Young Athlete Programme

Young Athletes Programme

Week 1

This workout was brought to you with the help of Coach Angie, athlete Alfie and his mum Ciara all from Galway Special Olympics Young Athletes Club.

 


Week 2

Angie Griffin and her team of helpers from Galway Special Olympics Young Athletes Club are back for another video of fun- expect singing, dancing and your favourite Young Athletes activities!


Week 3

Join Angie Griffin and her team of helpers from the The Galway Special Olympics Young Athletes club for another fun filled episode!
There are a few items you can use to make this extra fun:

🎎 Teddies
🏐Ball
⭕Hoola hoop
🔺Cones (or use some more toys!)

Stay tuned because at the end of the video Angie will tell you all about this week's Young Athletes challenge.... We're looking forward to seeing you get involved!


Week 4

Angie Griffin and her amazing team are back with more activities for our Young Athletes!
This week we have three brand new activities for you to enjoy with your family... and teddies!

🐲 Dragons Treasure
🎳Rolling and Cushioning Activity
🔎 Scavenger Hunt

Follow along with the video to play these games and have some fun with Angie and her team!


Week 5

Angie and her team will show you how to create your own Young Athletes circuit at home.

Download our helpful Build You Own Circuit guide below for some helpful tips on recreating Young Athletes activities at home

Build your own Young Athetes circuit at home
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Week 6

Angie and her team of helpers will show you lots of fun running drills you can complete at home.

For the exercises you will need:

🧸Teddies
↔ Space
🚰 Water

Stay tuned til the end of the video for a fun parachute challenge!
Here are the items you need to join in:

🎨 Markers or paints
🛏 Old bed sheet


Week 7

Coach Angie is back with some new exercises to help you work on your jumping skills!

For the warm up and jumping drills you will need:

🧸Teddies
↔ Space
🚰 Water

Stay tuned til the end of the video for a long jump challenge!
Here are the items you need to join in:
🖊 Chalk
🛣 A flat road surface


Week 8

Coach Angie is back with some new exercises to help work on your hopping skills, as well as some of your favourite games!

For the warm up and hopping drills you will need:
🧸Teddies
↔ Space
🚰 Water

Stay tuned til the end of the video for a hopping obstacle course challenge!


Week 9

This week coach Angie will help you work on your balancing skills. No matter what sport you love doing, balance is really important.

For the warm-up and balance drills you will need:
🧸Teddies
↔ Space
🚰 Water

Stay tuned until the end of the video for some inspiration on how to create some balance challenges at home!


Week 10

Angie and her team of helpers have some new games for you to enjoy this weekend!

Play your own game of Sea, Ship, Shore so you're warmed up for the other exercises!

Remember the three essentials for all our Young Athletes videos:
🧸Teddies
↔ Space
🚰 Water

For the challenge at the end you'll need your bravest superhero costume!


Halloween Special

Angie and the gang are back for a Young Athletes Halloween Special!

Before you press play there are a few items you'll need to make this session extra fun

You'll need:

🧻 Loo roll (every mummy needs this)
🥛 White paper cups (to create our ghosts)
🕷️ Black tape (the simple way to make a spider web)
🎨 Markers (decorate your ball )
⚽ Ball 

🎃 Remember to dress up and take photos and videos to share with us