All posts tagged "Sports"

  • Paragliding and Canyoning in Japan

    With the amount of exercise you get from surfing trains, navigating from platform to platform, jostling elbows, or dodging lit cigarettes, it may seem that urban life is adventure enough. But take a deep breath and imagine...

    • Posted November 8, 2017
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  • Take me to the Yakyu!

    Japanese culture isn't all ikebana and macha making. Like every other import, the Japanese have taken baseball and made it their own. Star pitcher, Karen Pond, explains how to blend in with the crowd.

    • Posted April 4, 2017
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  • Sports coaches talk about kids & team sports

    When the Olympics come to Tokyo in 2020, our city will host some of the best athletes in the world. Chances are good that almost all of those athletes started in sports by playing on teams as...

    • Posted May 11, 2015
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  • Bubble Football for Kids

    It’s fun, exciting and new. Invented by Norway, (Boble Fotball) Bubble Football is the latest sports craze in Japan. Finally, it has made its way into Tokyo capturing the hearts of many young football enthusiasts just the...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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  • If your kid tells you he’s not really into football, you could use some “Sid” power

    Years ago, Sid Lloyd gave up a teaching career to bring a British-style of football education to the Tokyo scene. The British Football Academy has been tapping into children’s enthusiasm for the game in the last ten...

    • Posted April 7, 2014
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  • Will Japan make it through to the finals?

    Excitement is building up among the football fans in Japan as their team face a big challenge at the World Cup games this month.

    • Posted May 27, 2010
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  • Bend it like Beckham

    David Beckham’s father famously took his son to their local park in London every evening when he was a boy, encouraging him to practice striking a dead ball, controlling a pass and thumping half-volleys into a goal....

    • Posted February 1, 2009
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