The National Governing Bodies for cricket, hockey and netball have joined forces in a bid to encourage 150,000 schoolgirls to play team sports.
The initiative named, TeamUp has been launched by the England and Wales Cricket Board, England Hockey and England Netball. Their aim is to engage with more than 15,000 schools over the next three years to help them increase their offer in cricket, netball and hockey for girls aged between seven and thirteen.
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More than 1,600 young athletes from across the country competed in Sheffield at the four day Sainsbury’s School Games which aim to encourage students to perform at the highest levels.
Eight venues were being used for twelve current and future Olympic and Paralympic sports: Fencing, Rugby Sevens, Gymnastics, Hockey, Badminton, Athletics, Cycling, Judo, Swimming, Table Tennis, Volleyball and Wheelchair Basketball.
In addition there were disability events in six sports: Athletics, Fencing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Cycling and Wheelchair Basketball.
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The Sainsbury’s 2012 School Games is a multi-sport event for the UK’s elite young athletes of school age and the inaugural event is due to begin start in just a few days time in the Olympic Park and other venues.
From Sunday 6th May until Wednesday 9th May, the Sainsbury’s 2012 School Games seeks to create an inspirational and motivational setting which not only provides our elite young sports people with the opportunity to thrive and perform at the highest levels, but encourages more young people to take part and succeed in sport.
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Sainsbury’s has announced that it will become the title sponsor of the UK School Games – a multi-sport event showcasing the UK’s most talented young athletes.
The UK School Games were launched by sports charity the Youth Sport Trust in 2006 – aiming to provide elite young athletes with experience of a high profile competition, with an athletes’ village and opening and closing ceremonies, to replicate the Olympics and Paralympics or Commonwealth Games.
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By developing the technical skills they need in order to succeed in sports, children will also develop greater self-confidence and enjoy their sport participation all the more. Continue reading More fun and games
American grades 5 to 12 equate to UK years 6 to 13 and this popular book provides lots of teacher-tested lesson plans and assessment tools that will decrease your preparation time and increase your secondary students’ competency.
After listening to requests of the first edition’s users, the author has included two more popular field sports (hockey and lacrosse), plus a unique chapter on educational gymnastics into this new edition of Complete Physical Education Plans for Grades 5 to 12.
Lessons can cover beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels and break down each skill as it is introduced. The chapters also integrate the applicable rules and strategies during the learning process and use methods that will keep students active, learning, successful and completely motivated.
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