One month to go before the Leap Business Games!

One month to go before the Leap Business Games!

June 14th, 2017

Great organisations are run by great teams. You’ve hired the best people, now you just have to keep them working effectively together. So how well do you know your team, and what makes them tick? The phrase team building has a bad reputation, often welcomed with eye rolls and sighs. But it’s one of the […]

Thousands of young people benefit from 100k activity fund

Thousands of young people benefit from 100k activity fund

June 13th, 2017

Thousands of people across Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes have benefited from a £100,000 programme to encourage youngsters to become involved in sport. The ‘Sportivate’ initiative, which ran across the county over the past year, funded 221 projects. Over 3,000 young people, aged 11 to 25, were involved for a period of six to eight weeks, […]

Get your team together for the Business Games

Get your team together for the Business Games

June 6th, 2017

Staff from workplaces across the area are being challenged to form teams to enter the new ‘Leap Business Games’ being launched this summer. Companies will complete against each other in friendly tests of brain power, ingenuity and physical ability. Businesses are being asked to enter mixed-sex teams of six people who will be guided around […]

Volunteers Week 2017

Volunteers Week 2017

May 30th, 2017

Feel like you’re disconnected with a sport you used to love? Being involved in sport doesn’t always mean playing, why not try volunteering! Volunteering gives people a great opportunity to reunite with a sport and make a difference in their local community. For the young people, volunteering gives you a great chance to get a […]

Sailing clubs across the country are inviting you to take to the water!

May 9th, 2017

‘Push the Boat Out’ is a national campaign where 350 sailing clubs and training centres up and down the country open their doors to welcome people and giving them the opportunity to get out onto the water. From 13th – 21st of May FREE sailing and windsurfing sessions are available all around the UK! To […]

Step out this May!

Step out this May!

May 4th, 2017

Walking is a fantastic way to build activity into your daily routine. It’s free, has lots of health benefits and is flexible to fit into busy modern lifestyles. May is national walking month, and with Spring in the air, it’s the perfect time to put a spring in your step. Here are a few ideas […]

School Games – Opening Act & Volunteers needed!

School Games – Opening Act & Volunteers needed!

April 26th, 2017

The School Games is a national programme inspired by London 2012 and has four levels of sports competitions held every year for Primary and Secondary School children. The level three competition sees children compete against others from across Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes. Here are some fun facts about last year’s level three event: 1,100 students […]

Activities to do in Bucks & MK this Easter

Activities to do in Bucks & MK this Easter

April 10th, 2017

Make the most of your family time and the spring weather before the kids go back to school! There are lots of things you can do as a family all across Bucks & MK this Easter, and it’s a great opportunity for you and your family to include some physical activity into this years Easter […]

Better together – The Influence of Mentoring on our Coaching Practice

Better together – The Influence of Mentoring on our Coaching Practice

March 15th, 2017

‘We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them’  – Albert Einstein Since I came across this famous Einstein quote it has stuck with me, especially when I coach participants or mentor other coaches. Whether you call it thinking differently or thinking outside the box, many coaches know about this […]

Be the change for International Women’s Day!

March 7th, 2017

On March 8th every year there’s a global celebration for Women’s achievements. Covering social, economic, cultural and political achievements of Women, there’s a lot to celebrate. But it’s also a day where we have the chance to highlight areas where we can make the world more equal. This year, organisers are calling for everyone to be […]