I deal with numerous safeguarding queries from clubs which mostly involve giving general advice. Some require further action such as passing on concerns to the relevant authorities in Jersey, or liaising with national governing bodies in the UK. As I deliver safeguarding and anti-doping training, I need to do...
Monday to Friday I’ll wake up at 4.30am coach from 5.30am to 7:30am and then go back home to look after my two year old son. In the afternoon I work on admin for the club and then return back to coaching at 4pm to 7pm. I also work...
Depends what I'm doing! For delivering motivational training or talks I like to find out about the audienceand the message most suitable to them. I then adapt the slides to tell the same story about me and my life but try and highlight parts that relate to the audience...
I started training martial arts 40 years ago. In 2001 I opened my own club to pursue jiu-jitsu. Jiu-jitsu was not such a well-established martial art back then but now we are part of an international club (Gracie Barra) with more than 700 affiliated schools throughout the world. At Gracie Barra we believe Jiu-jitsu is for everyone so it is our goal to provide an academy that is welcoming for people from all walks of life.
I started lifesaving with JARC when I was 11, and carried it on up to university. Whilst at university, I helped out by writing sessions and popping in when I was over to help out. When I came back in 2015, I was asked to be assistant coach and then a year later stepped up to be head coach.