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Join experts and athletes in the field of sport for a series of free webinars

We hope those of you that managed to tune into Part 1 of Jess Thom's webinar last night found it useful. Part 2 will be on Wednesday 24th June, at 6pm, and she will be looking more in depth at practical strategies to help support young athletes/students.

Webinar 3, Wednesday 24th June, 6pm - Supporting the young athlete Part 2 (Jess Thom)

The second workshop will focus on how we can best support adolescents from a parental perspective. We will look at some practical strategies that can be used to maximise adolescent potential and development.

Jess Thom BSc MSc CPsychol is an HCPC registered chartered sport and performance psychologist and the founder of mind for performance. Jess has worked with athletes from as young as eight-years-old to adult professionals, competing internationally in an array of different elite sports.

As well as supporting individual athletes, Jess has worked with professional teams including Wasps Rugby, Southampton and Bristol City Football Club, Welsh lacrosse and the British Olympic Bobsleigh team. Jess also worked alongside noted Psychologist Dr Steve Peters at Chimp Management the author of the Chimp Paradox.

She currently works at the Sport Scotland Institute of Sport with the majority of her time being split between the British Olympic Shooting and the GB National Tennis Academy in Stirling. Alongside her work in sport, Jess runs her own consultancy (Mind for Performance) and delivers corporate workshops, executive coaching and one-to-one sessions with individuals who wish to improve their performance and quality of life.

We really look forward to seeing you at the webinar and if you wish to submit any questions before the event, please submit to:

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Webinar 4, Wednesday 1st July, 6pm - Fuelling Performance (Dr. Andreas Kasper)

Dr. Andreas Kasper is one of the leading nutrition practitioners in the country, working with multiple teams and athletes to ensure their optimally prepared to succeed in their chosen field. He is currently working with Chelsea FC, Fulham FC, England Rugby Union and England Rugby League. The webinar will be designed to help you understand the needs of the developing athlete and provide you with nutritional guidelines to help you support your child’s growth and maturation. He will also be able to answer any questions you may have around supplements and any other nutritional strategies.

Please do join us!

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RGSHW and Areté Performance are delighted to be able to host a series of webinars, touching on a range of topics for all young athletes and supporting parents.

Webinar 1, Wednesday 10th June, 6pm - My Journey (Billy Vunipola)
Webinar 2, Thursday 18th June, 6pm  - Supporting the young athlete Part 1 (Jess Thom)
Webinar 3, Wednesday 24th June, 6pm - Supporting the young athlete Part 2 (Jess Thom)
Webinar 4, Wednesday 1st July, 6pm - Fuelling Performance (Dr. Andreas Kasper)

If you have any questions regarding previous webinars, please contact: