Case Studies

Case Studies

How can #GreatCoaching support NEET young people?

How can #GreatCoaching support NEET young people?

Studies have shown that time spent NEET can have a detrimental effect on physical and mental health, and increase the likelihood of unemployment, low wages, or low quality of work later on in life. Read some of the statements below to hear what it's like for Children and young people that don't have the best access to these opportunities, but have found a passion in sport and physical activity that has helped them to build the gap between leave education and starting work or accessing training and development. Read More »

Meet Kim, one of our fantastic Strong and Steady Exercise class instructors!

Meet Kim, one of our fantastic Strong and Steady Exercise class instructors!

Kimberley is one of our instructors that delivers strong and steady classes. "I wanted to specialise as an instructor, and after research decided helping people keep there independence in there later life was the best gift you could give somebody", explains Kim. The benefits of being instructor are described by Kim as, feeling "pure joy when seeing results, and watching their faces light up each week as they socialise and progress together. You feel like you have an extended family as the weeks go by, and they gain trust in you and their fellow participants. There are strong friendships built!" Read More »

How #GreatCoaching has Supported Participants in the #MoveMore Program

How #GreatCoaching has Supported Participants in the #MoveMore Program

I was diagnosed with incurable cancer in July of 2019; as part of my treatment I underwent four and a half months of chemotherapy, followed by four weeks of radiotherapy. April of 2020 saw me in a very low state of mind as I waited for tests and results to see if the treatment had been successful, hopefully it would lead to a significant increase in life expectancy. My Clinical Nurse Specialist referred me to counselling, it was the counsellor who told me about the Move More program, this ultimately led me to Active Herefordshire and Worcestershire. Read More »

Happier, Healthier, Fitter, Stronger (2017)

Happier, Healthier, Fitter, Stronger (2017)

Healthier, Happier, Fitter, Stronger (HHFS) was a programme developed and run in partnership with Active Herefordshire and Worcestershire, Worcestershire CRC and Mettabox CrossFit Droitwich. Read More »

Cydney's Skating Success

Cydney's Skating Success

"Skating is an escape for me as I can just lose myself in the music of my program" - Ice Skating helped Cydney to manage her anxiety. Read More »

This Girl Can has helped transform my life!

This Girl Can has helped transform my life!

When visiting Worcester Woods' International Women's Day Parkrun, Bron & Beth heard of a volunteer's inspiring story to physical activity. Read More »

#HEREGIRLSCAN: Carly Jacob - Coach

#HEREGIRLSCAN: Carly Jacob - Coach

As part of #HereGirlsCan 2020 Herefordshire FA are taking the opportunity to highlight and celebrate the contribution women and girls' are making to football in Herefordshire. Read More »

"It is so rewarding!" Alan Gormley, an Inspiring Leader

"It is so rewarding!" Alan Gormley, an Inspiring Leader

Alan Gormley was highlighted as an excellent nomination through the Sports Partnership Herefordshire and Worcestershire's Active Community Heroes scheme. His involvement with walking hockey led to recognition within the 'Inspiring Leader' category. Read More »

Dan's Wheelchair Tennis Story

Dan's Wheelchair Tennis Story

Since joining Pershore Tennis Centre, Dan's confidence has soared. "It's the best thing I have ever done." Read More »

Staying active was my key to recovery, says Di

Staying active was my key to recovery, says Di

I did get tired much more quickly and my muscles were weaker, but I stayed sane thanks to exercise. I believe I recovered more quickly thanks to it. Read More »

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