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Coaching

UK Accreditation Award

In September 2017, the Kids Coaching department became ukactive members, meaning we are are able to continue providing the very best in getting kids active in their lessons and clubs.  The ukactive Kids Activity Provider has the motto ‘More Children, More Active, More Often’ which reflects how the coaching department at motive8 operates and aims to maintain its […]

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Coaching | company News

New School Announcement

The motive8 coaching department is proud to announce that this term they have started working with a new school to offer full PE to the students of Bedfont Primary School in Feltham. motive8 started working with the school back in 2015 delivering football clubs alongside occasional cover for the PE lessons. As a consequence of […]

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Coaching

Role of Coaches in Sport

Understandably a huge amount of credit must go to the athlete in question; those who compete, world record holders and gold medal winners alike, however it is often the team behind the athlete that gets overshadowed. Coaches and their teams are the driving force behind success, the ones who plan, guide and motivate individuals and […]

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Coaching | Nutrition

World School Milk Day – Healthy Milk Based Dessert

World School Milk Day is celebrated on the last Wednesday in September. What is world milk day? World milk day is organised by the Food and Agriculture organisation, whom are now celebrating its 17th annual event. The first world milk day was in 2000 and has been honoured by over 30 different countries ever since. […]

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Why active children’s parties are a great idea

Every year parents face the same problem… Children’s parties and what to do for them. As the kids get older it can be difficult to think of ideas of what to do for their parties; they’ve grown out of playing in the garden, they’ve got more friends than before and they’re just ‘too cool’ for […]

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Coaching | wellbeing

Why breakfast clubs are the ideal start to your child’s day

When rushing around in the morning, trying to get yourself and your kids ready can be struggle and sometimes breakfast gets put on a back burner. That’s why breakfast clubs were started to allow families with schedules that don’t fit with school timetables the chance to stay healthy and start their day right. Before school […]

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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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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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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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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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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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