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APYFC GIRLS FOOTBALL TRYOUTS

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ALEXANDRA PARK YOUTH GIRLS FC 2020-21 Season

YOU ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND TRY OUTS FOR GIRLS’ FOOTBALL

APYFC are looking for players for:

(Years 6,7,8) & U14 – U18 and 18+ (Years 9 – 13)U11, U12, U13

About the club:

We are an FA Standard Chartered club, run solely by volunteers and are not for profit. We are passionate about women’s football. We want every girl to have the opportunity to play football, for as long as she wants to with professional coaching and competitive matches. We play in the Capital Girls League against other girls’ football clubs from North and West London. Subs are around £360 per year, but we do have a football access fund.

The try out (date to be confirmed) will involve players taking part in small games and training activities on grass.

To register or find out more information please contact:
Liz at glamorgeous@yahoo.co.uk, or text: 07966 529951
Website : http://www.apyfc.org.uk

 

 

 

LYG’s WEEK 4 TUESDAY: THROWING ACCURACY BOCCIA CHALLENGE

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Challenge Description: Lay four pieces of A4 paper/markers on the floor with 1, 2, 4 and 6 written on them. These are your targets. They should be placed 2-3 metres away from you. Once set up, you have 60 seconds to try to hit as many of the targets as possible by throwing or rolling different ball/objects at them.

Scoring: Each time you hit a target you will receive the number of points written on that target.

Adapt for Space and Equipment: This challenge can be done indoors or outdoors. You can use any type of ball, pairs of rolled up socks, scrunched up paper or any other soft objects. Just make sure you have enough to throw in 60 seconds.

Adapt for Ability and Inclusivity: It can be done sitting down or standing up. You can try moving closer or further away or increasing or decreasing the size of the targets to adapt the difficulty.

Coaching Tips: Take your time. Try aiming for closest targets first and then trying to hit the ones furthest away.

Benefits From Challenge: This challenge will help improve your throwing accuracy and concentration.

LYG’s WEEK 4 WEDNESDAY: WALL BALL WATER POLO CHALLENGE

9vsGKS_g[1]Challenge Description: How many times can you bounce a ball off a wall using alternate hands in 60 seconds?

Scoring: You will receive 1 point for each time you catch the ball.

Adapt for Space and Equipment: If you don’t have a ball try using a pair of rolled up socks, a toilet roll or some scrunched up paper. If you want to create a target like Jakab, you could stick a piece of paper to the wall or mark a target with chalk.

Adapt for Ability and Inclusivity: This challenge can be done standing up or sitting down. You can use both hands to throw and catch the ball. You can increase or decrease the size of the ball or try moving closer or further away from the wall.

Coaching Tips: Keep your eyes on the ball and take your time when throwing so you don’t lose any accuracy.

Benefits From Challenge: This challenge will help improve your ball control and hand-eye coordination.

LYG’s WEEK 4 MONDAY: TARGET BATTING CRICKET CHALLENGE

9vsGKS_g[1]Challenge Description: You have 5 attempts to hit any of the 3 targets when hitting a ball off a batting tee or other suitable raised object or surface.

Scoring: You will receive 1 point each time you hit a target. The maximum score is 5.

Adapt for Space and Equipment: If you don’t have a cricket bat, a ball or a batting tee get creative. You can use a saucepan as a bat, a pair of rolled up socks as a ball and toilet roll, empty can or the top of a bottle as a batting tee. You can do this challenge indoors or outdoors. You can use any household objects as your targets.

Adapt for Ability and Inclusivity: Move closer or further away from the targets to adapt the difficulty. You increase the size of the targets or the size or the bat or the ball. You can do this challenge sitting down or standing up.

Coaching Tips: Stand sideways with your feet shoulder length apart and your knees slightly bent. Step forward with your lead foot and bring your bat back when you are ready to hit. Remember to keep your eyes on the ball.

Benefits From Challenge: This challenge will help improve your hand-eye coordination and accuracy

LYG’s WEEK 4 BONUS CHALLENGE: 1 MILE RELAY

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Challenge Description: You must run 1 mile and then virtually ‘pass the baton’ on to as many friends and teammates from your Borough as possible.

Scoring: The Borough with the most participants running 1 mile will score the most points. Are you the fastest 1 mile runner in London? Share a screenshot of your time and distance on social media (Instagram, Twitter, TikTok or Facebook) using #ThisIsLYG for the chance to win a pair of Nike trainers.

Adapt for Space and Equipment: You can run outdoors in suitable public spaces, or run laps around your living room, garden or school playground. You can use a Running App or Watch to track your time and distance.

Adapt for Ability and Inclusivity: Go at whatever pace suits you. You can run, walk , jog, push, pedal, roll or stroll. If you are unable to complete 1 mile you can shorten the distance or complete 1 mile in several attempts throughout the week.

Coaching Tips: Warm up before you start running. Make sure you’re wearing comfortable shoes and suitable clothing. Plot your route before you begin. Keep a steady pace. Follow social distancing guidelines if running in public.

Benefits From Challenge: This challenge can help boost your mood, improve your cardio and build your endurance.

LYG’s WEEK 3 WEDNESDAY: HOCKEY INDIAN DRIBBLE CHALLENGE

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Challenge Description: How many Indian Dribbles can you do in 30 seconds?

Scoring: You will receive one point for each Indian Dribble you complete.

Adapt for Space and Equipment: If you don’t have a hockey stick get creative and try using a racket, a broom, an umbrella or any other type of stick. If you don’t have a hockey ball, you can try using a tennis ball or a pair of rolled up socks.

Adapt for Ability and Inclusivity: You can do this challenge sitting down or standing up. You can increase or decrease the size of the ball to adapt the difficulty. You can try rolling a ball from one side to the other using the palm of your hand.

Coaching Tips: Stand with your knees bent and with the ball in front of your body. Use your left hand to rotate the stick and your right hand to support it. Shift your weight back and forth as you move the ball. Try to keep the stick as close to the ball as possible as you drag it from one side to the other.

Benefits From Challenge: This challenge will help improve your hand-eye coordination and ball control.

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LYG’s WEEK 3 TUESDAY: BICYCLE CRUNCH CHALLENGE

9vsGKS_g[1]Challenge Description: How many bicycle crunches can you do in 60 seconds?

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Scoring: You will receive one point for each bicycle crunch you complete.

Adapt for Space and Equipment: You can do this challenge indoors or outdoors. No equipment is required.

Adapt for Ability and Inclusivity: You can try seated bicycle crunches. These can be done with or without leg movement. From a seated position put your hands behind you head and bring you elbow down towards your knee. To increase the difficulty, try keeping both feet off the ground in between crunches. Another adaption from a seated position, see how many times you can touch your toes.

Coaching Tips: Lie flat on the floor with your hands behind your head. Lift both knees off the floor and raise your upper body. Now, while rotating your core, bring your knee and opposite elbow towards each other. Do not pull on your neck when completing this exercise. Try to keep a steady pace and control your breathing.

Benefits From Challenge: This challenge will help build your core strength and endurance.

 

LYG’s WEEK 3 MONDAY: DANCE CHALLENGE

9vsGKS_g[1]Challenge Description: Can you learn the Hit Every Beat dance routine?

https://youtu.be/XLaGGi8j-fk

Scoring: The scoring is based on participation. Get involved and have fun!

Adapt for Space and Equipment: You don’t need any equipment to dance. Just make sure you have enough space.

Adapt for Ability and Inclusivity: You can adapt Koby and Allegra’s routine or create your own fun dance routine.

Coaching Tips: Head over to our YouTube channel to watch Koby’s tutorial.

Benefits From Challenge: Dancing can help improve your balance, strength and cardio. It can also help boost your mood.

National School Sports Week 2020

Get involved. This week you have the chance to participate in NSSW by representing Team Haringey – each day, starting today with dance, there will be a virtual challenge set on the PE blog. You can even win a pair of Nike trainers if you submit your effort on London Youth Games social media.* (*Parental permission required.)YST-NSSW-at-home-instagram-stories-we-signed-up

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