GUNGAHLIN LAKES GIANTS - AUSKICK ROOKIES & PROS (Under 8s)
Rookie sessions are an introduction to Aussie Rules and do not involve weekend matches. They are targeted at players aged between 5-7. Those that are ready for the next stage may consider registering for Auskick Pro which involves one training session per week and a game at 2.30pm on a Saturday in North Canberra (targeted at players aged 6 to 8).
The Gungahlin Lakes Giants are nearly finished their Auskick Rookies sessions, commenced Week 5 of Term 1, and finishing Week 5 of Term 2. The sessions are be held at Harrison School, accessing the car park off Katoomba Street.
Players only require comfortable, warm clothing applicable to the weather, plenty of water for hydration and a keenness to learn AFL skills.
The program runs for 10 weeks. Parental assistance is paramount to a fun and effective sessions.
Auskick Pros (Under 8s)
Pro sessions are the next step on the introduction journey to Aussie Rules. They involve training once a week at Harrison School, accessing the car park off Katoomba Street. They involve weekend matches at 2.30pm on a Saturday in North Canberra. They are targeted at players aged between 6 -8.
The ground is divided into 3 zones and players are rotated across the zones during the match. Scores are not kept and the focus is on teaching and developing young players.
Players will be provided with a Playing Jumper & 1 pair of Socks, but will need to purchase playing shorts ($25). Mouthguards and Football boots are essential (second hand boots are available on request). Apart from that all that is required is warm clothing applicable to the weather, plenty of water for hydration and a keenness to learn AFL skills.
The season runs 14 May to 13 August (no games 11/6, 9/7, 16/7) with 1 Sunday game (31/7).
We anticipate having 1 team in the under 8s.
For more details contact Lynnet Bridgfoot at firstname.lastname@example.org.