Training days develop Youth Sporting Skills

Active Northumberland has been hosting and running a series of  training events to improve the sporting skills of young children in the area.

Over seventy young sporting stars from schools in the Blyth and Bedlington area came together for a gifted and talented day where top coaches helped them to improve their tennis, athletics, rugby and football skills for future competitive events.

The sessions were delivered by Active Northumberland’s School Sports Partnership teachers and a Northumberland County Council development coach  at Blyth Sports Centre.

For younger children,  a multi skills day was held to enable them to improve their balance, agility and coordination which are the foundation skills needed for all sports and activity. The event was attended by 120 pupils and a further 120 young children are to attend a similar event next month.

Helen Robson helps to head up the Blyth Bedlington area of the Active Northumberland School Sport Partnership. She said: “The training days provide an excellent opportunity for those taking part to develop their sporting skills and experience in a fun environment while meeting new friends.”

22 Oct 2018