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Women in Sport Week: Laura’s Story

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This week is Women in Sport Week, an annual week with free sports taster sessions, guest speakers and sport challenges to break down barriers, challenge gender stereotypes and celebrate our amazing women in sport. This is Laura’s story. 

Laura’s first taste of martial arts was in her local karate hall in rural Essex where there was just seven other members, three of them members of her own family and also two 80-year-old men. “I didn’t get the best experience of martial arts and defending myself ” smiles Laura. “Even though I felt capable, I don’t think I actually was.” Read the rest

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Try free sports this Women In Sport Week!

In Sport

This week it’s Women in Sport week here at the Students’ Union. Celebrating by joining in with free taster sessions, guest speakers and sports challenges. Together we will challenge gender stereotypes around sports, break down barriers and show that #SotonGirlsCan!

All events for Women in Sport Week are completely free and open for everyone to attend!

MONDAY 03 December:

Canoe Polo – 10:30-11:30 // (dry session) Team Southampton Hall
Basketball – 11:00-13:00 // Jubilee Sports Hall
Ladies Football – 18:00- 20:00 // Wide Lane
Self-Defence Class – 18:00- 19:45 // The Redbrick
Group Run – 18:15-19:15 // The Redbrick… Read the rest

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