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Glyn-Gaer Primary School in Hengoed will receive visits from a team of veterans over the coming months, who will deliver inspiring and fun sessions based around health, wellbeing and building resilience to improve the children’s confidence.  

Headteacher Beverly Pearce said: “What a wonderful experience for the children

"A fun-filled afternoon which had the children working collaboratively, solving problems whilst developing their physical fitness. Sean’s approach brought smiles and laughter, even to those who can be difficult to engage with. The children are already looking forward to the next session.”

The challenges contain elements of fitness, mental and teambuilding challenges which promote communication skills and learning to work together to overcome problems. To Read the full artcle in the South Wales Argus and for more details please click HERE!

 

 

                                 

 

We’re launching ‘Motivational Military Mondays’ with Hugh James Solicitors employees and in Support of the ABF The Soldiers' Charity! 

Do you work for Hugh James? How do you fancy starting your week as you mean to go on? Are you keen to get more active while remote working? Do you want to limber up and tackle any lockdown lard ahead of Christmas? Would you like to donate to a good cause?

 

Then we may just have the solution for you!

 

Hugh James have teamed up with the Military Team and our team at Forces Fitness Ltd - to host a series of ‘Military Monday’s’ – a weekly, 30-minute, online exercise class via Zoom to raise money for the ABF The Soldiers' Charity! 

 

The sessions will cater for all levels of fitness and will include optional tougher exercises to  really push you to your limits, there will be laughter smiles and maybe a few tears, we are sure you will really enjoy the experience! 

Sessions will be running from  Monday 23 November, for four weeks – up to, and including, Monday 14 December.

It’s a perfect way to get fit for the festive season. This is a great opportunity to exercise, connect with colleagues and raise some funds for a worthwhile cause. We hope you enjoy the sessions and thank to Hugh James for raising money for a great cause!!  

                                                                     
 
 
Great meeting today with the Fantastic teaching team at Palmerston Primary School Barry, we are proud to announce we will be working with them over the next six months on a number of Health and well-being sessions delivered to their pupils!
 
We will provide team building sessions delivered by veterans to children in the school. The sessions will focus on team building, fitness and competitive games activities to inspire children and provide #wellbeing and resilience support. The sessions will also discuss nutrition and talk about veterans’ backgrounds to provide pupils with support in healthy eating choices and positive role models. All activities will conform to socialdistancing guidelines in place!
 
We are really excited to be working with you
 
                                                                               
 
 
Forces Fitness Receive a letter from The Secretary of State for Defence RT Hon Ben Wallace 
 
We are proud to announce that Forces Fitness Ltd have been awarded our Gold Award via the Employer Recognition Scheme and One of Only Nine Companies in the whole of Wales to receive it this year with Defence Relationship Management 
 
As an employer we have proactively demonstrated our forces-friendly credentials as part of our recruiting and selection processes. Engaged with RFCA for Wales  and also registered on the Forces Families Jobs (FFJ) portal
 
All our team are Military Veterans, serving Reservists or Forces spouses 
 
We are a forces friendly employer and truely value all the skills and attributes that those from our Military Community bring to the workplace! 
 
As a Company we are the longest running outdoor Bootcamp provider in Wales and proven Health and well-being consultants. We have diversified into other areas over the years to keep our business fresh and current and work in sectors such as Education,  Training and Team Building whilst working closely with many Schools, Colleges, Universities, Councils, Sports Clubs and Businessess on their Health and well-being needs accross the UK!
 
All our team are extremely proud to receive this award and it cements the great work our team provides and our commitment to the constant pursuit of excellence!
 
Congratulations to all the Gold award recipients who are doing a fantstic job!
 
Sean Molino BCA Stated: 
 
It was Lovely to receive a letter from the Secretary of State for Defence The RT Hon Ben Wallace today congratulating our team at Forces Fitness Ltd  on receiving our Gold ERS award Defence Relationship Management  (DRM)  - Thank you very much for writing to us all our are team are very thankful! 
 

 

 

All our team would like to say a Big Thank You to all our followers we hit 6000 followers/ Page Likes over on Facebook- Join our Facebook page by clicking HERE!!

 

Massive thanks for your continued support!

 

At Forces Fitness we don't just do just Fitness. We like to educate our members and attendees on our sessions, Bootcamps or workshops in Elements of Anatomy and Physiology, types of training, Health and well-being and even in regeneration and recovery from injuries. We can even offer accredited training where required. We are members of the Institute for Outdoor Learning and Education.

We offer the following services to individuals or organisations:

 

- Accredited Training including Health and Well-being courses from Entry Level to Level 3
- Employability Bootcamp programs
- One Day Health & Well-being Bootcamps
- Group Outdoor Educational sessions
- Group Fitness Sessions
- Team Building days
- Schools, Colleges and University sessions
- Survival workshops
- Residential Weekend Bootcamps

 

We are ERS Gold Award Holders with Defence Relationship Management and RFCA for Wales - Theo Paphitis SBS winners and Federation of Small Businesses - Wales Finalists

 

 

 

We are proud to announce that Forces Fitness Ltd have been awarded our Gold Award via the Employer Recognition Scheme and One of Only Nine Companies in the whole of Wales to receive it this year with Defence Relationship Management

 

As an employer we have proactively demonstrated our forces-friendly credentials as part of our recruiting and selection processes. Engaged with RFCA for Wales and also registered on the Forces Families Jobs (FFJ) portal

 

All our team are Military Veterans, serving Reservists or Forces spouses

 

We are a forces friendly employer and truely value all the skills and attributes that those from our Military Community bring to the workplace!

 

As a Company we are the longest running outdoor Bootcamp provider in Wales and proven Health and well-being consultants. We have diversified into other areas over the years to keep our business fresh and current and work in sectors such as Education, Training and Team Building whilst working closely with many Schools, Colleges, Universities, Councils, Sports Clubs and Businessess on their Health and well-being needs accross the UK!

 

All our team are extremely proud to receive this award and it cements the great work our team provides and our commitment to the constant pursuit of excellence!

 

Johnny Mercer, Minister for Defence People and Veterans said:

The breadth and diversity of the winners this year shows how business support for the Armed Forces continues to grow no matter the sector, company size or location. I am grateful for the positive attitude and flexible policies these organisations have adapted towards the defence community, which is testament to the fantastic contribution our serving personnel, veterans and their families can make to any organisation.

I am delighted that so many companies are supporting our people and that, through this scheme, we can give them the public recognition they deserve.”

Congratulations to all the Gold award recipients!

                                                                                    

 

What a great night at St Fagan’s Museum of Welsh Life to celebrate the achievements of 19 Welsh organisations who received their Ministry of Defence Silver Employer Recognition Scheme Awards, we very proud to have team FORCES FITNESS receive this!

We were extremely pleased to be presented the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, Silver Award by the Head of the British Army in Wales Brigadier A S Richmond OBE.

Huge thanks to all our amazing staff who currently work for Forces Fitness and also those who have worked for us previously, we've employed instructors and staff from all three services, British Army, Royal Navy, Royal Airforce and also some Civilian staff.

It's thanks to you all that we've continued to grow and have been operating for over 11 years!

We shall keep pushing towards our Gold Award and the constant persuit of excellence!

Thank you all!

   

 

Team Forces Fitness attended Skills Cymru at the Motorpoint arena Cardiff as part of the Big Ideas Wales Program!  During the two days we had over 500 participants and thousands of children from over 50+ schools were engaged on our stand!  Our Twitter #Chairchallenge was trending!!

We are here to inspire the next generation through team Building activities whilst having fun along the way!!! Dai Iawn to all the schools and colleges that attended and took part!

     

 

Our Team at Forces Fitness would like to say a special thank you to everyone who has trained with us over the last 11 years, we've conducted sessions for tens of thousands of people across the UK! 

We've worked on Multiple TV programs and conducted sessions for Sports Clubs, Businesses and delivered sessions to over 100 places of education that includes over 8,000 pupils! We use former Military personnel to help you achieve your goals!

 

Thank you all for being a part of our journey!

 

www.forcesfitness.co.uk

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Our Director was extrememly proud to attend the Palace of Westminster to receive a BCAh for services to Healthcare. 

Sean Molino BCA was honoured to receive the medal. The British Citizen Award programme aims to recognise individuals who are making a positive contribution to the UK and society.

Sean Stated - 

"I am so happy and proud to be honoured with a BCA, to be amongst so many positive people who are changing peoples lives will be unbelievable" 

" 20 years ago I stepped off St James Park Tube Station as a young Guardsman to Guard Her Majesty the Queen being Stationed at Wellington Barracks, today I step off the tube to become a recipient of a BCA two very proud moments in my life! "

Sean runs Forces Fitness, which has been operating around South Wales since 2008. Forces Fitness runs Outdoor Boot Camps and weekend resident Boot Camps throughout the area.  Sean himself is a former member of the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards serving for six years as a Physical Training Instructor and Junior Non-Commissioned Officer.

In a bid to reduce the growing incidence of childhood obesity in Wales, Sean started the School Team Fitness Challenge which involved conducting free-of-charge sessions for all primary schools in Wales. The aim is to help children realise that fitness can be fun and exciting whilst learning healthy tips that will change lives for the better. Sean does this voluntarily as his way of giving something back and this activity sits outside of his established business.  These sessions have reached 88 schools in total so far, with over 4,000 pupils attending. 

Sean has already conducted many sessions throughout South/Mid Wales and came up with the idea after completing some research with teachers from Pencoed Comprehensive and Palmerston Primary in Barry.  The sessions themselves are educational, providing participants with healthy tips on fitness, diet and nutrition while working together in teams to overcome challenges both mentally and physically. Most importantly they teach young children life skills such as teamwork and communication, both of which are vital as the youngsters reach adolescence.  Sean entirely self-funds these sessions and seeing a need for additional sessions, started Free Health & Well-being Sessions for all the Family, in Bridgend.  This saw 12 sessions where all the family could train, bond and learn healthy living together completely free of charge.  This was a huge success and over 30 families locally took part, with around 150 members in total.

The main driving force behind creating these free sessions is to try and slow down growing obesity levels in children around Wales and give them easy to follow tips that will improve their overall diet. 

Sean is dedicated to improving the lives of children within his community further afield not just in Wales but in all schools.