Sikkim Aakraman SCannounces Futsal Camp and Self Defence classes for kids

Summit Report

GANGTOK, 12 Sept:

Sikkim Aakraman Sporting Club has come up with sporting events to engage children and train them in the basics.

The club announced Futsal Camp for Kids and Self Defence classes for kids, ‘Lil Ninjas’, in Jiu-Jitsu from 24 September here at Aakraman Sports Arena above GMC office, Deorali. The registration process for the camp will remain open till 20 September.

Addressing a press conference on Sunday, Sikkim Aakraman SC president, Jigmee Singye mentioned that it is very important to catch children at the right age to lay a good foundation so the programme will focus on providing training in basics and fundamentals of football to children. He urged parents to take the full benefit of this opportunity to train their children at the right age.

He mentioned that the club has plans to make this event an annual feature to engage children in healthy sporting activities and bring out more talented and skilful footballers from Sikkim. He mentioned that the camp will have certified and experienced coaches to impart training in basics of football.

Another sporting event would be Self Defence classes in Jiu-Jitsu for children, which will help to build stamina, strength, endurance apart from knowledge in the self- defence.

Mr Singye said that the training would also help make children more disciplined and build their self-confidence to face any difficult situation. He added that it is a well-set programme for children which will be imparted by experienced mixed martial art coaches.

Sikkim Aakraman SC technical director, TashiNorbuTopden said that the camp is basically a skill development programme for children for eight weeks on every Saturday and Sunday.

“We have decided to give something new to children, so the camp is an opportunity for children to learn basics and to learn technical aspects like ball techniques, teamwork strategy and to make them responsible and determined,” he said. He added that the camp would help children to know and develop their ability and skills.

Sikkim Aakraman SC treasurer, SonamGelekinformed that the registration fee for the camp is Rs 7,000 which also includes diet and kits to children for eight weeks.

Likewise, Sikkim Aakraman SC vice-president,SonamGyaltsen mentioned that the club will also shortlist promising players from the camp to train them in the second phase of the programme. Talented and promising players shortlisted from the camp will get an opportunity to play for the junior team of Sikkim Aakraman SC in near future, he added.