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Yoga in the Tree Tops!

Yoga in the Tree Tops!

This month saw the start of a new project aimed at people living With and Beyond Cancer. In partnership with MacMillan Cancer Care, the project, known as Meet, Move and be Me has started with weekly Monday morning Yoga sessions at the beautiful new COACH centre in French Weir Park. The next phase will be to establish a Walking group (which will also include Nordic Walking) on Wednesday afternoons again... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:43

Tags: Adult Participation

SASP Swim School - October Half Term

SASP Swim School - October Half Term

- Monday 23rd October to Friday 27th October

- Lessons running at 9am, 9.30am and 10am

- At Taunton Prep School Pool, Taunton School

- £23.75 per child for the week

- All abilities catered for, from beginner to stroke development

- Please contact us on 01823 653998 for more information

Posted: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:29

Tags: Coaching, Swimming

Five ways to promote mental well-being in your coaching

Five ways to promote mental well-being in your coaching

A review of the most up-to-date evidence from the Centre of Wellbeing at the New Economics Foundation suggests that building the following five actions into our day-to-day lives is important for mental well-being. All five actions have coaching through them like a shiny sparkly thread; building connections, being active, reflecting on achievements, volunteering, challenging ourselves, learning something... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 05 Oct 2017 15:55

Tags: Adult Participation, Coaching, Disability, Women and Girls

Making Every Contact Count (MECC) training guidance from Public Health England

Making Every Contact Count (MECC) training guidance from Public Health England

Making a positive change to the physical and mental health and wellbeing of any of our service users / community / is a very important objective for Somerset. We know only too well the effect of long-terms diseases on our population caused by, for example, tobacco, hypertension, alcohol, being overweight or being physically inactive (approximately 40% of the UK's disability adjusted life years lost... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 Sep 2017 10:27

Tags: Health

Clean sports guidance for clubs

Clean sports guidance for clubs

Clean sports guidance for clubs Club Matters has teamed up with UK Anti-Doping to bring guidance to sports clubs and promote clean sport. In this new section of the Club Matters website, clubs can find out what doping can involve, download resources illustrating a best-practice approach to anti-doping and access links to further support.


Click here to access the new Anti-Doping Guidance and support... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Sep 2017 13:45

Tags: Clubs

Macmillan Cancer Support want the views of coaches to help cancer patients to become active

Macmillan Cancer Support want the views of coaches to help cancer patients to become active

There are currently 2.5 million people living with cancer in the UK and this figure is set to rise to 4million by 2030. Cancer patients are living longer following diagnosis than they did 40 years ago. Today a cancer diagnosis increasingly means living with the disease. Many people are experiencing the consequences of cancer which require support for many years after diagnosis and treatment. Cancer... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Aug 2017 11:44

Tags: Adult Participation

Sports clubs urged to be wary of online scams and fraud

Sports clubs urged to be wary of online scams and fraud

In recent months there have been reports of community sports clubs and charities increasingly being targeted by online scams and fraudsters. Managing your club's money in a safe and organised way will help you to avoid making financial mistakes or falling foul to fraudsters. Find out more by clicking here.

Posted: Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:45

Tags: Clubs

New One You campaign encourages adults across the country to get more active

New One You campaign encourages adults across the country to get more active

New One You campaign encourages adults across the country to get more active by building just 10 minutes of brisk walking into their daily lives.

Modern day life makes it hard to be healthy, so it's not surprising that most of us are not fitting enough physical activity into our days. Sitting down at work and commuting by car or public transport means we're not active for a lot of the working day and... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:33

Tags: Active 10, Adults, Public Health, Walking

Pride of Table Tennis Awards - nominations now open

Pride of Table Tennis Awards - nominations now open

The search is on for the superstars of grassroots table tennis as we open the Pride of Table Tennis Awards for the 2016/17 season.

Today, we are launching both the local and national stages of the awards which could see hundreds of volunteers honoured across the country.

For the local stage, we are urging members of the table tennis family to award the accolade of Volunteer of the Year in their own clubs... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:03

Tags: Volunteering

Get your kids moving this summer!

Get your kids moving this summer!

Fly to infinity and beyond with Buzz Lightyear or race with Lightning McQueen...enjoy being active with your family with famous Disney characters!

Did you know...Only 23% of boys and 20% of girls aged 5-12 are doing public health's recommended amount of physical activity – 60 minutes a day.

Take a look - new activities added each week and give Change4Life 10 minute shake ups a go with your family.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Aug 2017 17:11

Tags: Children, Family, Get Active

Partners and Sponsors

Partners and Sponsors

  • Sport England
    CSPN
    Sports Coach UK
    Somerset Chamber of Commerce
    Zing Somerset
    Somerset Skills & Learning
  • CPSU