:54 13.01.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Strategy, Leisure

Swimming World Biweekly - January 12, 2016

Swimming World Biweekly - January 12, 2016  featuring 4 ways to get through the January; Trust the process: 5 New Year’s resolutions for 2016; watch Ryan Hoffer’s record-setting 100 freestyle from Austin; 5 New Year’s resolutions for divers; Michael Phelps joining Arizona State University staff for ‘16 - ’17; Michigan rolls to victory in the Orange Bowl …
Date: 04:11:29 13.01.2016
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Masters, Competition

Effects of Quitting Smoking

Looking to boost the health benefits from swimming regularly? Quitting smoking today can result in immediate benefits to your circulation, not to mention adding years and years to your life. Visually created this eye-catching infographic as part of a CVS campaign in conjunction with Huffington Post. Read more by HuffingtonPost.
Date: 12:28:20 09.01.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Health

Health Club Management January 2016

Health Club Management January 2016 Health Club Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global health club, fitness and gym industry.
Date: 13:13:53 06.01.2016
Categories: General
Keywords:  Health

Sports Management Issue 4 2015

Sports Management Issue 4 2015  Sports Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global sports facilities, major events and host cities industry
Date: 00:26:41 05.01.2016
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Volunteering, Strategy

Swimming World Biweekly, December 21, 2015

Swimming World Biweekly - December 21, 2015 The Year in Review
Date: 17:09:51 25.12.2015
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Aquatics

Impact of PE and school sport premium

Research into the impact of the PE and school sport premium has found that 99% of schools reported a positive impact on fitness and healthy lifestyles. The PE and sport premium is a cross-government funding initiative for schools to improve the quality and breadth of PE and sport provision. The results from the current report are from a survey of 586 primary schools in the first year …
Date: 18:11:12 22.12.2015
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Schools, PE

Swimming World Biweekly, December 11, 2015

Swimming World Biweekly - December 11 featuring AT& T Winter Nationals
Date: 09:49:35 13.12.2015
Categories: General

Swimming World Biweekly, November 24, 2015

Swimming World Biweekly - November 24, 2015 features: 2015 Arena Pro Swim Series Minneapolis: Finals recap; 2015 Golden Goggles: Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky win top honours; Golden Goggles photo gallery; 22 times swimmers lack gratitude… and 22 optimistic rebuttals; Laura Sogar and Madisyn Cox talk food fuel and guilty pleasures; Holiday Gift Guide
Date: 10:11:19 29.11.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Awards, Nutrition


So happy and excited to be teaming up with @nikelondon ! Can't wait! #BetterForIt"So happy and excited to be teaming up with @nikelondon ! Can't wait! #BetterForIt"
Date: 15:27:21 25.11.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Fashion

Triathlon Swim Guide

A complete swim guideImprove your swim with this complete guide for beginners and improvers
Date: 12:56:36 25.11.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Triathlon

Jazz Carlin Poster

European Champion and Team Speedo star Jazz Carlin's fact-packed poster is up! Download it here! More Team Speedo posters
Date: 21:55:33 19.11.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Fans

Swimming World Biweekly, November 11, 2015

Swimming World Biweekly, November 11, 2015Heavily-stacked line-ups announced for duel in the pool; Katie Ledecky on Time Magazine list of 30 most influential teens; Bill Furniss named British Swimming Olympic Head Coach; Lafontaine takes job as Head of Canadian Ski Federation; story of paralympic swimming champion Brad Snyder to become feature film; Clark Smith gives Eddie Reese “chills” …
Date: 13:37:20 17.11.2015
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Coaching

Number of women in senior sport roles revealed

Download the latest iteration of the annual Trophy Women? research - Trophy Women? 2015 - No more Board Games - funded by Comic Relief with support from Sport England and UK Sport. The report assesses the number of women in board and executive positions in sport organisations in the UK and provides recommendations on how to increase gender diversity in sport leadership. Visit …
Date: 11:17:07 10.11.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Equality

Health Club Management Nov - Dec 2015

Health Club Management November_December 2015Health Club Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global health club, fitness and gym industry.
Date: 09:20:13 10.11.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Health

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor Poster

Team Speedo star Siobhan-Marie O'Connor's fact-packed poster is up! Download it here! More Team Speedo posters
Date: 09:07:34 10.11.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Fans

James Guy Poster

British record holder & Team Speedo star, James Guy's fact-packed poster is up! Download it here! More Team Speedo posters
Date: 10:51:41 07.11.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Fans

Health Club Management October 2015

HCM October 2015Health Club Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global health club, fitness and gym industry.
Date: 09:52:39 22.10.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Health

PE and school sport for health

The Association for Physical Education (afPE) has updated their Health Position Paper which outlines the crucial role of physical education (PE) in public health and the promotion of physical activity. This paper introduces physical activity for health guidelines and draws on BHFNC’s resource Interpreting the physical activity guidelines for children and young people to explore …
Date: 09:48:33 22.10.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  PE, Health

Role of friendship in young women sport participation

Research by StreetGames has found that friendship has a key role to play to drive sport participation in young women.  Key findings 63% of young women say they won't play sport or exercise without a friend by their side. Since school, 44% of young women have rarely played any sport.  77% of young women said the number one reason for playing sport would be to catch up …
Date: 09:43:40 22.10.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Participation

Promoting physical activity in schools

"What works in schools and colleges to increase physical activity?" is a new evidence review by Public Health England designed for head teachers, college principles, staff working in education settings, Directors of public health and wider partners. Eight promising principles have been identified to promote physical activity in these settings. Develop and deliver multi-component …
Date: 09:39:30 22.10.2015
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  PE, Activity

Swimming World Biweekly, October 21, 2015

Swimming World Biweekly, October 21, 201515 things swimmers are tired of hearing. 5 pieces of advice from a college swimmer. 5 ways to mentally stay afloat in the pool. Olympian Claire Donahue sets world records in Masters swimming debut. Tony Azevedo named PAC 12 water polo player of the century. Swimmers without borders: international student-athletes adjust to swimming in the US. 6 simple …
Date: 09:30:19 22.10.2015
Categories: GeneralOpen Water
Keywords:  Masters, College

20 steps to swimming success

Designed to prepare you and your team mates to each swim 1,000m comfortably, the SwimBritain programmes below are based around training in a 25m pool. There are 20 sessions and plenty of handy tips – so, whether training together or alone, you’ll all be ready for your next swim challenge. Beginner Cards Intermediate Cards Advanced Cards
Date: 13:37:12 14.10.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Training

Team Speedo Posters

Download posters of Team Speedo athletes and stay tuned for new weekly uploads. Follow @SpeedoUK   
Date: 11:33:10 13.10.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Fans

Triathlon Training Plan Zone October

Training plan zone octoberStay injury free. Change your attitude. Nail your open water swim with performance enhancing tips.
Date: 02:52:10 12.10.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Triathlon

Swimming World Biweekly Magazine, October 7, 2015

Swimming World Biweekly, October 7, 2015Phelps, Ledecky lead 2015 USA Swimming Golden Goggles nominees. Katie Ledecky wins multiple honours at USA’s convention. 6 everyday struggles of a breaststroker. Tom Daley picked as top British Aquatic Sports Athlete of 2015. Rule banning coaching of suspended athletes among new USA Swimming legislation. Haze from Indonesia fire causes.
Date: 02:35:28 12.10.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Awards, Breaststroke

Strokes for Gold

Part 1 features a look at America's best swimmers from 1973 to 76: Shirley Babashoff, Tim Shaw, Greg Jagenburg, John Naber, John Hencken and coach George Haines along with host Don Schollander, the star of the 1964 Olympic Games. Footage of the 1976 Olympic Trials and AAU Nationals, Frank Keefe at the John DuPont Pool - a look back at the days of AAU swimming leading up the 1976 Olympic Games.…
Date: 11:45:25 06.10.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Archive, ISHOF

Sport Strategy Consultation Responses

The Sport and Recreation Alliance has published its response to the Government’s recent sports strategy consultation. Following the opening of the consultation process in August, the Alliance has been meeting with its membership in order provide comprehensive feedback on what the sector wants to see from a new sports strategy and how it can contribute to its success. Alliance members …
Date: 15:57:36 05.10.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Strategy

Effects of bullying

The ASA with the NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children) operates Swimline - 0808 100 4001. Swimline is a confidential freephone number provided for anyone involved in aquatics, adults or children, who believe that the welfare of someone under the age of 18 is at risk. This concern could be neglect, abuse, bullying or fear of someone or anything that is worrying …
Date: 10:31:39 04.10.2015
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Coaching

Parental Behaviour in Youth Sport

A webinar from Dr Camilla Knight at Swansea University working with sports coach UK that covers research on parents' behaviour and how children's experience can be enhanced in sport participation.
Date: 17:24:56 30.09.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Behaviour

Sports Management Issue 3 2015

Sports Management Issue 3 2015Sports Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global sports facilities, major events and host cities industry
Date: 14:35:36 26.09.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Facilities, Events, Leisure

Swimming World Biweekly Magazine September 24, 2015

Swimming World Biweekly Magazine September 24, 2015David Marsh and Bob Bowman named USA Swimming's head coaches for 2016 Olympics. Bruce Gemmell named ASCA Coach of the Year Kylie Palmer given "warning" for 2013 positive drug test David Nolan to join Commit Swimming. Ryan Lochte looking for Michael Phelps to pay on $1,000 bet Anthony Ervin heading to Trojan Swim Club Special Dryland Section Featur…
Date: 14:26:11 26.09.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Aquatics

Supplements in Sport from an Anti-Doping Perspective

The recent BASES webinar, “Supplements in Sport from an Anti-Doping Perspective”, is now available for download on the Human Kinetics website. This highly relevant webinar provides an overview of the anti-doping risks associated with nutritional supplements, the potential impact and how to minimise these risks. Presenter, Anne Sargent has been working at UK Anti-Doping for four …
Date: 16:53:03 22.09.2015
Categories: GeneralCoaching
Keywords:  Anti-doping, Webinar

350 years of Swimming Fashion

The external infographic below highlights various types of swimming fashion that have come and gone. Take a look at what people wore to the beach for the past 350 years and the changes, either for decency or function. Which one is your favourite?
Date: 11:46:36 22.09.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Fashion

WADA Rob Koehler Education presentation

On 20 Jan 2013, Rob Koehler, WADA Director of Education and Project Development, made a presentation to the WADA Athlete Committee members on the growing need for education to play a greater role in the fight against doping in sport.
Date: 09:06:39 17.09.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Anti-doping

Preserving club histories

Over time, administrators and officers collect pictures, documents, videos and other general items detailing a great deal of the day to day history of their clubs. Founded in 1860, Brighton Swimming Club is England's oldest continuously formed Swimming Club. Take a look how they have preserved their historical records for the digital Archives / Memories. Brighton Swimming Club …
Date: 14:13:53 16.09.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Clubs

A Day in the Life of a Team GB swimmer

The Times and Sunday Times followed swimmer James Goddard through his daily work and life routine in the run-up to London 2012.
Date: 10:47:03 14.09.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Olympics, Training

Swimming World Biweekly Magazine September 8, 2015

Swimming World Biweekly Magazine September 8, 2015Best Articles From Swimming World Interns. - Goosbump Moments, - Dear Struggling Swimmer, - Swim Like An Age Grouper- Perform Like A Champion, - Gender Friendships, - Smile, You'll Swim Faster and More
Date: 13:45:36 11.09.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Aquatics

Olympic Encyclopedia

The focus of games-encyclo's "Olympic Encyclopedia" is to deliver accurate, well organized and transparent content about Olympic sporting events from a variety of perspectives - individual athlete or nation achievements over time, or on a particular sport or event and its champions and medallists.   Visit the Olympic Encyclopedia.
Date: 15:04:45 03.09.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Olympics, Results

Taking the 'Con' out of Confidence

SUMO is the culmination of 20 years of work by Paul McGee. View Self-Confidence Podcast 1 - Taking the 'Con' out of Confidence. Dealing with change, building better relationships, developing a resilient attitude to life, maintaining morale and motivation, dealing with stress, inspiring confidence, releasing potential, building character, creating possibilities… these and many …
Date: 14:58:54 03.09.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Confidence

Getting Ahead: Lessons from the Games

Greg Searle, (2012 Bronze Medallist in the GB Men's eight and Practice Director, Lane4), gives his insight into the lessons that can be learnt from the Games, focusing on areas that are transferable and relevant to current business issues. Lane4's eighth Annual Conference took place on 18 October 2012 at BMA House. View video (24m 17s)
Date: 19:40:48 29.08.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Learning

Swimming World Biweekly Magazine, 14 August 2015

Swimming World Biweekly Magazine, August 14, 2015 FINA World Championships Day 1- 8 – Michael Phelps: Walk the Walk – The Ledecky Factor – Swimming World Radio from 2015 World Championships
Date: 21:11:20 27.08.2015
Categories: General
Keywords:  Phelps, Ledecky