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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

Interview with Emma Collings-Barnes and Greg King-Limb

Emma Collings-Barnes is a former British Open Water Champion who competed at the European Championships, while Greg King-Limb has successfully coached swimmers at a county, regional and national level. They are - respectively - Director of Swimming and Assistant Director of Swimming at Mount Kelly: a school in Devon with a programme that has produced scores of international swimmers, including …
Date: 23:39:13 15.01.2020
Categories: CoachingOpen Water
Keywords:  LGBT,Coaching

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

Plans for Sea Lanes pool on Brighton seafront

Sea Lanes Brighton propose to transform the former Peter Pan site on Madeira Drive, Brighton, by delving deep into its history and culture and reviving competitive and recreational sea-swimming on Brighton Seafront. The vision is to create the UK’s first national open water swimming centre of excellence. As the wider master plan for the area is finalised Sea Lanes will be taking the …
Date: 08:36:01 05.04.2019
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Facilities

Immersive Orchestra: Plymphony No1 in Sea

As part of the Plymouth Art Weekender and The Atlantic Project, Imperfect Orchestra collaborated with artist Shannon Leah Watson to devise and produce Immersive Orchestra. Performed on 30 September 2018, Immersive Orchestra was a live performance between wild swimmers and amateur musicians. Comprised of over 100 swimmers and 50 guitarists, the performance took place on a beautiful day on Plymouth …
Date: 18:19:08 12.12.2018
Categories: Open Water
Keywords:  Culture, Wild

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

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

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

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

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