Author Archive | Alex McCulloch

Bringing sport and technology closer together

CoursePro is our leading product here at Cap2 Solutions. Its ability to transform the way sports clubs run and manage every aspect of their business, from administration to customer communication has seen it become the revolutionary market leading product that thousands of sites worldwide are now using. CoursePro started off life as a purely swimming […]

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Who are Cap2 Solutions!?

A bit like any good business idea, the origins of CoursePro lead back to 4 key things:   Some passionate people A problem A EUREKA moment And a pretty great solution The passionate people   Cap2 was formed back in 2009 by Pete Walker and Ross Mccaw. The two young men had two things in […]

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CoursePro is at the forefront of participation

According to the latest Sport England survey, the second half of 2015/2016 saw a rise in the percent of over 16s who took part in 30 minutes of moderate intensity sport (in the month the survey took place). However, overall the percent of people taking part more frequently fell. Whilst participation in regular sport may […]

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A helpful CoursePro top tip!

  As a CoursePro user, sometimes you’ll need to access your customers’ HomePortal. This might be because a customer is having a problem using their site, is disputing a grade, or perhaps has made a mistake which you’d like to check.   CoursePro has a smart way to help you access your customers’ HomePortal sites. […]

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Cap2 join forces with ukactive

  ukactive is the UK’s leading not-for-profit body for physical activity, working with over 4,000 members and stakeholders across the UK. They champion the fun, enjoyment and benefits of being active and facilitate big impact partnerships across the public and private sector.     As part of Cap2’s ongoing efforts to improve the way Sports […]

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What’s all the fuss about!?

Fixed End Date vs Continuous Assessment. Fixed End Date and Continuous Assessment are two ways of setting up your courses using CoursePro. Whilst Fixed End Date means that at the end of each term, customers all come to pay at the same time, Continuous Assessment means that your customers can pay at any time throughout […]

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2.5 million. CoursePro surpasses another milestone

With 1000s of sites and centres throughout the UK as well as far afield as Australia and South Africa, CoursePro is revolutionising the way the Sports Course industry works. This week the number of members enrolled on CoursePro surpassed 2.5 million – a magnificent achievement.   Perspective To put that figure into perspective – until […]

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Multi tasking

The concept of multi-tasking frightens most people. Knowing that as a Coach or Teacher, you are responsible for marking registers, recording achievements, interacting with parents and teaching can make for a stressful lesson. And it doesn’t stop there. Beyond the lesson, pupil class movements, scheduling your staff, pupils and facilities, taking payments, renewing memberships, remembering concessionary […]

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Let’s agree to agree

Cap2 are pleased to announce a new partnership agreement with Better (GLL).     The new partnership means that Better’s 145+ Leisure Centres that use CoursePro will continue to utilise the software on into the future. With more than 130,000 members taking part in their sporting activities each week, CoursePro has been used to improve […]

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How it all began.

This week we spoke to Joel Chapman  – GLL’s (Better) South West and Wales Manager. Joel was a key part in the creation of Cap2 and was one of the first people to give it the go ahead back in 2009! At the time, Joel worked for Tone Leisure and was looking for a way […]

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HomePortal Branding Review

More than 60% of our customers use the HomePortal Branding Service. That means that well in advance of 1 million members access their HomePortal through their Club’s own personalised gateway. We wanted to find out why! We spoke to Anna Strong at Farnborough Fins to find out why the service is so popular. ‘We decided […]

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Merry Christmas from the Cap2 team!

We would like to wish all of our valued customers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We hope you enjoy the festive period as much as our HQ team did trying out our Christmas outfits for size. P.S. That’s not the real Santa – it’s just our Head of Development – we […]

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Postcode Look-Up

One of our main priorities at Cap2, is to save our customers time and effort. It’s why we’re constantly coming up with new and improved methods to manage your courses. To make using CoursePro become quicker and easier, we’re now offering a new bolt-on option called Postcode Look-Up. Postcode look-up reduces the amount of time […]

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Our useful SMS feature

  We understand customer interaction and communication is vitally important to your business. It’s why we offer an SMS feature. Currently when sending out messages to your customers, whether that’s for cancelling classes, or sending out top-up reminders, your message will be sent in email form. We realise that parents/members also regularly check their text […]

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Schools Programme Manager

School Programmes can be tricky.  It’s hard to organise them, it’s hard to manage them and it’s hard to report on them. It’s why we at Cap2 have created Schools Programme Manager. It’s a new purchasable bolt on option for CoursePro customers that makes running lessons for schools a whole lot easier! Whether a school […]

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HomePortal Branding

We know HomePortal to be one of the most important aspects of CoursePro. It helps you build up your business, save you time, interact with customers and add a USP to the service you provide. Our HomePortal Branding service is one of the most popular purchasable bolt-ons we supply, with well over 60% of our […]

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Improve your customer interaction

Our mission at Cap2 is to help our customers grow. We want CoursePro to help you build and manage your business. One of the most popular parts of CoursePro is HomePortal. The fact that parents can review child feedback and achievements, book into lessons, top up credit, or move their child to the next stage […]

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Remember Remember

The Fifth of November is widely associated with Bonfire Night, Guy Fawkes, that slightly catchy poem and lots of fireworks. But it’s not just a day of celebrating the capture of the man who plotted to kill the king. Cap2 Solutions has it’s own reason for letting off some celebratory fireworks. That’s because, the 5th […]

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Streamline Your Business

Tie Break Tens is a new streamlined Tennis competition that pits 6 players against each other. They often spend a total of just thirty minutes on court before a winner is decided. 2015’s winner, Kyle Edmund, more than doubled his yearly earnings in well under half a day thanks to the tournament’s $250,000 prize fund!  […]

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We’re Passionate about Participation

  We at Cap2 are passionate about participation in sport. We want to see more people, young and old, get active and involved in sport.  We believe one of the best ways to do this, is to help Coaches and Teachers have more time to do what they’re good at – teaching sport! Many of […]

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The Times They Are A Changin’

Over the last 13 years, many things have changed. We’ve seen the birth of social media, and the slow death of wires, 4 British Prime Ministers, 3 Football World Cups and the first ever black US President. For all that time, Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal have held a place in the World’s top 4 […]

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Creating a Holiday Course

In a bid to promote a glass half full attitude, we’d like to mention a slightly optimistic phrase; It’s nearly the holidays! The relieving sight of a half term break may mean time off for the term time staff and kids, but for those of you running Holiday Courses, it’s just as busy as ever! […]

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How to change prices

We know changing prices for your lessons could happen throughout the year. As we’ve seen a trend in the number of questions around this, we thought we would help by defining how to change a price in the system. If you plan to increase or decrease a price, you will have to go into the […]

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A great response to Product Ideas

We’re delighted to announce that we’re receiving a great reaction from our new Product Ideas section in Zendesk. You will know that as a CoursePro customer, you are given use of our virtual Help Desk; Zendesk. It’s primarily there to help and advise you to make the most out of CoursePro. However, we have recently added the […]

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We’ve surpassed a milestone

At Cap2 Solutions, we’re celebrating the number 1.5 million. It’s worth a celebration too. We’ve surpassed 1.5 million pupils registered on our CoursePro system. Our innovative CoursePro software is making quite a splash!! The software has taken the market by storm thanks to it’s industry changing take on Course Management.   It’s a great achievement and we thought […]

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We’ve revamped your Help Desk

We hope you’re enjoying a busy start to the new school year. To make life a little easier for you, we’ve changed the knowledge base, look and feel of our Help Desk; Zendesk. It’s now easier than ever to find what you’re looking for with the new sections we’ve added! The new sections include: Set Up  – […]

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A helpful update!

Our new CoursePro update, 2.10.8 is now available! Included in the update is a feature available upon request of the Support Team here at Cap2. It may well be very helpful for you and your business. The new feature will allow parents to top up using their positive Course Balance via the HomePortal. You will need […]

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