Dr Debbie, an expert nutritionist, is here to give her top festive athlete food tips for parents and families. Do contact her here if she can be of use, I highly rate her. Christmas for Sporting Parents……Food! It’s a tough time of the year: cold, dark, everywhere we...read more
Before we get to the top ten, it has been coaching week in the uk and Uk Coaching have produced some great resources for coaches. Please do go and have a look. https://www.ukcoaching.org/our-campaigns/coaching-week COACHES TOP TEN (for...read more
To support your child in their sporting endeavours in 2019 can you have these awkward conversations?
As our children get older, there are conversations which become more awkward. As parents of sporting athletes, there are several conversations which, despite their awkwardness, if we don’t have them they will close the door to enabling our children to feel that they can talk to us about these important issues. By keeping those doors firmly closed, we run the risk of increasing shame and reducing their ability to process some of the challenges that pursuing sporting dreams offers them. We also diminish their ability to understand who they are in environments which often seek to ‘mould’ them in clone-like ways.read more
A click-bait title, I know, but here is my review of the week, which as I continued reflecting on made me mindful of the dangers of what has been an epically successful week. Thank you for contributing to PISW2018, what excited you? What would you change in PISW2019?...read more
This ‘version’ Jenga game is a game I’ve been using for over a year. Each time I’ve used it it has had a real impact on those playing and many of those making the noise.read more