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Dual Olympic gymnast Ashleigh Brennan speaks with David Burt, the Founder of SALT – Sport And Life Training, on The Rotation – Gymnastics Victoria. This podcast explains SALT and why Sport and Life Training is important in clubs and in particular gymnastics, right now and in the future.
SALT Founder, Dave Burt speaks on SEN Radio about the power of connections between sporting clubs and communities. Listen below: For full version including extra comments, see above.
For the last six months, Dave Burt, founder of SALT (Sport and Life Training) has spent hundreds of hours talking to people in virtual gatherings, finding out how they are coping and offering them the tools to help them through the significant mental challenges that this pandemic has thrown up. He has seen some common...
The last decade has delivered up significant disruption to businesses.  From the coming of Uber to challenge the monopoly of taxis to online companies intercepting and charging for sales leads, Australian businesses have had to cope with unimagined challenges to their traditional way of trading.  But the biggest disruption of all has been COVID-19.  No...
Peter Burns, CEO, SALT Post Traumatic Growth is taking the hard lessons learned when you go through a traumatic situation – such as the COVID-19 Pandemic – and using them as a springboard for personal growth. Sporting clubs, with the help of SALT, are ideally placed to not only help their members cope during this...
The below tips were written by Andrew Szydlowski, Keys For Recruitment. After having thirty-one sessions this week with patients where the singular focus was COVID-19 and how to cope, I decided to consolidate my advice and make a list that I hope is helpful to all. Stick to a routine. Go to sleep and wake...
By Dave Burt, Founder of SALT (Sport and Life Training) It is that simple and that serious. Putting Victoria into Stage 4 Restrictions – a true lockdown – will no doubt lead to a significant increase in loneliness and disconnection.  And we know that loneliness and disconnection are the single biggest contributors to mental health...
When Steph Collins from SALT (Sport and Life Training) checked in with Luke Kerr from Mount Martha Junior Football Club, she got some great feedback on the value of the Reconnect session SALT had run for his teams. Luke Kerr is Team Manager for the Under 16 and Under 17 boys teams.  He saw how...
By David Burt, Founder, Sport and Life Training How do we respond to the news that one in four sporting clubs may not survive the COVID Lockdown? Clubs have reported that income from sponsors, participants and activity-based revenue streams have disappeared, but their costs continue. There is also fear the many participants won’t return due...
In the months since the lockdown late March, people have gone through a gamut of emotions – fear, panic, despair, loneliness – to name a few. But with the easing of restrictions, it was like there was a collective breath of relief taken, we could feel the revival. And then, mid-breath, Victoria was back in...
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