Category Archives: sports coaching abroad

Sports coaching in South Africa – Millie’s blog entry

Sat at home in England reflecting on my time in South Africa, I’m glad I’ve waited to write my blog entry, as I feel it is only now I can fully grasp how lucky I have been the past seven … Continue reading

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TRAVELLING – 9 BIZARRE BUT ESSENTIAL SURVIVAL OBJECTS

I receive the Ready Traveler Newsletter from the site http://www.TravelInsuranceReview.net and this great article made me sit up and take note! 9 Everyday Objects You can re-use for Travel Disaster Survival As stories of last week’s blizzard rolled across our … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEER BLOG: “The Day of the Girl Child” – Swaziland Rugby Coaching/AIDS education

Getting up quite early as today was all the pre planning we needed to get done for the day of the girl child.  Naomi and I went off to visit the 3 schools to confirm that they would be attending. … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEER BLOG IN SWAZILAND: Sometimes you just have to have a big tidy up…

Tuesday, 6 November 2012 23rd day – Tidying in the Boathouse I was woken up today after the large consumption of booze the night before it was difficult to get out of bed to say the least! Today was the … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEER BLOG IN SWAZILAND: Tom Gray meets the Minister for Sport

  Tom is out in Swaziland doing some Rugby Coaching with the charity SKRUM for 6 weeks.  Here he is with Swazi coaches Naomi du Pont and Wilson Dlamani meeting the Minister for Sport! Tom spent his first week in … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEER BLOG IN SWAZILAND: An Overview by Bethany

Week 1 My first week in the Kingdom of Swaziland was a very different experience to the cold and wet West Country that I am used to. After arriving and it was cold, wet and raining – I did feel … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEER BLOG IN SWAZILAND: Bethany’s last week in Swaziland

Here is a photo of Bethany taking over the “company bike” so she can get back and forth from Sondzelas Backpackers situated in the Mlilwane National Park for her last week on her volunteer rugby coaching placement.   For more … Continue reading

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