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giving up competitive sport

I don’t feel that I missed out on my childhood mines was just a bit tougher, more intensive and far more structured. I didn’t go to my friends every day to play video games or hang around the local shop until all hours of the morning. 331 more words

Transgendered Competitors in BJJ

The internet forums have been full of discussion recently regarding transgendered females and BJJ competition. As someone who could potentially compete (and has) competed in the same category as a transgendered female, I’ve listened to the debates with interest.   3,047 more words


The return of competitive sports’ days? - Headmaster's Blog - 21st June 2017

The return of competitive sports’ days?

I expect many of us will remember our own sports’ days from when we were at school? At my small Scottish prep school we began the afternoon with a whole series of choreographed physical training routines (PT) set to music. 568 more words

Ballard School

Sexism at the Olympics: A History

If you’ve been on the internet recently, you won’t have missed the (unsurprising) news that sexism has been rife at the Rio Olympics. From the language used to describe women athletes, to debates about their clothes, the media has been a big culprit of sexist coverage. 1,028 more words