• Kelly Cooper - iKidz Training and Consultancy

    Industry Expert Kelly Cooper joins the iKidz Team…

    iKidz is excited and proud to announce that industry expert Kelly Cooper has joined the Team…

    Kelly joined the team following roles as Product Manager for Kingswood Camps and Development and Marketing Director for Camp Beaumont. Previously Kelly was the Family Development Manager for David Lloyd Leisure.

    A breadth of experience across the sports and activities sector gained over almost 15-years,…

    May 15 2018
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    iKidz’ Chris Sharman voted onto ukactive Kids Council…

    iKidz Training and Consultancy Founder Chris Sharman has been voted onto the ukactive Kids Council after a recent reform to the governance of ukactive Kids as it continues to evolve and grow.

    The ukactive Kids Board will be renamed the ukactive Kids Council, with 11 new members nominated from a broad spectrum of backgrounds.

    Top educationalist Adrian Packer, CEO of CORE…

    March 1 2018
  • TetraBrazil coaches trained and ready for American Adventure

    This weekend saw 50 Brazilian Coaches put through their paces at Juiz da Fora in Brazil ready for delivering the TetraBrazil training programme in camps across America this summer.

    Part of the 3-day training course was delivered by iKidz’ Chris Sharman who has been developing a new junior syllabus for the company over the past 4-months. The programme will…

    April 2 2015
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    Are computer games responsible for the return of rickets?

    Rickets is a crippling bone disease caused by a severe vitamin D deficiency in children; either they’re not getting enough sunlight (a powerful and natural source of it) or their diet is poor – although it’s more likely to be a combination of both!

    A recent study on more than 200 children in Southampton has shown that one in five…

    April 3 2015
  • Esporta launch exclusive Step Up Dance Classes

    January 2011 saw the launch of an exclusive partnership between Esporta Health Clubs and Universal Studio’s Step Up franchise.

    ‘Step Up The Dance Out’ is the first fitness DVD from the internationally acclaimed Step Up franchise and follows the success of the three Step Up movie releases which to-date have sold over two-million DVDs to an army of street dance…

    April 3 2015
  • Work starts on development of LazyTown Sports Club

    iKidz’ Chris Sharman flies out to Iceland this week to start work with FitPro and LazyTown creator Magnus Scheving on the development of ‘The LazyTown Sports Club’.

    The programme is being written for 3-6 year olds and will feature dance routines, sports games, creative storytelling and fun activities all aimed at getting children moving.

    Being showcased at Leisure Industry Week in…

    April 3 2015