Bucks tops English league tables for organised sport
June 17th, 2016
More people take part in competitive sport in Buckinghamshire than anywhere else in England, according to the national Active People Survey. And Bucks is also top in the country for residents receiving sports tuition and for those taking part in organised sport. The results have just been released by Sport England following the ninth annual […]
The importance of a not so critical friend in sports coaching!
June 7th, 2016
Where am I going with my coaching? Am I really helping my athletes improve? Should I be doing things differently? Am I any good at coaching? These are questions I have asked myself time and time again and often in my head I fail to come up with a positive answer. You may have experienced […]
The Power of the Coach Athlete Relationship
June 3rd, 2016
“Unless people are willing to listen to you, unless you’re prepared to listen to them and understand them as people, the best coaching book in the world isn’t going to help you. It all comes down to how well they really want to do for you. It all comes back to the relationships that you […]
Volunteers Week is here!
May 27th, 2016
It’s easy to make money but can you make a difference? Volunteer’s week is a time of the year where we celebrate the achievements and positive impacts all the great volunteers have made, and encourage others to volunteer their time for the good of sport. Did you know approximately 21 million people volunteer in the […]
Push the boat out!
May 16th, 2016
This May sailing clubs across the county are inviting you to take to the water. ‘Push The Boat Out’ is a national campaign which offers people the opportunity to get out on the water and gives them a chance to try sailing and windsurfing! From 14th to 22nd May sailing clubs are offering free sessions. So […]
New Balls Please!
May 12th, 2016
Think of Tennis, and your first thought is probably to eating strawberries and cream (and possibly sipping Pimm’s) whilst you watch marathon Wimbledon matches! But it doesn’t have to just be the long back and forward game screened on TV. There are lots of ways you can change it up to make Tennis enjoyable for […]
National Walking Month
May 6th, 2016
Why only walk for a month? Turn it into a lifestyle! With the weather changing for the better, it’s the perfect time to get outside, and the cheapest and easiest option? Walk! Walking is a very simple way of exercise, most of the time we don’t even notice how beneficial it is for us. […]
Find Your Motivation For Taking Part!
April 22nd, 2016
One in a million chance you’d ever run a marathon? Well this Sunday, in its 35th year, the London Marathon will see its one millionth runner complete the course, and a huge well done goes to all of those runners from Bucks & MK who have completed the course to date. Running 26 miles can […]
Fight back against modern life for a happier and healthier you!
April 4th, 2016
How are you? It’s a question we’re often asked and often answer but do we really think about our reply? This week will see the world look at its health with ‘World Health Day’ on Thursday 7th April and our lifestyles can be more unhealthy than we think. Often modern life means its hard to […]
Make yours an Active Easter!
March 24th, 2016
Spring is in the air and as we head into the long Easter weekend it’s the ideal opportunity to make that extra family time, active time. Treat your family to something different this year and use your imagination to find ways of adding activity into the festivities. There’s no limit to the ideas you can […]