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The podcast of Christians in Sport - the movement of competitors, coaches and officials which exists to reach the world of sport for Christ.

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The podcast of Christians in Sport - the movement of competitors, coaches and officials which exists to reach the world of sport for Christ.

    3: The Mask

    3: The Mask

    This week in the UK is Mental Health Awareness Week.Last Autumn we recorded an episode looking at Mental Health in sport as part of our video series, More Than Sport. Broadcaster John-Paul Davies spoke with Michael Bennett, Director of Player Welfare at the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA).

    John-Paul is then joined by Graham Daniels, a former player and current Director of League 2 Cambridge United and General Director of Christians in Sport. He has been involved in professional sport for forty years and speaks widely on sport, wellbeing and faith.#MentalHealth

    2: Under pressure

    2: Under pressure

    How do we cope with pressure in sport?  In this episode we are joined by Alison Nicholas and Debbie Bruwer.Ali was a British golfer who reached the pinnacle of the sport in a highly successful career as both a player and then later on as the captain of a victorious Solheim Cup winning team in 2011. Debbie Bruwer (nee Flood) is a rower who was won medals at two Olympic games and won three World Championship gold medals.In this episode they speak about how they coped with pressure during their careers. From leading the US Open to competing at a home Olympics, both have amazing stories and insight. As Christians they speak about what difference knowing Jesus made to them as they struggled with the inevitable nerves and pressure at the top end of sport.ABOUT CHRISTIANS IN SPORTChristians in Sport is a movement of competitors, coaches and officials. We exist to reach the world of sport for Christ.

    • 27 min
    1: Enjoying the gift of sport

    1: Enjoying the gift of sport

    Amateur sport in the UK is back after 12 months of stop-start seasons. In this podcast series opener we chat with Ian Lancaster about what we've missed and why and catch up with a couple of sports players about what it's like being back now.  

    • 34 min
    12: Going to uni

    12: Going to uni

    Joe and Rhi join us to tell us all about their experiences of starting university as a Christian who loves sport.

    • 21 min
    11: The Good Sporting Life | Book review with Stephen Liggins

    11: The Good Sporting Life | Book review with Stephen Liggins

    We're joined by Stephen Liggins, author of 'The Good Sporting Life.'Sport has the power to captivate the heart, inspire the imagination and even to shape nations. It is loved by billions of people around the planet—and Christians are no exception. But how should we think about sport Christianly? How can sport be a plus and not a minus for our spiritual lives and the kingdom of God?In this book, author, pastor, sportsperson Stephen Liggins unpacks what it means to live the good sporting life.Listen in on our interview and head to 10ofthose.com to buy his book.

    • 32 min
    10: Elite sport in lockdown and mental health

    10: Elite sport in lockdown and mental health

    Danno sits down with Pete Nicholas from Inspire Saint James in London to talk about identity formation in top level sport. This podcast includes a Q+A with Danno after the interview. 

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings

Whateverdudette ,

Wonderful!

This is by far my favorite podcast right now! Learning so much from the minds of athletes and how they have dealt with struggles/triumphs!

PrincetonWill ,

Great Podcast

Wonderful podcast that engages sport and faith in a fantastic way. A must listen!

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