Kola kick starts the action at Anthony Roper’s

Every child in school took part in a fantastic and inspiring fitness challenge led by British and International Triple Jumper Kola Adedoyin.  Children performed four different activities which represented a small subset of the actual training exercises that such elite athletes would do in order to keep fit.  Kola and Sportivator Julian worked with the children to complete the fitness circuits, coaching and encouraging them as they went.

After break Kola led a whole school assembly where explained how he was first inspired to do sport while at primary school. His first main passions, as with many young boys, were football and basketball, but he soon realised he had the build and pace to become a triple jumper. He demonstrated several jumps and steps and then got children to have a go. Even some of the teachers were persuaded to try out some of the jumps! Read more…

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