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    June 5, 2019

    THIS WEEKEND: ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge Set for June 7-9 at CGC to Feature Basketball and Wheelchair Basketball



    FREE EVENT!  Let's bring Winnipeg together with physical activity through the ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge! Rally your friends, neighbours, and family to get active and our community could win $150,000 to go toward local physical activity initiatives and be crowned Canada's Most Active Community! The challenge runs from May 31 - June 16 so be sure to get active and start tracking!ParticiPACTION Community Better Challenge

    Sport Manitoba Challenge 
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    Who: All ages welcome!

    Where: Canada Games Sport for Life Centre

    When: June 7-9, 2019

    Cost: FREE!

    *Registration not required but encouraged*

    Schedule
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    June 7

    Basketball (Court 1) with Dr. Dish (Court 2):
    • Lead: Coach Jon Giesbrecht 
    • Session 1: 6-7 p.m.
    • Session 2: 7-8 p.m.
    • Session 3: 8-9 p.m.
    • Skill breakdown - dribbling, passing and shooting instruction (30 min)
    • Small-sided games - 1v1, 2v2 or 3v3 and use of Dr. Dish shooting machine (30 min)


    June 8

    Badminton (Court 1): 
    • Session 1: 5-6:30 p.m.
    • Session 2: 6:30-8 p.m.
    • Introduction, warm-up, grip and backhand serve (30 min)
    • Box game and other modified games (30 min)
    • Forehand serve and basic singles tactics (15 min)
    • Singles games (15 min)


    Table tennis (Court 2):
    • Session 1: 5-6:30 p.m.
    • Session 2: 6:30-8 p.m.
    • Understanding the game - rules of table tennis and information on teams and leagues (20 min)
    • Robot and motorball training - Learn basic forehand and backhand technique for topspin and bottom spin as well as footwork techniques (40 min)
    • Team and/or individual games (30 min)

    June 9

    Wheelchair Basketball & Phys. Ed. Games (Court 1):
    • Session 1: 9-10:30 a.m.
    • Session 2: 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
    • Introduction to wheelchair basketball - information on the sport, equipment, safety and pushing/seating components (10 min)
    • Warm-up and chair skills (20 min)
    • Dribbling, passing and shooting skills (30 min)
    • Scrimmage/wheelchair phys ed games (30 min)

    Fit Kids Healthy Kids (Court 2 *no registration):
    • Session 1: 9-10 a.m. - Motion Zone for all ages and games for ages 2-6
    • Session 2: 10-11 a.m. - Motion Zone for all ages and games for ages 7+
    • Session 3: 11a.m.-12 p.m. - Motion Zone and games for all ages and families
    • *The Motion Zone is a free play zone with unique equipment and games to play with staff. This is a large area where kids can get active in an unrestricted/free play setting. Staff actively engage with children, talk about the importance of physical activity, and teach them fun things to do that can improve their fundamental movement skills!

    REGISTER FOR ALL OTHER EVENTS

    Contact
    Amanda Wilks
    Sport Manitoba
    145 Pacific Avenue
    Winnipeg, MB R3B 2Z6
    Phone: 204-925-5603
    Amanda.Wilks@sportmanitoba.ca

    Source:  https://www.sportmanitoba.ca/participaction-community-better-challenge
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