“Training to Win” Research Handbook Available

IO2 25.11In the Erasmus+ Sport project "Training to Win" there is an opportunity to get acquainted with the second result of the intellectual work - the "Training to Win" Research Handbook. The aim of the study was to analyze the psycho-social profile of BMX athletes in order to improve and strengthen the environment of the BMX sport. The study analyzed the influence of psychological skills, coaches' management style, presence of family and other factors on sports performance. Based on the results of the research, very soon a full-fledged free training course will be available to all those involved in the sport of BMX.

Training to Win Researhe Handbook is available here

Project partners: CLUB BMX School - Zaragoza (Spain), Universidad San Jorge (Spain), Latvijas Sporta izglītības iestāžu Direktoru padome (Latvia), UVP - Federação Portuguesa de Ciclismo (Portugal), CEIPES (Italy), SZC - Slovensky Zvaz Cyklistiky Cyklistiky (Slovaky), Malta Street Sports Association (Malta).

Information about the project is available here: https://trainingtowin.eu/. The project is co-funded by the European Union.

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A report on the need for BMX training is available in the "Training to Win" project

BMX IO1 ML ENG 21.11In the Erasmus+ project Training to Win, in which LSIIDP is one of the partners, work is moving forward rapidly, and we offer you to familiarize yourself with the first intellectual output - a report on the need for BMX training, developed on the basis of research and analysis of the situation in Europe, which serves as basis for solving the identified challenges in the project. The report is available in 6 languages here: https://trainingtowin.eu/results/io1/.
Project partners: CLUB BMX School - Zaragoza (Spain), Universidad San Jorge (Spain), Latvijas Sporta izglītības iestāžu Direktoru padome (Latvia), UVP - Federação Portuguesa de Ciclismo (Portugal), CEIPES (Italy), SZC - Slovensky Zvaz Cyklistiky Cyklistiky (Slovaky), Malta Street Sports Association (Malta).

Information about the project is available here: https://trainingtowin.eu/. The project is co-funded by the European Union.

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Participants of the "Training to Win" project meet in Palermo

BMX TM3 11 12.2022. MLOn October 11-12, the 3rd transnational meeting was held in the "Training to Win" project of the Erasmus + Sports program in Palermo, the capital of the Sicilian region. The project coordinator and partners have done serious work and are approaching the project result, creating a training course for BMX trainers, which will be an open educational resource, therefore available to all involved in this sport in Europe, including Latvia.

The project partners were hospitably received by the organization "CEIPES" (Italy). The participants were addressed by its president Musa Kirkars, project manager Sara Viviro introduced the organization's areas of activity and responsible employees.

After seeing and getting to know the CEIPES organization, the partners got to work. S.Viviro demonstrated the Moodle platform where the BMX coach training course will be launched, while the participants suggested how to improve and supplement it. Also, each participant gave an overview of what he had done in the development and translation of his course content. By the end of October, the training course in English will be uploaded to the platform. Translations into the languages ​​of the partner countries are still being worked on.

On October 27, each member state organizes the event " -“I International Conference on Professionalization in Minority Sports”" in order to share the intellectual result of the project - the developed training course - with a wide audience.

The BMX coach training course includes both theoretical content and practical lessons/training work, reflected in video and photo materials. Like the rest of the project participants, the Latvian team - the "driving force" Sandija Zaļupe, Renārs Auga, the BMX coach of the Children's and Youth Sports School in Smiltene, and Olafs Lakučs, the BMX coach of the Valmiera Children's Sports School, have never sat idly by. As a result of teamwork, such course topics as "BMX competition", "BMX season planning", "Improving starting technique" as well as a section on training methodology have been developed.

The aim of the project is to promote education in sports, paying special attention to the development of skills necessary in the sport of BMX and the training of coaches in order to improve the sports career and the safety of young athletes.

Project partners: CLUB BMX School - Zaragoza (Spain), Universidad San Jorge (Spain), Latvijas Sporta izglītības iestāžu Direktoru padome (Latvia), UVP - Federação Portuguesa de Ciclismo (Portugal), CEIPES (Italy), SZC - Slovensky Zvaz Cyklistiky Cyklistiky (Slovaky), Malta Street Sports Association (Malta).

PHOTO of the 3rd transactional meeting of the "Training to Win" project

The project "BMX-Training to Win" is co-funded by the European Union.

Project homepage: https://trainingtowin.eu/

   

 

Youth Sports Coaches Meet at an International Conference on Minority sports

IMG 3041On October 27, the 1st International Conference on professional training in less minority sports took place in Valmiera, gathering more than 100 youth sports coaches. The conference was held within the framework of the Erasmus+ Sport program project "Training to Win" and took place in all 6 member states of the project - Spain, Latvia, Italy, Portugal, Slovakia and Malta.

The participants of the conference were addressed by the representatives of the "Training to Win" Latvian project team - leader Sandija Zaļupe and the BMX coach, rider and project ambassador of the Children and Youth Sports School of Smiltene Renārs Auga, colleagues were also supported by the BMX coach of the Valmiera Sports School Olafs Lakučs.

A short introduction was followed by an online lecture by Spain's Diego Grassa on mountain biking “Fox Racing Shox”. Later the speaker's baton was taken over by sports doctor Jānis Kaupe of “Olympic Unit of Latvia”. The doctor has worked with representatives of various sports, including BMX riders and bobsledders, which could be called minority, but no less important sports. At the conference, J. Kaupe spoke on the topic about the testing of physical characteristics, the physiological basis and applicability in daily training. After the lecture the participants of the conference asked the doctor many individual questions, which confirmed that the lecture was valuable and relevant.

PHOTO of the event

Project partners: CLUB BMX School - Zaragoza (Spain), Universidad San Jorge (Spain), Latvijas Sporta izglītības iestāžu Direktoru padome (Latvia), UVP - Federação Portuguesa de Ciclismo (Portugal), CEIPES (Italy), SZC - Slovensky Zvaz Cyklistiky Cyklistiky (Slovaky), Malta Street Sports Association (Malta).

Information about the project is available in English on the website of the project "BMX - Training to Win" https://trainingtowin.eu/

The project is co-funded by the European Union.

   

The development of the training course for BMX coaches is nearing completion

IMG 1944Autumn activity continues in the Erasmus+ Sport project "Training to Win". Figuratively speaking, the autumn harvest in the form of a BMX trainer training course will be ripe soon, because by the end of September, the course created jointly by all project partners will be uploaded in the e-learning platform in English. The Latvian side, among them Sandija Zaļupe, the project manager of the team of Latvia team, and BMX professionals - Renārs Auga, coach of Smiltene Children and Youth Sports School, and Olafs Lakučs, coach of Valmiera Sports School, developed such topics as "BMX competition", "BMX season planning", " Improving the starting technique", as well as a section on training methodology.

The training program as an open education resource will be available to all those involved in this sport in Latvia and throughout Europe. It will serve as a manual for BMX coaches and will include several sections. The topics of the first section are devoted to theoretical general competences in sports, including psychology, pedagogical methods, etc. The second part includes specific content about physical fitness, rules of the sport, technique, tactics, and psychological aspects necessary for the sport of BMX. The third section is devoted to practice, in which all acquired theoretical knowledge is applied in practical training.

On October 11-12, the partners of the "Training to Win" project will meet in Palermo, the capital of the Sicilian region.

Project partners: CLUB BMX School - Zaragoza (Spain), Universidad San Jorge (Spain), Latvijas Sporta izglītības iestāžu Direktoru padome (Latvia), UVP - Federação Portuguesa de Ciclismo (Portugal), CEIPES (Italy), SZC - Slovensky Zvaz Cyklistiky Cyklistiky (Slovaky), Malta Street Sports Association (Malta).

The project "BMX-Training to Win" is co-funded by the European Union.

Project homepage: https://trainingtowin.eu/