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Catherine Gray

25/06/2019

Firstaid4sport welcomes Cardiff Met WFC to the family!

TweetAhead of the UEFA Women’s Champions League Firstaid4sport are proud to announce our new partnership with Cardiff Met Women’s Football Club. Cardiff Met WFC are synonymous with excellence in Women’s Football. Both the 1st and 2nd team have made some considerable achievements in BUCS, the Welsh National Premier League and Welsh Women’s Challenge Cup competition over the past decade. Now with qualification to the UEFA Champions League it really is an exciting time to become a part of their team. Michael Davison, Director at Firstaid4sport said “We will be working... Read More

21/06/2019

England Dodgeball welcomes Firstaid4sport as a new partner

TweetAhead of this years European Championships, England Dodgeball have joined forces with leading first aid supplier Firstaid4sport – to take first aid provision in dodgeball to the next level. The Lincoln based company will work with specialist England staff to create a dodgeball specific first aid kit, which will be available across the UK in the near future. Firstaid4sport have also been supporting senior players by providing protective accessories. The company was founded in 2008 by husband and wife, Michael and Gemma Davision. They offer first aid provisions to a... Read More

20/03/2019

Naqi Premier Partner

TweetFirstaid4sport are proud to announce that we are now a Naqi Premier Partner. Naqi massage lotions are extremely popular in sports environments as they are developed with extended massage in mind and prevent the negative side effects of the mechanical handling of the skin during a massage. Available on our website now or contact the office on 01522 875252.

04/02/2019

Firstaid4sport partner NCA Rugby

TweetFirstaid4sport are proud to announce that we are now the Official Medical and First Aid Partner to NCA Rugby NCA Rugby govern the National Leagues 1, 2 North and 2 South, representing 48 Clubs in all matters relating to the Rugby Football Union. This includes producing fixture lists, administering the leagues and representing the clubs with disciplinary matters. The partnership will allow Firstaid4sport to focus on providing quality products for clubs across the NCA to allow them to help with player recovery as well as injury prevention. Firstaid4sport Director, Michael... Read More

25/01/2019

Club Accounts: Why, who and how?

TweetIf there is one thing we know at Firstaid4sport (apart from First Aid of course), it’s Clubs! We understand their sport, their team and of course their requirements in relation to First Aid and Medical Equipment. Yes, every sport may be different, but the fundamentals are the same; Safety comes first, always. One of our first products was the sports specific First Aid kit, which have now grown to cover over 8 sports, and we include our large range of taping and strapping. These are the basics for every team and club no... Read More

23/01/2019
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Who we are, our beliefs and ethos.

TweetThe concept of Firstaid4sport was born after our Director Gemma was playing in a hockey match where a player was injured, and they were unable to find the first aid kit as it was hidden among the team’s black kits bags. Once it was found Gemma realised that the contents of the kit were no good for the injury or in fact hockey its self. A bright orange bag and a hockey specific first aid kit later and here we are 12 years on. As our name suggests we supply... Read More

21/02/2018
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Tendons vs Ligaments

TweetHow do you know if you have damaged your ligament or your tendon? Well to be honest the reason there is such a confusing overlap of what is what and where, is because the two are very alike. The simplest way to put it is that tendons attach muscle to bone and ligaments attach bone to bone. Sounds simple enough right? Well, the problem most people have is distinguishing between a ligament injury and a tendon injury due to their symptoms being very alike. So in order to understand them... Read More

16/02/2018
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Firstaid4sport Ambassador – Reece Mitchell

TweetWe are proud to announce that Firstaid4sport will be supporting Reece Mitchell over the coming CrossFit season. Having finished in 3rd place at The CrossFit Games 2017 Teen 14-15 years, we are excited to see where this season leads to. Reece will be using our EAB Tear Light Tape, Kinesiology Tape and Chalk. With CrossFit Open starting on Friday 22nd February and running for 5 weeks with a WOD released every Thursday at midnight, Open to anyone aged 14 or over, the Open whittles down to the top 17 from each... Read More

14/02/2018
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Pro Wrap! The UK’s original Boxing Hand Gauze – The Story

TweetIt all started back in 2009, when Michael, our Director, was approached by Boxing Trainer, Dean Powell. Dean had just returned from Bulgaria with Boxer Amir Khan who was now in his professional career. Whilst out in Bulgaria, Amir had been using a simple gauze bandage to wrap his hands and protect them during training. On returning to the UK, Dean tried to find the same gauze as Amir had been really impressed by it. But unfortunately, he couldn’t find any. That is when he turned to Firstaid4sport! Giving us... Read More

07/02/2018
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Concussion – If in doubt, sit them out

TweetSport plays a key role in keeping us fit and healthy, with team sports providing a host of additional benefits including social interaction and, instilling discipline and teamwork in young people. As with in life in general, however, accidents and collisions can occur in contact sports – with head injuries commonplace in sports such as football, rugby, hockey and many others. And while rules are in place in such sports to protect players from head injuries, collisions are inevitable in contact sports. It is vital that all who participate in... Read More