What can you expect in today's webinar:

Richard will explore the essence of play, the role of play in well-being and happiness, and finding time for play. These are the key themes of the session. Richard will use examples from a range of sources to show the importance of a world with play! And let's be honest, so much more from one of the leading experts in play around the globe.

Richard Cheetham is a Senior Fellow in Sports Coaching at the University of Winchester where he has have worked since 2005. This followed three years spent teaching and coaching in New Zealand. After New Zealand, Richard was awarded an MBE in the New Year's Honours list in recognition for his work in Community Education and Sport.

Richards research focus centres on a more holistic approach to coaching with time spent since 2013 at Saracens RFC within the Academy programme, Fulham Football Club, and more recently with British Triathlon with their skills school initiative. Richard has also developed a strong reputation for creative thinking and innovation within coach education and development. Alongside publications, he has also presented his applied research at the UK Coaching Summit, Project500 female coaching initiative, Nottinghamshire Talented Coaches Programme and the European Sports Development Network.
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