Run, Jump & Throw for Gold

Delivered by: Athletics Auckland

The pilot commenced in Term 4 2016 with 4 Papakura schools, supporting the objectives of FYFOD, Sport NZ and Athletics Auckland in seeing more children in sport, achieving goals, gaining life skills through purpose, discipline and achievement. Encompassing all three athletic disciplines run, jump and throw, the programme provides coach led sessions during and after school providing recreation and fitness through activity based sessions including the following components:

Undertaking worthwhile fitness improvement; learning new techniques to utilize all aspects of movement applicable to a variety of sports; gaining an understanding of athletic techniques that will enhance their ability to participate in school and after school athletics; learning the disciplines needed to achieve at a greater level; gaining an understanding of the opportunities available outside of school in the sport of athletics.

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We’d like to see more young people being able to attend our programme, and we’d like to facilitate the development of new programmes. To do so, we need sponsors. Your commitment will help to keep a good thing going.