Tags: Case Studies
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Thanks to the Wyre Forest Shape Up programme, Michelle has lost 3 stone, feels great and her blood pressure has returned to a health range! Read More »
This Satellite Club provides the opportunity for inactive visually impaired young people to engage in regular yoga sessions.
Through a visually impaired yoga programme, Thomas has improved his confidence, balance and mental health.
Venue: Royal National College for the Blind Read More »
"Callum is the definition of the positive impact that being active can make on individuals." Read More »
"I've gained a sense of self belief, pride, confidence, new friends, a way to manage my anxiety & it has helped to bring a sparkle back I didn't even know was missing." Read More »