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Coaching | Exercises

Why children should get into sports at a young age

You guessed it, it’s that time! You may be thinking time for what? Well it’s time to talk about sports! I have used the word ‘time’ quite frequently thus far but it holds great importance to what I am about to talk about. Which is why children should get into sports at a young age? […]

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Coaching | wellbeing

Importance of Exercise for Children

We’ve all heard on the news about how everyone needs to do more exercise, how bad living a sedentary lifestyle is for us, and how the UK is steadily becoming the fattest in Europe¹. But what effect does this have on our children? And is exercise really important for our future generation? In a word; […]

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Coaching | Exercises | Training | workouts

Wimbledon Inspired Summer Camp Ideas

Around this time of the year avid sports fans may feel starved of entertainment due to the high amount of sport seasons that finish around the summer time. However, Wimbledon is here every year to keep us entertained for its 2 week duration. When it comes to tennis, this is a sport that can keep […]

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Coaching

Become an Apprentice with the motive8 Coaching Department

What is an Apprenticeship? Apprenticeships are a great way to get into the industry of your choice and motive8 is helping students to facilitate this decision. Gain your qualifications through us and gain a working understanding of the corporate world without being stuck in a classroom. This really is a fantastic path to develop your […]

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Coaching

motive8’s Football Academy Sets the Ball Rolling for Young Talent

Following the huge success of our football holiday programme in October 2016, we introduced the football development programme which we run on a Tuesday evening at Springwest Academy, Feltham. The development programme focuses on key skills such as ball mastery, passing, dribbling, attacking and defensive play and understanding their roles within matches. The development of […]

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Coaching

5 Benefits Of Gymnastics For Kids

Gymnastics is an extremely popular activity for children and this has only been amplified by the success we’ve seen by British gymnasts such as Beth Tweddle, Ellie Downie, Louis Smith, Max Whitlock (and so the list goes on) in recent years at major championships. We also watch on in amazement as these young athletes perform […]

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Coaching

motive8 Street Dance Squad

motive8 Street Dance squads have been busy performing as part of the March 2017 Music and Drama festival which has a bursting programme of exciting and varied music, dance and drama events across the Richmond borough. Last month they performed at the RichDance festival & joined forces with PowerJam, a local music youth group, to […]

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Team Building

motive8 team building events within secondary schools has become a great service, with three large local schools now wanting annual teambuilding events. Our teambuilding service not only allows upcoming year 7 pupils to make new friends but it also lets them gain valuable skills that will help them in day to day life & PE […]

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Coaching

The Story of Two Apprenticeships

motive8 has been taking on apprentices since 2009. Adam Field, who is now a member of the management team, started off as an apprentice 7 years ago and is a shining example of how this scheme has worked for motive8 & its members of staff . Currently the motive8 coaching team has two apprentices – […]

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Coaching | company News

A Day in the Life: Naomi Smith, Coaching Manager

Naomi. joined motive8 as a Cheerleading Coach back in 2011. Since then she has taken on more hours, different sports, new schools and, in 2015, progressed to become Coaching Manager. She is quickly taking the department to new heights. Here is what a Day in her M8:Life can look like. 7:00am Wake up and straight […]

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Coaching

Wraparound Care

Nicky Morgan, the Secretary of State for Education, announced at the Conservative Party conference on 6 October 2015 that parents would be given the ‘right to request’ childcare in the form of breakfast and afterschool clubs or holiday care at their child’s school. motive8 fully supports this decision and agrees that this will improve the […]

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Team Teaching

During Autumn term 2016 motive8 joined forces with St Marys Hampton CE Primary School. The school opened in 2013 with one class of 30 children then another in 2014 and their third in 2015 and motive8 hopes to develop alongside St Marys and expand their provision with the school. We were first contacted through recommendation from St […]

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New Football Development Programme

Since launching at the end of 2016, the motive8 Development Programme has proved a very popular service, with over 20 children attending every Tuesday evening at Spring West Academy; the  service was set up following the huge success of the October half term football training programme which saw on average 28 children in attendance every […]

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New Term New Look

We are proud to present the new look coaching team! Over the past year hard work has been put into upgrading and improving the coaching department’s uniform to come in line with the rest of the company as well as provide coaches with a fresh new look. It was something that had been in the […]

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A New Manager for the motive8 Coaching Team

A few weeks back I was given the news that I would be taking over the coaching department and this got me thinking; what is it that I stand for, what drives me to do what I do? I came up with the following: “Sport and physical education is fundamental to the early development of […]

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