2019 Guest Blogs Review

…ursday night at Team Swag, but I will let him explain all about that. https://www.dsactive.org.uk/news/meet-ben/   Our colleague Vinay is a very keen cook, and he loves his spices! He often tells us about all the dishes he has been cooking so we asked him what were his top 5, and the results made us all hungry! https://www.dsactive.org.uk/news/vinay-shares-his-cooking-tips/     Kate is the editor of the Down2Earth magazine here at the Down’s Syndr…

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…by Google Analytics. To optout of Google Analytics for the web, go to https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/181881?hl=en Cookies The DSA website and mobile applications may use technology called “cookies.” A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your hard disk by a server. Cookies allow the DSA website and mobile applications to respond to you, the data subject, as an individual. The website or mobile application can tailor its opera…

Roy Hodgson leads Down’s Syndrome Eagles Training Session

…mselves, with no worries about anything other than that.” Roy Hodgson https://twitter.com/BBCMOTD/status/1211319787810381824 The DS Eagles were also treated to a visit from Palace Women’s players Freya Holdaway and Ashlee Hincks, who joined in with the training session and played in the match alongside the players. Freya and Ashlee invited the players to be mascots at their game against London City Lionesses on FA Women’s Football Weekend 23rd-24t…

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The DSActive Nutrition App

…nd is planned for launch during the summer this year. To find out more about the App please email dsactive@downs-syndrome.org.uk or call 0333 1212 300….

A review of 2019

…artment of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport which was managed by Citizens Online. Working with app development company The Distance and Monitoring and Evaluation Consulting, the app was designed, built, and available for download within 7 months. You can find out more about the app here and download it for FREE here. National Festivals Our 9th National Football Festival took place in Birmingham, with over 140 players attending on the day. It was…

A day in the life of an athlete – Charlotte Cox

…s key. While I am waiting for my events I like to watch the other athletes compete, we all know each other from many other competitions. Today my first event is the 100m, so I head to the call room carrying my spike and water, once checked in you sit and wait, I put my spikes on while I am waiting do some stretches and on the way out to the track make sure everything is comfortable and make any last minute adjustments to laces etc. We walk out in…

Meet one of the coaches behind the DSActive Summer camps

…ches from the Summer Camps has written us a guest blog about his experience: Q: What’s your coaching background? I am a Level 2 qualified tennis coach. I first started volunteering in tennis coaching at the age of 13, assisting my tennis club’s coaches in the delivery of the ‘mini tennis’ programme. At around 15 I completed my Tennis Leaders Award, going on to do my Level 1 and Level 2 as soon as I was eligible at 16 years old. Since starting univ…