Exciting news...it has just been announced that Richard Dwyer (Flair Founder & CEO) is a finalist at the Natwest Great British Entrepreneur Awards. Read on to find out more...
Richard has been nominated in the category of 'Entrepreneurial Spirit Award.' This award celebrates an entrepreneur that leads the way for their business - an individual who is all about getting things done and leading the charge.
Richard says, "BUILDING CONFIDENT KIDS through the amazing sport of gymnastics is my life's mission. You and your children are the reason that we do what we do, week in and week out. I'd like to say a huge THANK YOU to all the Flair families for your support over the years. I know that we are NOTHING without you and I'd like to thank you for helping us achieve 20 years of service."
RICHARD DWYER (FLAIR FOUNDER & CEO)
The 'Entrepreneurial Spirit Award' will be given to the entrepreneur that best demonstrates:
- Their ability to take action
- A hunger for opportunity
- A growth mindset and willingness to be challenged
- A willingness to find solutions to challenges and problems
- A strong work ethic
- Leadership in tough situations
- An example of what a good entrepreneur looks like
JAMES CAAN - CBE
The judging panel includes James Caan MBE, Philanthropist, Investor, Entrepreneur and star of Dragon's Den who said,
"these awards are an opportunity for Britain to celebrate success."
There were over 1,350 applications and Richard is down to the final 8 for this award!! The winner will be announced on 28th November.
If you would like your child to build their confidence through the wonderful sport of gymnastics why not book a Trial Class at one of our gymnastics clubs in Surrey.
BOOK HERE > www.ukflair.com
RICHARD'S PASSION FOR GYMNASTICS
Richard started gymnastics at the age of 4. His gymnastics coaches helped him to channel his energy in a positive direction and helped make him the man he is today. He became a South East gymnastics champion. As well as becoming a successful gymnast he was also a child actor appearing in TV commercials and theatre shows. He went on to become a well known stuntman but decided to sacrifice a lucrative career to put his full energy into building gymnastics clubs to allow more children (and their parents) along with coaches to benefit from the sport.
Richard is passionate about building children's confidence through gymnastics and his mission is to teach children valuable life skills through the sport of gymnastics. He believes that emotional intelligence is just as important, if not more so than academic intelligence and wants to make sure that all children have the opportunity to reach their full potential.
"I fell in love with gymnastics at an early age and my passion for the sport encouraged me to follow my dream of offering the sport to EVERY child at a grassroots level as I personally benefited hugely from learning gymnastics as a child and I want to share this knowledge with everyone."
BUILDING CHILDREN'S CONFIDENCE
As well as being the founder of ‘Flair’ Richard is also the co-founder of a new company called ‘Kidz Impact’ encouraging children to build healthy habits for life through weekly fitness classes working on strength, flexibility and fitness levels. Richard has teamed up with former European gymnastics medallist and now weightlifting world competitor Emma Suckling.
Richard is passionate about personalised learning which is at the heart of all the clubs. In 2016 he was invited by the TED group to present a TEDx talk about personalised learning and how we can help support the schools system in the UK by transforming children’s learning adventures.
WATCH HERE >>TEDX TALK
It's our 20th Birthday Year and Richard is happy to be celebrating 20 years of building children’s confidence through the wonderful sport of gymnastics!
We wish Richard good luck as the judges dig deeper to find their winner who will be announced on the 28th November.
If you would like your child to build their confidence through the amazing sport of gymnastics why not book a Trial Class at one of our gymnastics clubs in Surrey.
BOOK HERE > www.ukflair.com
We can't wait to meet you.
The Parent's Champion
P.S. BOOK A TRIAL CLASS HERE > www.ukflair.com