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LIKEaGIRL – Getting to the core of Activity Sport – the fundamentals for girls’sport.  Two leading thinkers from the … read more

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LIKEaGIRL – Getting to the core of Activity Sport – the fundamentals for girls’sport. 

Two leading thinkers from the sport of ROWING will be speaking at the #LIKEaGIRL conference.

Sarah Winckless – will be setting the scene around ‘what’s wrong with girls’ sport Ryan Demaine – will be advocating the importance of teaching girls  CoreFIRST in all sports BEFORE competitive sport.

Why not join us and find out why girls throw ‘LIKEaGIRL’?

How it impacts their approach to sport how can teachers, parents coaches might bring about change?

Issues ranging from body image to core strength and confidence will be discussed  to evaluate and ameliorate the disconnect, avoidance and drop out from sport which occurs amongst young girls.  Strategies for schools, clubs and parents will be expounded which help engage girls in getting active and overcome fear of judgement

Sarah Winckless is a former British rower. She won a bronze medal at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games, and was twice world champion, in 2005 and 2006. She is Patron of the Scottish Huntington’s Association was Chair of the British Olympic Athlete’s Association from 2010 to 2014, and was Chef de Mission for the Youth Olympic Games 2014.  Sarah speaks regularly on motivation through sport and advises on leadership in business. In 2015 she was awarded an MBE for services to Sport and Young People. 

Ryan Demaine is Director of Sport at Headington School, Oxford and is committed to a broad understanding of Muscular-Skeletal control and Health-Related Fitness as part of a girl’s engagement in sport and lifelong wellbeing. He has applied this to a range of sports at Headington with extensive success at both engagement and international levels.

*WSNet/SMN reserve the right to changes speakers and/or decline trade show applicants without reason.

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About Rebecca Caroe
Rebecca is the host of RowingChat podcast and is a masters athlete and coach. Passionate about helping others enjoy the sport as much as she does. View all posts from Rebecca Caroe
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