Badminton Month is February across Wiltshire


February is ‘Badminton Month’ in Wiltshire providing lots of opportunities for anyone to ‘give it a go’ and have some fun!

Excellent day with GB Badminton Players Ross Green and Ex-Olympian Anthony Clark at the Olympiad everyone enjoyed the exciting exhibition games.

For details of what's on and how to book Click Here 

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    Coach to Teach Workshop

    In partnership with Fortius Education Wiltshire & Swindon Sport are pleased to offer coaches a brand new workshop ‘Coach to Teach’. This 3 hour workshop is aimed at sports coaches delivering curriculum PE in schools. The session will cover the following * Guidelines for good practice-teaching standards & coaching standards * Context of PE funding- where are we now * New National Curriculum- implications * Ofsted Inspection Framework- Top Tips for an Outstanding PE Assessment for Le ...

    Friday, 27 February 2015
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    Creating Deaf Sport Coaches through financial Support

    UK Deaf Sport are offering financial support for people who want to become coaches in deaf sport for a limited time only ! The aim of the bursary is to increase the numbers of coaches in deaf grass roots sport Ideally you will be a person who is deaf or hard of hearing or somebody from the deaf community who wants to be involved in coaching people who are deaf or hard of hearing in sport. We are looking for people who want to begin coaching by taking their first level 1 qualification and those ...

    Thursday, 26 February 2015
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    England Athletics Leadership in Running Fitness course

    If you’re interested running for fitness, over 18 and you’d like to lead a group, this is the course for you. The Leadership in Running Fitness course is primarily for those working with adults’ and/or young people over the age of 12 who enjoy recreational running for fitness and health. This may be within a Running Club or a community based group.  Leaders will be licensed & insured by UKA to take a group of recreational runners of varied ability for fun safe sessions. Lead ...

    Friday, 27 February 2015
  • Just Play

    Just Play Football Sessions in Wiltshire

    Just Play is about playing football. As simple as that. The FA Mars Just Play! Programme gives the casual footballer a chance to just turn up to a venue and play football. The Just Play kickabout is recreational football at its best – it’s about turning up for an hour of exercise and a bit of fun. It’s football for those who can’t or don’t want to commit to an eight month season of matches and training.  Frankly, it’s jumpers for goalposts, but we provide the ba ...

    Friday, 27 February 2015
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    1,000 people milestone for Sainsbury’s Inclusive Community Training

    Over a thousand people have now received training through Sainsbury’s Inclusive Community Training, part of the Active Kids for All scheme, designed to support more disabled people to be more active. The key focus is to support professionals and community workers who have direct contact with disabled people by helping them to introduce healthier active lifestyles to those they support, and a group of physiotherapists in Nottingham has just taken the number of people trained through the scheme t ...

    Friday, 27 February 2015
  • English Federation of Disability Sport

    Bid to improve access for Disabled people at Sports Stadiums

    The government is calling on disabled sports fans to share their experiences of viewing live sport at stadiums and sports grounds across Britain, in what it hopes will be the largest ever survey of its kind. Ministers are hoping thousands of Britain’s 12 million disabled people will give their views on everything from accessible parking to accessible toilets, hearing loops and treatment by other supporters at live sporting fixtures. Organisers want to hear from fans of all sports – and in parti ...

    Friday, 27 February 2015
  • Rugby Football Union

    England Rugby Coaching and Refereeing Award Courses for 2014-15

    Coaching and Refereeing Award Courses Dorset & Wiltshire 2014 -2015 The following Coaching and Refereeing Award Courses available for booking: UKCC Level 1 Coaching Children – Cost £105 Trowbridge RFC – 9th/10th/17th May 2015 North Dorset RFC – 7th/14th/28th June 2015 Pre-requisites – must complete Rugby Ready Foundation Course and be over 16 UKCC Level 2 Coaching the 15 a-side game – Cost £115 Canford School, Wimborne – 1st/8th/22nd February 2015 Bradford on Avon RFC – 17 ...

    Friday, 27 February 2015
  • Wiltshire FA

    FA Coaching Disabled Footballers Course

    Course Information: Venue: Stanley Park on Saturday 27th June 2015.   Minimum Age:  17 years of age Course Duration: 6 hours  Course Prerequisites: Level 1 Award in Coaching Football Who is it for: Coaches and teachers who wish to learn how to include all people within their coaching/teaching sessions Course aims and objectives: The course is designed to give football coaches and teacher's ideas and practices for the inclusion of disabled players in ...

    Friday, 27 February 2015
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    New Badminton “Smash Up” sessions at Abbeyfield School

    Tuesday 10th February saw Young Academy Coaches, Phoebe Tomsett and Gemma Howell who are in year 12 at Abbeyfield School, introducing "Smash Up Badminton" to our year 7 female students. This club will run every Tuesday lunchtime for the rest of the year. SmashUp! – is a brand new BADMINTON England endorsed programme -  it badminton with an atmosphere of  school mates, bassline pumping music and big hitting badminton challenges that makes lunch times for the year 7 girls a so ...

    Thursday, 26 February 2015
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    Star Track - Athletics Easter Camps

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    Thursday, 26 February 2015
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    Slam Dunk - Holiday Basketball Camps 2015

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    Thursday, 26 February 2015
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    What do the Tennis Foundation do in Wiltshire?

    The Tennis Foundation is Great Britain’s leading tennis charity. Our vision is a sport which is inclusive and accessible to every kind of community. Our aim is to provide opportunities to encourage people to maximise their personal potential through tennis. We work closely with the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) and a wide range of partners from across all sectors to deliver our vision and aim. Tennis Networks The Tennis Foundation has developed a series of Networks providing disabled participa ...

    Thursday, 26 February 2015
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    Women Coaches wanted for ground-breaking and important project. Your voice counts!

    The School of Sport at Leeds Beckett University and Sports Coach UK are inviting women coaches to participate in an important UK study examining occupational well-being for women coaches. The coaching profession should reflect the diverse sporting populations that it serves, but women are presently under-represented. Just a quarter of all practicing coaches in the UK are women and this statistic is even less when considering the number of women in senior positions of coaching. Therefore, t ...

    Thursday, 26 February 2015

    British Athletics Para-Athletics Introduction Day - Bath - Sunday 8th March

    Only a few weeks until the Para-Athletics Introduction Day in Bath on Sunday 8th March! Do you see yourself as the next David Weir, Jonnie Peacock or Hannah Cockroft? If you enjoy sport or trying something new, British Athletics are promoting a series of free Para Athletics Introduction Days for aspiring disabled athletes. The days, which run from 10am-3pm will give children aged 11+ the opportunity to train with specialist coach across the Paralympic events, which include: sprints, ambulant t ...

    Wednesday, 25 February 2015
  • English Federation of Disability Sport

    Typhoo and EFDS tea-m up to support disabled athletes across England

    Typhoo and national charity the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) have teamed up to ensure more disabled athletes have access to participation opportunities across England. In 2015, the renowned National Junior Athletics Championships and the nine regional qualifiers will add extra ‘OO’ through Typhoo’s name, in a bid to increase the number of disabled people in athletics. It is the third time Typhoo has backed the charity’s work after sponsoring the Typhoo Sports for All project in ...

    Wednesday, 25 February 2015
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In modern canoeing, or paddle sports, canoes and kayaks are often classified under the same terminology, despite the watercraft having different designs and historical uses.

Canoeing offers something for everyone, from calm steady paced touring on canal and placid waters, to competitive sprint racing and facing the challenge of racing down white water. 

In modern canoeing, or paddle sports, canoes and kayaks are often classified under the same terminology, despite the watercraft having different designs and historical uses.

Canoeing offers something for everyone, from calm steady paced touring on canal and placid waters, to competitive sprint racing and facing the challenge of racing down white water. 

From exploring fantastic coastal scenery by sea kayak to performing the ultimate playboat moves while ‘playing’ and ‘shredding’ the river, Canoeing offers something for everyone young or old, and you don't just have to live by the sea or along a canal to get involved, canoe clubs can be found countrywide, even in big cities!

The recognised National Governing Body for Canoeing in the UK is the British Canoe Union, and more information can be found on

For more information on canoeing opportunities in the South West, visit 

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