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Monthly Archives: May 2019

  1. Why the Level 4 Award in Mental Health is the WRIGHT choice for REPs instructors

    As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, REPs wanted to shine the spotlight on the Level 4 Industry Awards that we recognise, and that is endorsed by our independent endorsement provider PD:Approval.

    We want to highlight:

    • the important work of the training providers who deliver them
    • and the importance of providing REPs instructors with the tools to support their clients who might have, or who are, experiencing mental health issues.

    WRIGHT Foundation Training Division Director Lorraine Nicholson explained to us what to expect from attending the endorsed Level 4 Award in Mental Health and the impact that it is having for those instructors who have successfully completed it.

    We asked Lorraine:

    How long have you been endorsed to deliver the Level 4 Award in Mental Health? 

    “WRIGHT Foundation

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  2. Beth Tweddle's mission to inspire 30,000 children in 2019

    Beth Tweddle MBE is Britain’s most successful female gymnast, and she is on a mission this year to create opportunities for every child to get involved in gymnastics.

    Since founding her gymnastics programme with fellow Olympian Steve Parry back in 2010 – which started with 20 children in a school hall in Speke, Liverpool – Beth has been relentless in her efforts to inspire a new generation of gymnasts.

    Fast forward to 2019 and Beth Tweddle Gymnastics, which is partnered with British Gymnastics, consists of Beth Tweddle Gym Stars and Beth Tweddle Academy programmes, teaching classes to over 3,300 children (from two years upwards) weekly across Merseyside, Cheshire and Greater Manchester.

    Beth and her team are also taking gymnastics into primary schools through Beth Tweddle

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  3. REPs backing Clean Sport Week

    The Register of Exercise Professionals is supporting UK Anti-Doping’s third Clean Sport Week, which launched on Monday.

    This year’s campaign, which will again have the support of a range of National Governing Bodies (NGBs), sports organisations and UK sports stars, will celebrate clean athletes and their success, and promote the work of the anti-doping community in the fight for clean sport.

    The campaign will also have a strong focus on Image and Performance Enhancing Drugs (IPEDs), and particularly the attitudes towards, and motivations for use of, IPEDs in the gym environment. New research is set to be revealed during the week to encourage a wider public debate on the issue.

    A number of events will take place between 20-26 May to help raise awareness of clean sport and anti-doping programmes led by UKAD, NGBs and sporting b

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