Author: Martha Lourey-Bird

Just when the momentum building around female sport looked to be at risk due to Covid-19, Australia gets not one but, TWO pieces of good news! Firstly, the news that Sydney is hosting the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in 2022 and then, it’s announced...

Interested in pursuing a college athletic scholarship for your talented athlete? I’ve put together my five top tips about college athletic recruitment, while still fresh from our son accepting a NCAA Division 1 basketball scholarship....

Interested in pursuing a college athletic scholarship for your talented athlete? I’ve put together my five top tips about college athletic recruitment, while still fresh from our son accepting a NCAA Division 1 basketball scholarship....

Research confirms that the benefits to children playing sport are impressive – and plentiful! From developing communication skills and building an extra social circle, to improved academic performance and increased self-esteem. Sport has particular benefits for young girls yet, by the age of 14years, girls start dropping...

Research confirms that the benefits to children playing sport are impressive – and plentiful! From developing communication skills and building an extra social circle, to improved academic performance and increased self-esteem. Sport has particular benefits for young girls yet, by the age of 14years, girls start dropping...

Just when the momentum building around female sport looked to be at risk due to Covid-19, Australia gets not one but, TWO pieces of good news! Firstly, the news that Sydney is hosting the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in 2022 and then, it’s announced...

Now that Covid-19 restrictions are beginning to ease and we start to resume a more typical day, what areas of your life do you want to go back to and what areas do you want to change? We have learnt how important health is, so...

Due to covid-19, the amount of people at home is increasing, so it’s important to remember how beneficial exercise is in elevating your mood, lowering anxiety and improving your overall health. You can still exercise while confined to your home and, while you may feel very...

‘Mindfulness’ is one of those health and wellbeing buzzwords that seems to be everywhere you look right now. It hit my radar about five years ago, and ever since, I’ve been doing what I can to include it in my – and my family’s –...

I ask this because it’s something I’m incredibly passionate about encouraging, and for a very good reason: the benefits of playing sport for our girls are impressive – and plentiful! From developing communication skills and building an ‘extra’ social circle, to improved academic performance and...