Mouthguards and helmets can help ward off other serious head and facial injuries, but there is no good evidence that they can help prevent concussion, and paradoxically, they may even encourage players to take greater risks. Advertisements
For people with disabilities, be it mental or physical, winter sports mayprovide major enrichment to their daily lives, be it as a leisure activity or in competition.
The International Festival of Athletics Coaching line up includes coaches to 3 Olympic gold medalists from London 2012 as well as 2 Paralympic gold medal winners
Sports clubs, swimming pools and leisure centres across the country are reporting a signoficant increase in people asking for advice on how to get involved in organised sport.
Events at the Global Coaches House are now in full swing, with many of the world’s leading coaches passing on their knowledge in a series of free seminars and presentations.
The success of British riders in the Tour de France and Olympic Games has already inspired increasing numbers of their compatriots to get on their bikes.
Certain high profile Olympic badminton players with time on their hands following their disqualification for failing to hit the shuttlecock over the net, might do worse than read Badminton Steps to Success
HK author Julian Goater is to sign copies of his book the Art of Running Faster at the exclusive Achiles Club’s Olympic Gathering