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  • Dutch Handball Federation takes new course thanks to SOS-programme | 02-07-2020

    Slagvaardig Organiseren van Sport is the name of a project that should help smaller and medium-sized sports federations become more responsive and better equipped to anticipate changes in society. How did the sports federations experience the scheme? Today you can read about the change process of Dutch Handball Federation.

  • Air badminton eager to follow in the footsteps of beach volleyball and 3x3 basketball | 30-06-2020

    Slagvaardig Organiseren van Sport is the name of a project that should help smaller and medium-sized sports federations become more responsive and better equipped to anticipate changes in society. How did the sports federations experience the scheme? Part 3 of a series: The change process of Badminton Nederland.

  • Royal Netherlands Cricket Board more responsive thanks to agenda for development | 12-06-2020

    S.O.S. is the name of a project that should help smaller and medium-sized sports federations become more responsive and better equipped to anticipate changes in society. How did the sports federations experience the project? Part 2 of a series: The change process of the KNCB (Royal Netherlands Cricket Board).

  • Omar Schlingemann always wants to help people reach their full potential | 19-05-2020

    Omar Schlingemann’s career? A rollercoaster ride: from hockey coach of a ladies’ 2nd team (Hurley), export manager of a sushi manufacturer, head coach of Uhlenhorst (German record hockey champion), to the CEO of Fusion5 Performance (which provides support to FC Barcelona and Liverpool football players, among other things) and the coming season coach of the Dutch hockey club Klein Zwitserland.

  • An overall plan for sports | 19-05-2020

    Due to the coronavirus crisis all amateur and professional clubs run into difficulties. An overall plan for sports throughout Europe could solve all problems of both amateur and professional sports in one go.

  • Coronavirus crisis increases inequality in the sports world | 23-04-2020

    "It would be too easy to say: corona does not discriminate”, says sports sociologist Ramón Spaaij. "It actually increases inequality in many sections of society and also in sports." From Australia, he talks via Skype with Sport Knowhow XL about the impact of the coronavirus crisis on the sports world.

  • From offline to online sports classes: Eversports helps with transition | 09-04-2020

    The lockdown has reduced the options for outdoor sports. The demand for online sports classes, on the other hand, is growing exponentially. A good reason for software developer Eversports to modify their services to help companies offer online sports classes. "Start with just a few classes, no need to go all out right away."

  • Forward Football: laptop trainers on amateur fields | 01-04-2020

    "We try to make football better based on scientific insights and performance data", says Beer Flik of Forward Football. Together with VU University and Sparta, FC Utrecht and a number of amateur clubs, the company works on research and the use of technology to develop new forms of play and training.

  • Architecture that invites you to move and learn | 02-03-2020

    Flemming Anders Overgaard is co-owner of Keingart, an architectural firm that 'makes people move through architecture that invites people to play and learn'. On 11 March Flemming Overgaard will hold a master class in Nieuwegein (the Netherlands) under the title 'Temptations to move'.

  • External and internal pressure causes burnouts in youth sports | 14-02-2020

    Although really hard figures are not yet available, the experts who recently met in Ghent agree that burnout is definitely a phenomenon among youth athletes to reckon with. We spoke with Inez Swinnen, former swimmer and sports psychologist.

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