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LYG VIRTUAL DANCE
London Youth Games has launched a Virtual Dance event in partnership with Step Change Studios to give all young Londoners the opportunity to stay active, represent their borough and express themselves during the pandemic.
LYG Virtual Dance will run for six weeks, with each week dedicated to a different style of dance, including Street, Latin, Contemporary and Bollywood. Dance professionals including Joelle D’Fontaine, will introduce the different styles, sharing their favourite moves and inspiring young Londoners to create their own routines.
Videos showcasing the different styles will be released every Saturday at 10am. Young Londoners will then have until Friday at 12pm to get involved and confirm their participation via the LYG website. Participants are also encouraged to share videos of their routines for the chance to win the MVP Award and Nike prizes.
LYG VIRTUAL INCLUSIVE GAMES
London Youth Games are putting young disabled Londoners at the heart of competition, empowering them to set, film, complete and share challenges as part of the LYG Virtual Inclusive Games.
The LYG Virtual Inclusive Games will run for eight weeks, with three challenges released each week. All the challenges will be set by young disabled athletes and will come with suggested adaptations to ensure as many young Londoners as possible can get involved.
The LYG Virtual Inclusive Games are open to all young Londoners. To participate, simply complete the challenges and submit your scores via our website to earn points for your borough.
Challenges will be released every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 9.00am. You will have until Monday at 12.00pm to complete the challenges and submit your scores.
Individual prizes are also up for grabs. Share videos of your challenge attempts on social media using #ThisIsLYG to be in with a chance of winning the weekly MVP award and some Nike swag.
lyg x school games fitness challenges
We will be releasing weekly fitness challenges throughout the Spring Term to help keep you active during lockdown.
A new challenge will be released every Monday at 9.00am via our website and social media channels. You will have until Friday at 12.00pm to complete the challenge and submit your score.
Complete the challenges to earn points and help your borough climb the leaderboard. We will provide weekly updates, and at the end of Spring Term, the winning borough will be announced. Share your challenge attempts with us on social media using #ThisIsLYG
st thomas more school in haringey and grey court school in richmond
How many balls can you land in the target?
Pick one of the challenge variations and see how many balls you can land in the target. You have 5 attempts and will receive 1 point for each attempt you get in the target. If you don’t have a rugby ball, use any other type of ball. Try using a bucket, hoop or box as a target. Download the challenge sheet for suggested adaptations and coaching tips.
Central Foundation in tower hamlets and Southfields Academy in wandsworth
How many times can you hit the target in 60 seconds when throwing or volleying a ball against the wall?
You will receive 1 point for each time you hit the target. If you don’t have a volleyball, you can use any other type of ball. This challenge can be done indoors or outdoors, all you need is a wall and a target. You could use tape, chalk, or paper to mark your target. Download the Challenge Sheet for suggested adaptations and coaching tips.
BOWER PARK ACADEMY IN HAVERING
How long does it take you to hit 4 targets with a ball?
Time how long it takes you to complete this challenge. You can use any type of ball and the targets can be made from any equipment you have available. To make this challenge easier, make your targets bigger or move closer when throwing. To make it more difficult, try moving further away from the targets or receiving the ball whilst on the move. Download the Challenge Sheet for suggested adaptations and coaching tips.
Kingsbury high in brent
You have 10 attempts to kick or throw a ball into a target from 3 different distances. The further the distance, the more points you will score.
1 metre from the target = 2 points, 2 metres from the target = 5 points and 3 metres from the target = 10 points. This challenge can be done from a seated or standing position. You can adapt the difficulty of this challenge by increasing the size of the ball or the size of the target. Download the Challenge Sheet for suggested adaptations and coaching tips.
poplar primary school in merton
How long does it take you to dribble a ball round the markers? You must dribble the ball round the markers twice, like in the video.
Record how long it takes you to complete the challenge and submit your time. This challenge can be done indoors or outdoors. You can use any type of ball for this challenge. If you don’t have a hockey stick you can use a tennis racket, a cricket bat or even a broom. Download the Challenge Sheet for suggested adaptations and coaching tips.
WAVERELY SCHOOL IN ENFIELD
How many balls can you get into the hoops? You have 5 different hoops and 5 attempts to get a ball in each hoop.
You will receive 10 points for each ball you get into the hoops. Place a ball in one of the hoops, this is worth 20 points if you hit it. You can use any type of ball for this challenge. You can throw, roll or use a ramp to propel the balls. If you don’t have hoops, you can use rope or tape to create your targets. Download the Challenge Sheet for suggested adaptations and coaching tips.
Leyshana and toshane from enfield
How many catches can you complete in 60 seconds? You should try to include 4 different types of catches.
If you don’t have an American football, you can use a football, a tennis ball or any other type of ball or object that you can safely catch with. If you don’t have a partner, you can throw the ball against a wall and see how many times you can catch it. Download the Challenge Sheet for suggested adaptations and coaching tips.
The Fox Federation in Kensington & Chelsea
How many times can you catch and throw the ball between the markers in 30 seconds? Remember to concentrate on your footwork.
You can use any type of ball for this challenge as long as it bounces. The markers should be laid out 3 metres apart. This challenge can be done indoors or outdoors. You can do this challenge with a partner. Try the variations in the video. Download the Challenge Sheet for suggested adaptations and coaching tips.
Oaklands School in Tower Hamlets
How many times can you bowl the ball into the target area? You have 10 attempts to bowl a ball, overarm or underarm, into a target area whilst trying to hit the stumps.
Each time the ball lands in the target area you get 1 point. Each time the ball hits the stumps you receive an additional 1 point. The maximum points that can be scored from one attempt is 2 points. The maximum points you can score overall is 20 points. Add up your points and submit your scores after 10 attempts. Download the Challenge Sheet for suggested adaptations and coaching tips.
SWAKELEYS SCHOOL IN HILLINGDON
How long does it take you to complete one of the challenge variations?
Complete five shuttle runs whilst dribbling the ball between two markers or see how long it takes you to complete five shots whilst dribbling around the different cones after each successful shot. You can use any type of ball for this challenge as long as it bounces. For the shooting variation, you can use a mark on the wall if you don’t have a basketball hoop. Download the Challenge Sheet for suggested adaptations and coaching tips.