All posts tagged "Sports"
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
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
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
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
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
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
Extreme sports day!
To celebrate Health and Sports Day, this month we take a look at some unconventional sports that take physical and mental health to a whole new level: the extreme! With the amount of exercise you get...
- Posted October 1, 2008