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Young leaders take part in Get Set workshop with award winning coach
Malcolm Arnold Academy are running a Get Set All Stars project in a number of local primary schools. During the project, a select number of our year 9 leadership students will be delivering sport sessions in the schools. 

JULY 2013

Gordon challenges paddlers involved in Canoe Slalom Talent ID Academy
As ever the past few months has been really busy for all members of the Nottingham Talent ID Academy.
There has been a lot of racing all over the county with some excellent progress from all members.
 Gordon Fearn  (supported through Nottinghamshire County Council) continues to push Academy members in increasingly bizarre, interesting and inventive multi-sport games that are always received as a welcome challenge from the paddlers!

April 2013

Know the Game at Blessed Robert R C Primary School

The first Multi-skillls session delivered by KTG took place this week in Clifton. 

Foundation year and years 1 and 2 were joined by teachers and dinner ladies for an active session. 

The children had fun enjoying the activities, while the adults were soaking up ideas on how to use space and equipment, both indoors and outside. The sessions are due to run for 6 weeks initially, and all involved, including Gordon, are already looking forward to next week.

19 April 2103

Coaches will help to make kids fit.

KTG is involved in the delivery of a new initiative in Nottingham primary schools to promote healthy lifestyles.

Nottingham City Council has received £9,000 funding from The Youth Sport Trust and Gordon has selected as one of the seven coaches  to deliver the project, initially in the Bilborough area.

Full story in the Nottingham Evening Post

8 April 2013

Six year old wins tournament

From ETTA EM website

Connor Green is only six years old and has been playing table tennis for just over a year, yet he has become the youngest person to win the annual Nottingham District Table Tennis Tournament. Connor’s mother, Joanne Green, said she was proud of her champion.
Connor is a member of West Bridgford Table Tennis Club in Nottingham where he receives coaching from Gordon Fearn, ETTA East Midlands Coach of the Year 2013. His Mum and Dad are volunteers at the club and also play in the Nottingham and District Table Tennis League.

8 April 2013

March 2013

University Table Tennis Champions in Europe
Emma Vickers, coached by Gordon, is part of the team competing in the European University Sport Association’s (EUSA) University Championships in Turkey in June.
Full story:
26 March 2013

KTG now featured on the Pacesetter website
Pacesettter's primary aim is for everybody to have the opportunity to take part in sport and healthy living - we work really hard to make this possible! We can help dictate the tone and lead the way by offering an inclusive approach to sport, fitness and health.
 8 March 2013

Gordon makes the Hall of Fame
Gordon Fearn has been inducted into the Nottinghamshire coaching Hall of Fame. Visit the Sport Nottinghamshire website to see the entry.
You can also read Gordon's coaching profile which is featured in the hall of fame.

Gordon featured in scuk article
Gordon is featured in The Coach's Book from sportscoach UK -see full story in PDF extraction from The Coach's Book  below.....

Winner of the East Midlands Coach of the Year
As part of a National initiative, each region was asked to run a ‘Coach’ and ‘Young Coach’ of the yearaward for 2012. Thank you to all those who made nominations. The East Midlands Region are pleased to announce the winners of the Coach fo the Year is Gordon Fearn.