LONDON NATIVE AND MIAMI DOLPHINS PRO BOWL RUNNING BACK JAY AJAYI HOSTS FREE YOUTH FOOTBALL CAMP IN HOMETOWN OF HACKNEY.
Ajayi Partners with FloRéal Sports hosted by Hackney Quest for Free NFL Camp.
Miami Dolphins Pro Bowl running back and London native Jay Ajayi hosted a football camp in partnership with FloRéal Sports and Hackney Quest in his hometown of Hackney last Saturday (1st July). The event provided the area youth with the opportunity to engage in sport (American Football and Soccer) to aid with character building and to create a strong sense of community while interacting with and learning from Ajayi in a fun and encouraging environment.
This FREE camp was held Saturday, July 1 from 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. at Well Street Common E9 and was open to youth ages 6 to 15 The camp was broken up into six 20-minute sessions: 12:40 p.m.-1 p.m., 1:10 p.m.-1:30 p.m., 1:40 p.m.-2 p.m., 2:10 p.m.-2:30 p.m., 2:40 p.m.-3 p.m., and 3:10 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Campers participated in single session and rotate through four specialized running back drills run by Ajayi and FloRéal Sports coaches.
“I could not be happier to give back to the Hackney community through my love of American football,” said Ajayi. “It was an amazing day and I am excited to work with the next wave of American football stars from the U.K.”
The camp provided youth ages six to 15 with the opportunity to work on their football skills, sportsmanship, and teamwork, while building confidence both on-and-off the field. Each participant received a t-shirt and sticker upon completion of the drills.
Arsenal Soccer School were also on hand throughout the day to coach kids on the soccer skills. The Arsenal coaching helped the kids with the foundations of ‘Playing the Arsenal way’. These included football based passing and movement, technique and skill. Incorporating the principles of fair play, teamwork, expression, and fun.!
Faz Hossenally, FloRéal’s Sports Co-Founder & Director, added, “Our organization is actively working to promote the sport of American football in the U.K. so the opportunity for FloRéal Sports to partner with a hometown hero like Jay Ajayi on his first camp in Hackney is truly incredible.”
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