RUN THE BASES & IGETS AT PRIMARY SCHOOLS

The Softball in Schools project has the potential to change the landscape of female sports in Gozo The Softball in Schools project, which is an initiative that was started by the Ghajnsielem Redcoats in support of the Erasmus+ Sports: Small Collaborative Partnerships project Inclusion & Gender Equality Through Softball, received a boost from the RUN THE BASES team, […]

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RUN THE BASES CAMP IN GOZO

Olympia Haarlem Head Coach, Stanley Doney, was positively surprised with the young pitchers of the Redcoats and saw plenty of potential in them When the Ghajnsielem Redcoats decided to embark on the ambitious Erasmus+ Sports: Small Collaborative Partnerships project Inclusion & Gender Equality Through Softball (IGETS) it was always understood that the club would reap […]

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PARENTS PLAY SOFTBALL AT EWOS

Softball is an inclusive sport – mothers and fathers were playing along with their sons and daughters during the game held as part of the EWoS Our participation in the European Week of Sports 2017 was a great success as we managed to increase the number of participants in our activities by 50% over the […]

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IGETS at SK Joudrs Praha, Czech Republic

Although the Erasmus+ Sports: Small Collaborative Partnerships project Inclusion & Gender Equality Through Softball (IGETS) involves three partners based in Malta, Croatia and the Netherlands, and most of the activities are focused to reduce gender imbalances in these three countries, there are efforts to raise awareness with regards to gender equality in sports throughout the softball community […]

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IGETS at Castions Delle Mura, Italy

The efforts of the Ghajnsielem Redcoats to raise awareness about gender equality in sports are not limited to the shores of our tiny island. Earlier this month IGETS travelled to Castions Delle Mura in Northern Italy to explain what the Erasmus+ Sports Small Collaborative Partnership project Inclusion & Gender Equality Through Softball is all about. […]

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Physical literacy assessments – year 4 Nadur

As part of the Erasmus+ Sports project, Inclusion and Gender Equality Through Softball, the Ghajnsielem Redcoats conducted a Physical Literacy Assessment of the students attending Year 4 at the Gozo College Nadur Primary School. The assessment was based on that which is conducted by the Canadian Sport For Life organisation to evaluate physical literacy of Canadian […]

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Softball Coaches for State schools

The push of the Ghajnsielem Redcoats for gender equality in sports in Malta is gradually gaining momentum. Through the Erasmus+ Sports: Small Collaborative Partnerships project Inclusion and Gender Equality Through Softball (IGETS), the club is trying to increase the popularity of softball as a means to improve the rate of participation of girls in sports. The Education […]

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Softball Training camp in June

DAY 1 Gozo Stadium – June 12, 2017 Today, US softball coach Connie May and her team conducted the first of three sessions for the softball players of the Ghajnsielem Redcoats at the Gozo Stadium. The focus was on fielding and pitching. The Redcoats did really well and are very much looking forward to Day […]

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IGETS AT THE COLLEGE OF HEADS

For the drive to achieve gender equality in sports to succeed most of the efforts need to focus on schools especially, primary schools. Joseph Scicluna, IGETS project coordinator for the Ghajnsielem Redcoats was invited by the College of Heads of the Gozo College during a Best Practices seminar held on Wednesday, May 24, at the […]

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TEE-BALL CHALLENGE FOR YEARS 1 & 2

On Thursday, May 25, it was the turn of Year 1 and Year 2 to participate in the Tee-ball Challenge which the Ghajnsielem Redcoats are organising as part of the Erasmus+ Sports:Small Collaborative Partnerships project IGETS. Despite being so young (5 to 7 years old) and having very little exposure to the game both classes […]

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