Women's Football News

 
 
Women's Football News, Print, Web and TV Media
Latest News Women's Football TV News Archive Search Get the Mag

 
Share page on Social Media:   f  Share     t     G+   find us on Twitter: @wssmagnews
 
Women's Football News
 

Women's Soccer Scene
Summer Holiday Football Fun!
 Women's Football News 22 Jul 2008
 
Summer Holiday Football Fun! - 22 Jul 2008 - Women's Football NewsGirls football hits the streets of Essex this month as the ECFA Summer Coaching Programme gets underway, starting off with a session aiming to increase the involvement of young females in one of the County's London Boroughs.
 
Newham provides the springboard for Essex County FA Community Coaches Andy Edmunds and Lucy Faraday to begin their roadshow of local events on Monday 28th July with the goal of introducing football to girls aged 5-11 years of age or ability in specific areas across the County and East London.
 
After paying a visit to Newham, an area highlighted in the brand new ECFA Strategy as under-represented in the girls' game, the pair will move on to Clacton, Barking & Dagenham then Epping Forest, and Andy is confident figures can be boosted. "We put the Programme together to try and increase girls' participation in the four specific regions we've targeted," he says. "The girls, as an exit route, will then have the opportunity to play for a team, so if the numbers at each venue are good we have a better chance of creating more teams in that specific area."
 
The sessions will be based on technique, skill and fun activities and will be open for young people who may or may not have played football before. It will be rolled out from 10am until 3pm, on a Monday to Thursday basis, and will cost just 50p per day. It will also provide a chance for girls to meet new friends and learn skills and game-related practices. Andy and Lucy will lead the sessions with the support of FA Skills Coaches, Young Leaders and Football Development Officers who will occasionally attend one-off sessions to offer different football drills.
 
"This is the first year we have run this type of programme, so if it's a success we would hope to run a similar programme next year but maybe take it to the next level and work in more areas that need our services," Andy continued. "We will work on basic and advanced practices depending on the ability of the group in each area and they will be able to play a sport they may never have played before. Football and the fun games which will be played will also be a great way to keep fit."
 
Essex & Suffolk Water have shown their support for the Programme by providing packs of their '97' bottled tap water to keep the children hydrated. The figure represents the amount of purification checks it passes through before reaching the taps of customers. Ann Wareham, spokesperson for the company, said: "Each 500ml bottle of '97' contains a quarter of the daily amount of water recommended for an adult - we should drink at least eight glasses, or two litres, every day."
 
The sessions will take place as below. Booking forms can be downloaded from www.essexfa.com. Further details can be obtained by speaking to either Andy or Lucy on (01245) 393090 or sending an e-mail to andy.edmunds@essexfa.com or lucy.faraday@essexfa.com.
 
Newham - Flanders Field, Melbourne Road, East Ham, E6 2RU
Monday 28th July - Thursday 31st July, 10am until 3pm

Clacton - Clacton Leisure Centre, Vista Road, Clacton-on-Sea, CO15 6DB
Monday 4th August - Thursday 7th August, 10am until 3pm

Barking & Dagenham - Mayesbrook Park, Lodge Avenue, Barking, RM8 2JH
Monday 11th August - Thursday 14th August, 10am until 3pm

Epping Forest - Buckhurst Hill F.C., Roding Lane, Buckhurst Hill, IG9 6BJ
Monday 25th August - Thursday 28th August, 10am until 3pm

 
 back to TOP
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
Women's Soccer Scene Media ©
 
LiveNews HEADLINES
 
on mobile   wssNews.co.uk 
 

 
Loading...
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
Womens Football TV
 
Latest wssTV  
 

 

 
Womens Football Magazine
 
Womens Football Magazine


 
Womens Soccer Secene Media

 
Safe For Kids

 
Discount Football Kits

 
Women's Football Advertising

 
Womens Football News send your story photos and video

 
Women's Football Advertising

 
News Archive
News 2017-2018
News 2016-2017
News 2015-2016
News 2014-2015
News 2013-2014
News 2012-2013
News 2011-2012
Women's World Cup 2011
News 2010-2011
News 2009-2010
News 2008-2009
News 2007-2008
Women's World Cup 2007
News 2006-2007
News 2005-2006
News Euro 2005
News 2004-2005
News 2003-2004

 
Women's Sport Search
 
Women's Sport Search

 
Women's Football Advertising

 
Women's Football History

 
THREE LIONS ON HER SHIRT

 
FA Womens Football Awards

 
BBC Sport Women's Football

 
Women's Football Advertising

 
Football Foundation

 
FREE CHILDRENS STORIES


 
Total page reads:

© designed, created, hosted and managed by  WWW Support Services   (click for info)