Nutrition and sport and exercise

Opportunities for sport coaching students at new Cricket Academy

Hailsham Community College has opened a new Cricket Academy which will provide opportunites for talented young cricketers. The new academy has also given University of Brighton Sport Coaching BSc(Hons) students, Jamie Mann and Jack Hyde, a coaching opportunity with specialist input from SkillzCricket Academy at their indoor school.

Shadow Minister For Sport visit

Report by Sport Journalism student, Jack Haynes On Thursday November 7 Clive Efford, Shadow Minister for Sport and Tourism and MP for Eltham, visited the School of Sport and Service Management on a wide-ranging fact-finding mission, meeting with staff and students.


Football 4 Peace May Challenge Camp

Boys and girls from Eastbourne and Hastings came together during the school half term holidays in May to take part in the Football 4 Peace Challenge Camp at The School of Sport and Service Management in Eastbourne. As part of the University of Brighton’s widening participation scheme, they participated in a range of physical activities designed to…

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Outdoor and Adventurous Activities in Bude

University of Brighton physical education, sports coaching and sport science students spent a week in May at Outdoor Adventure in Bude as part of their undergraduate courses. The trip focused on performance in a range of outdoor and adventurous activities (OAA) with an emphasis on using a variety of complex outdoor activity skills and techniques such as canoeing, kayaking,…

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BSc Sport Coaching Project Zone

The baby boom of the 1960s and increased longevity are partly responsible for the age structure of the population alive today.   Government statistics suggest 10 million people in the UK are over 65 years old, with a projection of 19 million by 2050. On Wednesday 14 May 2014, the University of Brighton’s School of Sport…

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Easter Challenge Camp

Children from primary schools in Brighton and Eastbourne took part in the University of Brighton’s Easter Challenge Camp in from 14-17 April at the School of Sport and Service Management in Eastbourne. Encompassing the Football 4 Peace International (F4P) principle the University of Brighton’s Compact Widening participation scheme has developed an exciting opportunity for boys and girls…

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The Gambia Football 4 Peace Experience

Student James Connelly on his life-changing experience in The Gambia: “Football 4 Peace was something that I had always dismissed in my first two years at the University of Brighton as a programme for footballers that wanted to go to a foreign country and coach football. However when mid-way through year two in my Sports Coaching…

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Newly appointed lecturer Flo Pietzsch from the Lawn Tennis Association

Flo Pietzsch has been recently appointed as Senior Lecturer in sport coaching and sport science at the University of Brighton. Flo moved to lecturing from his previous job at the Lawn Tennis Association as the strength and conditioning coach for the elite tennis players including Heather Watson and Laura Robson. Flo said “Having studied here as…

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The Value of Sport conference

7 February 2014 Hosted by the School of Sport and Service Management at the Falmer campus, University of Brighton 100 pupils from local schools and colleges recently spent the day at the University of Brighton to find out about the value of sport. They included City College Brighton and Hove, Ifield Community College, Shoreham Academy, Steyning…

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Study abroad opportunities

Sport Coaching students can take advantage of the Erasmus study exchange programme and learn in a European country. Studying abroad can help improve your employment prospects as well as helping you improve your foreign language skills and increasing your self-confidence. You’ll also make new friends and contacts. Student Sophie Matthews said of her exchange trip: “The study visit…

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