Yesterday, Lions Sports Academy had the privilege of coaching a schools rugby session at Chobham Rugby Club that was attending by three England players. We were given the opportunity by our partners Coco Fuzion 100 to coach 16 u12/u13 students from Ripley Court School & Solefield School. The three England players to attend were Brad Shields, Dan Cole & Lewis Ludlum. All three were fantastic and integrated themselves perfectly with kids throughout the day, getting stuck into many of the games & challenges, as well as providing them with some key advice towards their fu..
At Lions Sports Academy, we believe in inspiring children and young adults to realise their potential through their participation in sport and physical activity. Our mission is to provide a holistic development where individuals become self-motivated and understand how to develop their body both physically and mentally. It doesn’t matter if they want to play sports at their club or simply be fit and active, we will be there to support their development. Our coaches will connect on an individual level to take away the feeling of being taught, and in a way that gets them to drive them to b..
It is an ever-growing presence in sport & rugby in particularly. The talk of concussion in rugby is nothing that is new to the sport but the debate and worldwide perspective of it has certainly changed over the last few years. It is something that is taken far more seriously, especially in rugby where the size of players and the impact they have in the tackle or ruck seems to be increasing every year. This is why Lions Sports Academy are so fascinated and determined to improve and become knowledgeable in such a field. The impact of concussion on a player is something that can happe..
Two more girls rugby summer camps have been added to our schedule and they will take place at Ellingham & Ringwood RFC. The two girls camps will be split into two different age groups, with the U11 & U13s taking place between the 12th & 13th August and U15s & U18s taking place on 15th & 16th August. Each of these camps are designed to have specific aims that will allow all those who to attend to play the game as they would do throughout the season in their respective age groups. U11 & U13 aims: - Introduction to Kicking - Rucking & Mauling Technique..
Lions Sports Academy and Harlequins Amateurs have agreed to renew their partnership together for the new season. The partnership will continue to see Lions providing coaches on Sundays for the minis section of the club & to provide cover to help coach across all the age groups from U7s all the way through to U12s. It is great to be working with a club such as Harlequins Amateurs and it is especially important to us due to them being located in such a close location to us near Twickenham. We hope we can grow the relationship and become even closer over the course of the upcoming season a..
Lions Sports Academy May half term camps kicked off today with our cricket camp at Daneshill school, in which over 45 children will be attending over the two days. The second day of the cricket camp will see a visit from former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan in the morning to talk to the children about his career experiences, before he begins his work for Radio 5 live throughout the World Cup that begins on Thursday 30th May. We also have two more exciting camps taking place this week with our mixed Athlete Development camp taking place at Guildford Rugby Club & our Girls..
Lions Sports Academy have agreed to continue coaching at St James' Senior Boys School next year. Having had a successful year coaching at the school, it is very pleasing that we will be able to continue coaching come the new school year. We will be sending in our coaches to deliver games sessions for the school throughput the Autumn, Spring & Summer terms. We will be coaching in sports such as Rugby & Cricket and cannot wait to get started in the new year. However, we still have another month or so to go until the end of this year and we will continue to work p..
Lions Sports Academy are delighted to announce that we have renewed our partnership with North Heath Primary School for the 2019/20 school year. Having worked successfully with the school throughout last year in providing coaches for games sessions and after school clubs, we are delighted to have been given the opportunity to continue working with such a great school. Once again, we will be providing coaches to perform coaching at games sessions and after school clubs for the schools pupils throughout next year. It is amazing that we are able to work with schools like this in the local comm..
From the start of the summer term, Lions Sports Academy have agreed a partnership with Queens Gate School in South Kensington to help coach cricket and strength & conditioning. We will be providing a level 2 cricket coach for games sessions 3 days a week on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Friday. He will help teach the children valuable cricket skills and help them to improve their cricket ability throughout the course of the term. As well as cricket, one of our strength & conditioning coaches will be leading a session for gifted and talented students at Imperial College on Wednesda..
With just over two weeks until May half term, Lions Sports Academy have sprung a late suprise by annoucning that we will be holding an Athlete Development Day at Guildford High School on Friday 31st May. The day will be open to boys & girls aged 10 - 18 and all coaching will be performed by a women's rugby international, who has experience with coaching Foundation Strength & Speed Academy too. The structure of the day will look to give the participants tips and guidance into differenct areas and help them improve their techniques to help them perform better not just as athletes ..
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