MLS creates a platform to fight COVID-19

first_imgThe MLS is joining with its television partners in the United States, Canada and throughout the world to offer serious content programming to its fans in the coming weeks. The league is using the technology to gather the soccer community during this period social distancing through a plan made for participation for fans, which includes dynamic programming and innovative new content experiences.“Bringing our community together of the Major League Soccer, as long as we stay apart, it’s the spirit of MLS Unites, “said the MLS Commissioner Don Garber, in the statement. “During this challenging moment in history, I know the soccer family will get ahead, because it always does when we need each other the most.” Garber noted that “together with our fans, players, teams and partners, we are going to shed light on what can be done, and on the heroes who lead the way.”Meanwhile, all MLS teams, 26 this season, the twenty-fifth in league history, follow making donations so many monetary like food delivery through the various local charities.He Atlanta United, with its owner Arthur Blank at the helm, has converted on the MLS team that greater contribution has given so far by delivering, with his foundation “The Arthur M. Blank Family”, $ 5.4 million (4.9 million euros) in long-term and immediate relief recovery assistance funds for organizations that are providing critical support in the states of Georgia and Montana. The Foundation will award five million (€ 4.5 million) to The Greater Atlanta COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund, a fund established by the United Way of Greater Atlanta and the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta.While the owner of the MLS team in Charlotte, David Tepper, through the David A. Tepper Foundation, he donated $ 2.65 million (2.4 million euros) to help the local community. Charlotte’s team won’t start playing in the league until next season 2021, without the colors and logo still defined.Other equipment with significant financial donations have been the Columbus Crew ($ 1.5 million / € 1.3 million) and Seattle Sounders FC, current MLS Cup champions, also donated half a million dollars (€ 450,000). The Professional Soccer League (MLS) The United States presented its platform on Monday “MLS Unites” in which stands out all the efforts that players, coaches and teams perform facing fighting at all levels against the coronavirus pandemic.The initiative established in collaboration with the player unions, through the platform, will show the messages and programs important that are taking place during the COVID-19 pandemicin addition to presenting a series of programs involving MLS clubs, players, coaches, staff, partners and fans.According to the statement offered by the league, the “MLS Unites” platform has been established three fundamental objectives how will those of educate and inform, while also trying to offer the maximum of fun with players connected to it to interact with fans.“MLS Unites” will strive to educate fans of the importance of pay attention to messages that the authorities send the entire population oriented to guarantee your safety. While being connected with the players will also serve fans to publicize the relevance they have during the time that the postponement occurs in the competition.In addition also sand they will exhibit and the Actions of the “heroes” of the community, those who every day are on the front line of the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, such as sanitary facilities, all security personnel, and supplies and cleaning services.MLS is consulting with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Health Canada (HC), infectious disease specialists, and other public health entities to receive and share the most current information and guidance. . A essential guide with information on COVID-19 for all fans also available at, including a graph with six steps for prevent the spread of the virus, as well as more information about mental health, isolation tips, different ways to support relief efforts, and more.last_img read more

Senn: “If the leagues are canceled the market will be very affected”

first_imgSenn even believes that if conditions do not allow the competition to resume with guarantees for the health of the players, FIFA could “promote control and containment measures for club expenses in order to guarantee their viability ”. The body that governs world football has already been working for several weeks to respond to a crisis that, according to different calculations, could generate clubs losses of up to 2.7 billion dollars worldwide. His first measure has been to delay the start of the transfer market, scheduled for July 1, in anticipation that the competitions will have to be resolved during the summer.Senn believes that the consequences of this crisis will affect all European leagues and clubs equally and that, therefore, it is not expected that significant changes will occur in the hierarchical order of continental football in the short term. Even the so-called club-states will accuse him, since the crisis also affects the price of gas and oil.As for audiovisual rights, the main source of income for football clubs, they do not believe that they will suffer significantly: “If television companies avoid paying the part of the rights corresponding to games that are not played, they will suffer less than the clubs. Obviously they will be affected and their margins will be lower. Perhaps there will be a specific loss in the first year, but I do not see a downward audiovisual market. In fact, I think that this situation is showing the enormous value that soccer has as audiovisual content ”, he assures. Julio Senn, managing partner of Senn, Ferrero, Asociados, which For years he has been advising top national and international clubs and footballers, makes an analysis of the situation of football in these delicate moments. “If the competition can be resumed this summer, it will occur a downward readjustment in both wages and the transfer market, but it will be reasonable. Nevertheless, if they have to be canceled the losses are going to do a lot of damage to the clubs, who will have to prepare business plans to take on the debts that will be generated. That, without any doubt, will affect the salary possibilities of the players and also the transfer market. It is irreparable, when a market shrinks its economic capacity is lower and therefore prices are altered, “explains Senn in an interview with the World Football Summit website, of which the Advisory Council is a member.last_img read more

Looking for a fulfilling new career? Why not try a Reflexology Diploma?

first_imgSeptember is a month when people start to look at going back to train and study something that they are interested in. Why not find something you are really passionate about? The Irish School of Reflexology will start a new term of its own Practitioner’s Diploma in Foot Reflexology on the 8th and 9th of September at The Base Enterprise Centre, Stranorlar, Co. Donegal. The ISR is Accredited with the National Register of Reflexologists IRL ( Accredited Schools are teaching in adherence to NRRI Syllabus (150 hours of tutorials, approx.12-14 months and 60 hours of case studies) and their graduates are automatically eligible for NRRI Membership with many benefits. Principals of those schools are known members of NRRI and described by the NRRI Registrar as the best training providers in Ireland. The Diploma is part-time (one weekend per month) and will cover A&P, the theory of Reflexology, holistic approach, practical work and much more. The course is designed to enable students to develop the skill and in-depth knowledge required for effective treatment and evaluation of a client, by having good techniques, by taking good consultation notes and keeping accurate records; by using good listening skills and by an overall caring attitude; to help students gain confidence and experience through supervised work; to understand the holistic approach – mental, physical, spiritual and social; and to become informed about the skills necessary to start up and manage a professional practice.At the end of the year, students will be awarded a Diploma in Traditional Foot Reflexology (recognised by all the major health insurance companies-VHI, Aviva, etc.) and will be able to start their own practice.After their graduation, students are eligible for Membership with the National Register of Reflexologists (IRL). It will open up many opportunities for them: start their own practice, work in beauty salons, hotels, hospitals and much more.Tatiana Lawless Grosso, Principal of the Irish School of Reflexology said: “We are very proud of our school and the level of preparation we provide during the class and one to one teaching we supply during the year. The sequence we teach is the Eunice Ingham’s sequence and it has proven to be very effective as we use it all the time in our practices.”“The demand for Reflexology is growing,” Tatiana added.“More people are getting into Complementary and Holistic Therapies, because they start to understand that health is the results of a balanced life – mentally, physically, spiritual; and diet is important too. “They start to realise that we cannot be healthy if one of these factors is missing. We cannot be physically healthy if our mental health is not there. Our patients find also they get more long-lasting results with the help of Reflexology and they came back because of that.“Our students really enjoy the year, what they learn about Reflexology and about themselves. They grow in confidence as human beings and the fact that they can make the difference in helping other people in such an easy and noninvasive way, it is so important for them. “The aim of Reflexology is just to let the body do the healing by only applying pressure to the feet. That is why reflexology is a safe therapy because the reflexologist doesn’t use any medication but just pressure on certain parts of the foot which will free energy and blockages. Then the body will do the healing.”Here are what students have to say about studying at the ISR:I couldn’t miss out on learning a new skill that interested me:I decided to [enroll in] the course because I had seen the ad last year and thought it would be good. Then when it was advertised again for this year I knew it was for me and I couldn’t miss out on learning a new skill that interested me. I chose the Irish School of Reflexology because weekend [study] works best for me and home study in between each class means I can still continue with the childcare I do while learning. The course is everything I hoped it would be. Tatiana is a great tutor with practical and theory knowledge about reflexology and Denise brings the anatomy and physiology to life in plain and simple language so it’s fun and easy to remember!! Both are beautiful people. I’m enjoying it more than I could have imagined.Studying with the Irish School of Reflexology has made a big difference to me. I’m enjoying having a new skill and knowledge. I’ve realized that it was time for a career change as my children are older now and need different things from me so doing childcare at home won’t suit for much longer. I’ve met lovely girls in the class and made some new friends. Doing the practice with my family and children has opened up a new way to be together nicely without the pressure of making conversation and asking constant questions. New bonds growing!!  Thank you, Tatiana!! – Sharon Lee, Diploma Student It fits in well with my work and home-life:I had been looking into completing a course like this as I didn’t enjoy my working life, had no job satisfaction and I was always stressed and dreaded going to work. I had also recently given birth and I knew that I needed to work in an area that would provide for a positive and balanced home. I chose to complete this course as I wanted one with the best quality and qualification that this provides I love [the course]. It fits in well with my work and home-life and is giving me the best foundations to build upon with home study and practise after each class.I feel more confident and positive in myself now that I’m working towards a goal that suits me. I’ve always wanted to be self-employed and help people be healthier and live better lives so this course enables me to do that. – Maggie Russell, Diploma Student For more inquiries and to apply for the next term in September 2018, contact: Tatiana Grosso Lawless, N.R.I.I.PrincipalIrish School of ReflexologyDublin & DonegalTel: 086 20 71 [email protected]y.comFacebook/irishschoolofreflexologyLooking for a fulfilling new career? Why not try a Reflexology Diploma? was last modified: May 31st, 2018 by Staff WriterShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:careerseducationholisticirish school of reflexologytraininglast_img read more