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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?

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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

CONGRATULATIONS JAMES – APS ‘JACK PETCHEY’ AWARD WINNER 2020

Congratulations to Year 8 James who was been chosen by the APS School Council to receive the Jack Petchey Award for the Summer Term.  This year he has inspired others and motivated his peers to greater achievements, whilst representing the school at Football; Boccia; New Age Kurling and Athletics.

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LYG’s VIRTUAL CHALLENGE LEADERBOARD WEEK 2

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LYG WEEK 2 LEADER BOARD

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LYG WEEK 2 WEDNESDAY: KICK UP FOOTBALL CHALLENGE

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Challenge Description: How many kick ups can you do in 60 seconds?

Scoring: You will receive one point for each consecutive kick up you complete.

Adapt for Space and Equipment: If you don’t have a football get creative and use a different type of ball, a paired of rolled up socks, a toilet roll or any other object you can find. If you are doing it indoors make sure you have enough space.

Adapt for Ability and Inclusivity: Try alternating your feet, using your head, shoulders or knees, or adding in tricks and skills. You can try using a bigger or smaller ball to adapt the difficulty, or allow the ball to bounce once between kick ups. To adapt the challenge, from a sitting position see how many tap-ups you can do with your hands.

Coaching Tips: Keep your eye on the ball, keep a straight foot and try to connect with the centre of the top of your foot.

Benefits From Challenge: This challenge will help improve your ball control, balance and timing

Remember to submit your scores before Friday 19th June at 12.00pm via the London Youth Games website. You can share videos of your challenge attempts on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and TikTok using #ThisIsLYG for the chance to win a pair of Nike trainers.*

*Please ensure that you have permission from a parent or guardian before sharing any content.

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LYG WEEK 2 TUESDAY: 60 SECONDS SIT OUT CHALLENGE

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Challenge Description: How many sit outs can you do in 60 seconds?

Scoring: You will receive one point for each sit out 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 make the sit outs more difficult by extending your arm into the air with each rotation To adapt this challenge, from a sitting position reach out as far as you can to one side of your body, then reach out as far as you can to the other side of your body. How many of these can you complete in 60 seconds?

Coaching Tips: Starting in the push up position, bring your leg inwards underneath your body, rotate your hips and extend your leg out to the side. Hold this position momentarily before return to the starting position and repeating the movement on the other side. Remember to keep a steady pace and control your breathing.

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

LYG WEEK 2 MONDAY: BASKETBALL CROSS OVER CHALLENGE

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Chukwudi from Haringey and Freya from the London Titans Wheelchair Basketball Club set the Crossover Dribble Challenge. How many can you do in 60 seconds? Complete the challenge. Submit your score.

Challenge Description: How many crossover dribbles can you do in 60 seconds?

A crossover dribble is where you bounce the ball from one hand to the other.

Scoring: You will receive one point for each crossover dribble you complete.

Adapt for Space and Equipment: If you don’t have a basketball you can use any other type of ball that bounces.

Adapt for Ability and Inclusivity: You can do this challenge sitting down or standing up. If you unable to bounce the ball, you can try rolling or passing it from one hand to the other.

Coaching Tips: Keep your hands above the ball. Bounce the ball with the tips of your fingers rather than the palms of your hands and try to keep the ball low.

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

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CONGRATULATIONS TEAM HARINGEY

LYG WEEK 1 LEADER BOARDWell done Team Haringey for making it onto the podium in the runners up spot in the LYG’s badminton virtual challenge & joint 3rd place overall for Week 1. Three more challenges to follow next week and with your help we could be overtaking Croydon.Badminton-Results-Instagram-768x768

Week 2 sports will involve football; judo and basketball -watch this space for full details- Challenges revealed on Monday; Tuesday and Wednesday next week at 9am.

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