Category: For Clubs

You’ve got a friend in me

December 6th, 2017

We caught up with Taekwondo Instructor, Sportivate and Satellite Club deliverer Fiona Cook around her experience of being involved with Leap’s Sportivate Buddy-up scheme.   Being part of Sportivate’s new Buddy-up Scheme has been amazing.  The highlight of this whole experience has definitely been my point of contact for all my coaching questions, Katie.  Instead of […]

Running is for life, inch forward making small improvements and enjoy the journey

November 23rd, 2017

When I first started running there were no couch to 5k and I didn’t feel confident enough to join a club. For a year or so I ran around with a friend and learnt a bit as I went along. Gradually I become more passionate ( obsessed !) with running and started reading everything I […]

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 […]

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 […]

7 ways to dominate your opponents on social media – by Olney RFC

February 15th, 2017

7 ways sports clubs can win on social media By Kath Middleditch, Publicity Officer for Olney RFC 1. Choose where you want to be A year ago we started using our social media accounts a bit better and now they’re a key part of how we communicate with members, supporters and sponsors. We’re on Twitter, […]

Mental health is just as important as physical health. Remember that.

October 10th, 2016

If you were asked to name a sports injury, what springs to mind? Broken bone, concussion, bruising, dislocated joint, muscular pull/strain. But did you think of any non physical injuries that can affect those participating? Anxiety, depression, seasonal affective disorder, panic attacks, eating disorder. Mental health in sport has often been overlooked but it is […]

Bucks & MK Disability Summit

October 7th, 2016

The summit aims to increase disability sport participation across the county and to get a more integrated approach between all partners involved.  Working together with our partners, the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS), the British Paralympic Association (BPA), WheelPower and event sponsor Slater & Gordon to help address the following challenges: Physical activity referrals The […]

Attract new members to your activity sessions

September 13th, 2016

So you’re looking to attract new people to join your sports club or activity session? In Bucks & MK almost half of the population are inactive, or don’t do enough exercise to benefit their health, which means there’s a huge target audience you could be supporting to enjoy your sport, and helping to make your […]

Leap Chairman and board member receive MBE’s in New Year’s Honours

January 1st, 2016

Roger Fennemore and Philip Smith honoured in the Queen’s New Year’s honours list for services to sport receiving an MBE.

Heroes of sport honoured at glittering awards ceremony

December 7th, 2015

The heroes who make local sport happen in Bucks were honoured at a glittering awards night on Friday (December 4th) Over 200 people gathered at Aylesbury’s Waterside Theatre for the 10th annual Bucks & MK Sport Awards after a record number of nominations. The event, which included special guest Paralympic gold medal cyclist Dame Sarah […]