Tag: Isle of Man Sporting Excellence Programme

Sporting Excellence Programme signs off with Sport Relief fun

Sporting Excellence Programme signs off with Sport Relief fun

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

A two-year programme to inspire and prepare a new generation of sporting champions concluded on Sunday with a celebration, as well as some Sport Relief fun! Olympic legend Dame Kelly Holmes led the final Talent Day of the Isle of Man Sporting Excellence Programme at the National Sports Centre, where more than 60 local performers […]

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Olympic legend returns for Sporting Excellence Programme Talent Day

Olympic legend returns for Sporting Excellence Programme Talent Day

| March 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Olympic legend Dame Kelly Holmes will return for the final session of the Isle of Man Sporting Excellence Programme’s second year on March 23. Double Olympic champion Dame Kelly will lead a team of experts during the latest Talent Day at the National Sports Centre in Douglas, which almost 100 local sports performers and coaches […]

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Experts advise Isle of Man sports people on coping with injury

Experts advise Isle of Man sports people on coping with injury

| January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Leading local sports performers and coaches were given expert insight into coping with injury during the latest Talent Day of the Isle of Man Sporting Excellence Programme. The Programme, delivered by Kelly Holmes Education, is now in its second year and continues to inspire and prepare a new generation of sporting champions. Sporting performers and […]

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Isle of Man Sporting Excellence Programme prepares sporting talent for international competition

Isle of Man Sporting Excellence Programme prepares sporting talent for international competition

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The importance of learning how to fully prepare for a Major Championship was the key theme for the Talent Day as the Isle of Man Sporting Excellence Programme began its second year on Sunday. More than 90 local sports performers and coaches received advice on Sports Nutrition, Anti-Doping and Media Training during the event at […]

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Isle of Man Sporting Excellence Programme returns for second year

Isle of Man Sporting Excellence Programme returns for second year

| September 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Anti-Doping, Media Training and Sports Nutrition are among the subjects to be addressed by top sporting performers and coaches as the Isle of Man Sporting Excellence Programme begins its second year. More than 90 local sports performers and coaches have been selected to attend a day of workshops and presentations at the National Sports Centre […]

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Isle of Man Sporting Excellence Programme extended to 2014 in preparation for Commonwealth Games

Isle of Man Sporting Excellence Programme extended to 2014 in preparation for Commonwealth Games

| June 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Isle of Man Sporting Excellence Programme has been extended for a further 12 months to assist Island sporting performers and coaches as they continue preparations for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. The announcement was made by Dame Kelly Holmes during the final event of the programme’s first year on Saturday, June 15. Dame […]

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Celebration event with Dame Kelly Holmes for Isle of Man Sporting Excellence programme

Celebration event with Dame Kelly Holmes for Isle of Man Sporting Excellence programme

| June 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Olympic legend Dame Kelly Holmes will return to the Island on Saturday 15 June for the final instalment of year one of the unique sports education programme launched for athletes and coaches targeting the upcoming Island Games and 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. The Double Olympic Gold Medallist will be part of the Kelly Holmes […]

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Louise Corkill delighted to earn first England Cap

| May 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

The long awaited news came after months of England trials and assessments for Leeds University student Louise Corkill, who has been named in the England Under 21 squad to face Germany from 16th – 20th May at Lilleshall National Sports Centre. Louise is in her final year at University, and only heard news of her […]

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Keith Gerrard looks ahead to Glasgow 2014

Keith Gerrard looks ahead to Glasgow 2014

| March 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Double English National Cross Country Champion Keith Gerrard admits he is very excited by the prospect of representing the Isle of Man at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, and perhaps putting athletics on the map for the Island, after so much success for the cyclists. Sunday 10 March marks 500 days until the start of the […]

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Sporting Excellence programme prepares athletes for year ahead

Sporting Excellence programme prepares athletes for year ahead

| March 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

After a highly successful launch last year, the first education day for the Isle of Man Sporting Excellence programme in 2013 took place on Saturday 2 March at the National Sports Centre with special guests from the world of cycling and athletics. Former GB cyclist Bryan Steel and Tony Lester, one of the UK’s leading […]

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