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Top 5 Apps for Sports Tours

Make sure you are tour ready with our top 5 rated sports tour apps 1. Waterlogged App Making sure you and your students keep hydrated throughout your sports tour is a number one priority in tour prep and whilst you are on tour. Features include alerts when you need to consume more water and shows how many litres you should be and are currently consuming. This app will ensure that children are maintaining hydration levels whilst engaging in physical activity whatever the weather. Find out more... Waterlogged App 2. I.C.E App Being prepared for all kinds of emergencies when at home and abroad is essential. The free app can hold emergency contacts such as parents, doctor and local medical services and list of allergies about all your students and staff to ensure all party members have a safe tour. Find out more... I.C.E App 3. Teamstuff If you’re looking for the easiest way to manage your team both on and off tour then Team Stuff is the app for you. Teamstuff App takes away the stress and paperwork and allows you to record previous scores, goal scorers, man of the match, team tactics and squad members. Managing your team on…
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Follow in the footsteps of a Championship Football Club

A sports tour is the perfect way for teams to bond, develop new skills and play competitive matches against international teams - even professional football clubs do it! The Derby County FC U16’s and U21’s did all this and more when they embarked on a group sports trip to Oliva Nova on the East Coast of Spain in October this year. U21’s player, Jonathan Mitchell, wrote a tour diary on the teams website and said, “…it’s fair to say the place and its facilities immediately impressed us. For me personally, this is the first time that I have been on a tour such as this. We are with each other 24/7, we are all sharing rooms and that can only be good for the team spirit amongst the group.” After arriving at the destination, both sides completed daily training sessions as well as team building activities. The U21’s were also preparing for a fixture against Valencia’s B side, providing a great opportunity to put into practice the new skills learnt on the trip. Unfortunately the U21’s were defeated by Valencia’s B side, however player Mason Bennett believes their side have learnt a lot from the match. “I love being around…
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A Sports Adventure

A Sports Adventure Our team of sports specialists recently returned from an epic journey across Europe to see first-hand the range of sports programs offered by Equity Sport. 10 days, 3 countries and 20 amazing sports venues later and we were one exhausted sports team with a whole wealth of knowledge on our great sport offering. The French leg… As we set off for France I don’t think any of us realised what we were about to take on – this truly was a trip filled with once in a life-time experiences. Our first stop on the French leg was the small town of Lievin, where we would stay at the Stade Lievin, which boasts an impressive indoor athletics dome. We explored three venues in Paris, Racing Metro, CREPS and CDFAS Sports Centre. As we moved further south we visited Stade Toulouse Rugby Club and UCPA Saint Cyprien Sports Resort which is a great venue for both Rugby League and Tennis groups. Our best bit: “Visiting Racing Metro ’92 training ground before then being able to watch them play that evening against Stade Francais in Paris.” Callum, Sport Support Executive On to Spain… From Perpignan it was a relatively short…
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