Top tips for finding the right sports coach

It’s hard to find the right sports coach. You hear the stories in the press about the terrible things that have happened to children in the past or you’ve booked classes and they haven’t turned up or perhaps each week a different coach comes along – they don’t know the children, what they are like and how to get the [...]

2021-03-18T16:54:01+00:0018 March 2021|News|

Top 5 Reasons to Become a Franchisee

Are you are looking for a better life, where you can work fewer hours for more money? Or the freedom and flexibility to work around your family so you can be there for them more? Maybe Covid has changed your perspective on work, you enjoy working from home or you have sadly lost your job and are looking for a [...]

2021-02-25T17:10:52+00:0025 February 2021|News|

How to help children’s mental health with physical activity

This week is children’s mental health week which aims to highlight the importance of mental health among children and young people. The theme of this year (2023) is 'Let's Connect' to encourage people to connect with others in healthy, rewarding, and meaningful ways. Following the pandemic when children were unable to attend school, clubs or see friends to play with, [...]

2023-02-03T14:56:55+00:002 February 2021|News|

The Future of the Children’s Activities Sector – Multi-Sports

Sport is amazing. There is nothing else quite like it as brings whole nations together, lifts people up in times of crisis and improves physical and mental wellbeing. The recent Covid-19 pandemic has only highlighted the importance of being active as the country only left their houses for daily exercise – this was the highlight of the day. It also [...]

2020-09-16T12:56:25+00:0016 September 2020|News|

Do you know what is as important as reading and writing but many children are missing out on?

You may have heard me mention Fundamental Movement Skills several times before, but do you know what they are and why they are so important that EVERY game and activity in our sessions are based on these skills? We want our children to be happy, healthy and confident, now and in their future but unless they are active this may [...]

2020-05-16T13:25:37+00:0016 May 2020|News|

What have Leapfrog Sports and Brazil got in common?!?

Did you guess? We both wear a yellow kit of course! But why is wearing a team kit so important and something we want to encourage when you come to our classes? There are the more obvious reasons – Identity, the most fundamental feature so you can distinguish between competing teams and players during a game. Unity – to feel part [...]

2020-04-11T14:00:52+00:0011 April 2020|News|

What I realised from one sentence in a message…

Recently, I received a message via Facebook and one sentence jumped out to me: I can’t see much information on your page. This got me thinking and so I had a look at my facebook page and I think we could do much better. There are posts about sport, things happening in classes, awards we have been nominated for or won, funny pictures [...]

2020-03-06T14:05:23+00:006 March 2020|News|

A BIG change!

If you read January’s newsletter (and if not, why not?!? – see below why you should be subscribed and how to sign up) You will know that I’d been thinking for a while about how well the free trials that we offer work. Since we began we have offered a free trial for everyone, so they can come along, see [...]

2019-02-13T10:17:16+00:0013 February 2019|News|

Did you know how important you are?…

This week is Parents in Sport week which is a week to focus on the role of a parent in helping their children reach their potential in sport. (When I talk about parents, I am referring to any parent, guardian, aunt, uncle, grandad, nana etc who brings a child to one of our sessions!) From our perspective, it is a chance to [...]

2018-10-03T10:26:38+00:003 October 2018|News|
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