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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

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

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

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

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

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

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