Well Done to Winton Primary School for a !st place, and Branksome Heath School for a 2nd place in handball.
Both schools have been playing yBall for few years on a weekly basis.
Engaging students into this wonderful sport, of Team Building, Sportsmanship, Respect, Movement, Tracking, Closing Down, Spacial Awareness, speeding and slowing the games down, Defence skills and learning from loss.
So well done to all the schools that took part in the games on the day, a fantastic atmosphere of how games are played by a new generation of athletes.
On the BBC new’s last night, was the England Football team playing yBall in the back ground, like the England Rugby team.
COME ON ENGLAND
yBall focuses on “ABC‘s”
AGILITY, BALANCE, COORDINATION. SPEED, SPACE AWARENESS , MOVEMENT,TRACKING. AND MUCH MORE.
This is the direct quote sent to me, from the BBC1 sports presenter MIKE BUSHEL.
The new England coach Eddie Jones told me he loved the feature and the look of yBall and will use it in his training sessions…will spread the word.
yBall is now based in Branksome Heath Junior School, for nearly one year, within each session a average of twenty plus students playing yBall.
yBall Bring together students and communities of all abilities and backgrounds, yBalls focus on fun, education and development makes it sport ideal for your school.
In some schools with the introductory of yBall into there sports curriculum, there has been a 15% up lift in inactive students playing sports.
Over 1,200 students to participate at the Dorset Summer School Games Finals
Bryanston School will be hosting the Dorset Summer School Games Finals 2017. Over 1,200 students will participate in a range of competitions, including cricket, equestrian, and rounders.
Martin Kimberley, Active Dorset Chief Executive, stated “It’s great to see the range of opportunities for students in Dorset as the County School Games continue to grow and 2018 will be the largest event yet. Very well done to everyone who has made it to the Games and I hope you all have a successful, enjoyable and memorable day.”
The School Games is a unique opportunity to motivate and inspire millions of young people across the country to take part in more competitive school sport.
#Active Dorset #Dorset school game #yBall #BU #Relays
Some of Next few Month yBall Events.
LittleDown Family Fun day 29th July.
New Milton Community Session starts 7th August.
NCS days sports event at BU.
Kingsleigh primary school sports day.
More up and coming events will be Blogged & posted shortly.
yBall sports ended the 2017 year with School V School yBall games, with Winton Primary holding the Tesco Managers cup.
Now with the new year starting, plus new schools on board for 2018, it makes for an interesting year, to see if they can hold onto the cup.
If you are interested in having a FREE taster session in your school or community, please contact us via our email address, or just give me a call. And read up on what is yBall on our site.
Prime Sports NW CIC
Prime Sports NW CIC, taken delivery of there own bespoke, 16 piece Goal set and bags, Scorecards, Balls, and rules an Regs , plus a few more bits. And start delivering sessions in Bolton’s, Schools & the community in the new term.
yBall sports, are very proud to be part of this forward thinking sports company, in getting more people active.
Prime Sports NW CIC
Who are Prime Sports ?
A Community Interest Company based in Bolton providing Sports and activity coaching for Young People, Over 55s and other groups.
What do Prime Sport deliver ?
Prime is a North West based organisation who are seeking to develop people’s interest in sport and to keep people active. Prime wanted to offer a wider range of sporting opportunities to young people in the Community. Addition wanting to work with people who are still young at heart, plus being an inclusive organisation with extensive experience of working with those with disabilities.
yBall is now in the Bolton, Rugby, Wiltshire, Scotland , and it’s birth place, Dorset.
This week would see the yBall team, Back at school coaching yBall since the half-term.
Delivering three sessions of yBall to three Schools, over the last three days, Engaging 41 children playing yBall. Winton Primary School, St Joseph primary School, and The Bishop of Winchester Academy. Next week Friday will see the team attend, the Dorset PE and School Sport Conference.
All the children in each school have shown great improvements, in all the ABC’s, core skill’s, catching, and movement.
The game’s tempo was very fast, with the guy’s and gal’s falling back into defensive positions at times, but we are working on this week on week. In three to four weeks we’ll be working on zones, plays.
The key to all of this is have fun., so request your song for the playlist.
Tomorrow is Bournemouth University Freshers Fair. Things kick off at 11.00am. So make sure you get there in time, to speak to the guy’s and gal’s in SportsBU plus RelaysBU, a great and friendly team that are always happy to help.
yBall is now a Campus sport, so don’t forget to sign up Guy’z an Gal’z.
FITLIVING UK will be an amazing fitness weekender at the BIC and Bournemouth Beach.
On September 9th and 10th 2017.
The yBall team will be in the Solent Hall in the BIC 11am on Saturday 9th September, to demonstrate the game and a come along join in free taster session. Plus being part of Bournemouth University’s and Relays BU beach event. yBall on the beach start’s at 14.00.
WHAT IS yBALL?
- yBall is a fast tempo catch and pivot, FUN based game.
- A non-impact, MIXED GENDER, cardio based game played to music.
- A mix of American football, netball, basketball. If you have ever played any of these sports, yBall is the game for you. And if not then yBall is the game for you.
- The referee is the Mc on the MIC. The game can also be played in the dark.
- yBall could called a space invasion game, as yBall is played on any surface. Beaches, Indoor or Outdoor.there are no markings, no bounders to the pitch, which means there is full movement all the around the pitch.
- This year yBall has seen a full range of players. Blind, Wheel chaired, prosthetic blades, plus a one armed player, so know matter what your ability you can play yBall.
With September being the most popular time for people to begin a new fitness regime or start a gym, FITLIVING UK is a new national fitness lifestyle show hitting the beautiful sandy beaches of Bournemouth and the Bournemouth International Centre (BIC), Bournemouth on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th September, 2017. This is fitness at its absolute best with over 50 classes to try, first class speakers and the latest fitness trends. There’s something for everyone, whether you’re a hardcore Crossfitter or looking to be a bit more active.
Greet the weekend with sunrise yoga, have a go at boxing, join in Les Mills classes, live Zumba, tough functional fitness, wind down with sunset yoga or pilates, enjoy mini football and gymnastics for kids, get educated in the nutritional village, get the best apparel deals in the shopping village, discover the latest fitness tech, learn new recipes in the demo kitchen or try some healthy street food all by the beach.
The show will demystify fitness and appeal to anyone looking to try out the latest fitness innovations including families wanting to keep fit together, the toughest of athletes and anyone hoping to just improve their health. Visitors can expect a wide of range of activities across the weekend with holistic & wellbeing, yoga and tough fitness tents directly on the beach and a blogger stage where you can meet your favourite fitness bloggers and hear from nutritional chefs, sporting celebrities and fitness professionals.
With over 15,000 people expected, we will see you their.
For more information visit www.fitlivinguk.com
For the second year, yBall is proud to be part of this growing event
yBall is a fast tempo game.
Great for cardio, non-impact sport easy to understand . Key for team building, hand to eye coordination.
Catch and pivot game, using space awareness, and communication
A firm favourite on Bournemouth’s family festival programme,
The Littledown Family Fun Day returns for 2017.
packed completely free entertainments programme for visitors of all ages.
The whole centre joins in the fun as activities, attractions and displays flood the sports centre’s main hall and gymnasiums and take over the vast Littledown Park in its sweeping grounds. Watch local talent showcasing yBall gymnastics, taekwondo, singing, dancing and acting.
You’ll be wowed by the martial arts displays, meet Crazy Creature creepy crawlies, go orienteering and get your face painted and your hair wrapped. Watch in amazement at the falconry display, challenge the family to go Go Karting, sign the kids up to youth theatre workshops or send them into the Inflatable Zone to bounce off that endless energy!
There’s so much going on that you could easily stay for the whole event – from 11am to 4pm. Fine-tune your Wimbledon skills in tennis training sessions, watch the magic shows and children’s entertainment, polish your circus skills and take on a fun run assault course. There’s even an adult/teen bouncy castle if the kids won’t take turns!
If all that sounds a little too energetic there are plenty of opportunities to grab refreshments and snacks and the play parks and paddling pool are open as usual if you need a change of pace! There is live music on the Terrace, a licensed bar, BBQ, wood fired pizzas and even an inflatable pub!
The yBall team will be allocating out time slots for the come and play games
To book your slot please text or email me on
- 11.45 /12.30.
- 12.45 / 13.30
- 13.45/ 14.30
- 14.45/ 15.30
- mini tournament
Off the back of this event we will be starting the yBall community sessions, starting Tuesday 1st August 8.00 pm.
And every Tuesday thereafter. At the Littledown playing field near the Astro turf pitch.
The first session is free.
£4.00 per session.
Session run time 1 hour 30 minutes
This week would see the yBall sports team deliver session, at Bournemouth University running sessions 220 NCS students, over a 2 day period, for the 3rd year in a row.
Plus for 2nd year row, the yBall Sports team, also ran a sports session on Friday with 52 Gifted and Talented youngsters aged 13 to 16, as part of the ongoing Health and Wellbeing Day Festival of Learning.
The yBall sports team is proud, to be part of the development of the young students in there outreach projects in the community. A massive thanks to Bournemouth Uni Relays team, for help and support, with the program of activities they’ve put together, team building, Uni tours, and the sports activity with yBall Sports. Plus Elise St Hill and her team for putting together the Health and wellbeing day.
To end a fantastic week of activities the yBall team will be at Slades Farm Family Festival.
This is a free event with a range of family friendly activities including:
A fun dog show, various stalls and amusements, activities in and around the Community Centre and Slades Farm
Open Spaces. There will also be, activities in the Community Garden and Velodrome, food stalls, live music and
sporting events. There is an expected footfall within the region of 1500 people at any one time, between 12 noon and
#slades Farm #Bournemouth Uni #Relays# Elise St Hill #yBall
COME AND TRY A NEW UP A COMING SPORT.
A blend of two sports American Football & Netball.
A Non contact catch and pivot sports game.
The first session is free.
This Sunday will see yBall being played at Winton Rec at 11.00 till 12.30 . A light game of yBall, a great sports game. A Non-contact sport, a great social sports game, and a place to make new with friends.
And when the weather is good we play yBall on the beach.
Slades Farm Family Festival Sunday 16th July
Just 17 days to go before the Festival!
Banners are up; correx boards are up; 2000 A5 flyers have been distributed; A4 and A3 size notices are going up in shops, notice boards and around the area. Over 11000 A3 flyers are being delivered this week by Royal Mail.
This is a great opportunity for those of you, think about getting active, but don’t know which sport to tryout.
Slades farm festival will have more sports and side events than you can shake a stick at LOL
#slades farm #yBall #Bournemouth Uni #Relays
yBall is proud to be part of this fantastic experience once again.
A full week of fun and games
What is NCS?
National Citizen Service (NCS) is an experience you really don’t want to miss. If you’re 15 to 17 years-old, this is your chance to embark on exhilarating challenges, make your mark and build skills for work and life. More than 275,000 young people have already said YES to NCS.
There 4 phases action plan :
And at the end of this journey is the NCS Graduation Party and awards.
#NCS #Relays #Bournemouth Uni # yBall