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Squash Girls Can subsidised coaching courses - apply now

Squash Girls Can subsidised coaching courses - apply now

Passionate about getting more women and girls getting on court? Looking to deliver female-only group sessions? Look no further!

England Squash are holding a subsidised level 1 coaching course at Workout Bristol (formerly Bristol Vivo Centre) on 3rd March and are offering you the chance to:

  • become a qualified England Squash Level 1 coach
  • gain resources and support to successfully deliver female-only (Squash... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Jan 2018 11:05

Tags: Adult Participation, Coaching, Funding, This Girl Can, Women and Girls

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

New content on the way as This Girl Can returns to screens

New content on the way as This Girl Can returns to screens

Get ready to celebrate phenomenal women everywhere – This Girl Can is returning to our TV screens.

And what better time for the ad to make its return than on Monday, the start of Women's Sport Week.

Sport England have been busy creating lots of new content and ways for us to help women everywhere find the right activity and sport for them.

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On 22 July, Sport England's Snapchat... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:29

Tags: This Girl Can, Women and Girls

Irongirl 5km Fun Run At Wimbleball Lake, Exmoor

Irongirl 5km Fun Run At Wimbleball Lake, Exmoor

As part of the final celebrations for IRONMAN 70.3 UK, organisers have confirmed that they will also be staging a 5km IRONGIRL run event.

Keen to encourage people of all ages and levels of fitness to be able to take part in racing over the weekend, the 5km IRONGIRL run event will take place in addition to the IRONKIDS run on Saturday 24th June followed by the IRONMAN 70.3 UK triathlon event on Sunday... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:44

Tags: Running, This Girl Can, Women and Girls

Summer Rounders, Cricket and Netball Social Leagues - entries being taken

Summer Rounders, Cricket and Netball Social Leagues - entries being taken

Social Rounders Leagues, Last Man Stands Cricket and Social Netball leagues are all now taking entries for the summer season. There will be mixed Rounders in Taunton and Yeovil, Last Man Stands Cricket (can be mixed if you want!) in Taunton, Minehead and Bridgwater and Ladies Netball in Taunton. All of these projects focus on enjoyment and taking part, so why not raise a team from your workplace, your... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Mar 2017 11:51

Tags: Adult Participation, Cricket, Netball, Rounders, Women and Girls

This Girl Can Campaign hits our screens again!

This Girl Can Campaign hits our screens again!

Its back! The new This Girl Can Campaign is finally here!

The pictures and stories we have seen and that women have shared with us have been amazing! Real women in Somerset getting out there and doing their thing! Whether it's getting off the couch and having the confidence to run around your local park or challenging yourself to something new and scary! Believe in yourself, get out and do it and let... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:14

Tags: This Girl Can, Women and Girls

Somerset Young Coach Academy

Somerset Young Coach Academy

The 2017 Somerset Young Coach Academy is in full swing with 14 students from varying schools across Sedgemoor having attended a twilight session in January as well as a daylong session in their half term. Delivered by Tom Chambers, Director of Sport at Bridgwater College Academy and Nancy Murdoch, Somerset School Games Organiser, the young coaches have made major improvements in their coaching over... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:14

Tags: Coaching, School Sport, This Girl Can, Volunteering, Women and Girls

Funding available to support young people aged 11-25 who are inactive

Funding available to support young people aged 11-25 who are inactive

Are you looking for funding to get more 11-25 year olds active? If you are interested in delivering a project targeting inactive young people and supporting them into long term participation, please get in contact.

Who do we want to target?

  • INACTIVE young people aged 11 – 25 years old

Therefore they do very little activity/sport but not frequently to those not participating in sport at all (they... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Feb 2017 17:55

Tags: Disability, Funding, Sportivate, This Girl Can, Women and Girls

Nominations now open for the BBC Unsung Hero Award

Nominations now open for the BBC Unsung Hero Award

Do you know a local sports volunteer who deserves recognition for their tireless efforts in helping people to participate in sport? Well now's your chance to give them their time to shine by nominating them for the BBC Get Inspired Unsung Hero Award 2016.

Now in its 14th year, the Unsung Hero award recognises the fantastic work carried out by sports volunteers from across the UK to encourage others... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Oct 2016 11:18

Tags: Clubs, Coaching, This Girl Can, Volunteering, Women and Girls

Partners and Sponsors

Partners and Sponsors

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