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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Young athletes are taught new skills at University of Saskatchewan summer camps

Summer camps at the University of Saskatchewan give young athletes new skills.

Key Takeaways:

  • With various events and sports programs, the University of Saskatchewan ensures that kids stay active this summer.

The University of Saskatchewan ensures that youngsters keep active this summer with various events and sports programs.

The young athletes get the chance to pick up new athletic abilities, and volleyball is the sport of the week.

The Women’s Huskies Volleyball Coach, Mark Dodds, remarked, “We had a tonne of interest this summer, especially with the constraints on sports over the past couple of years.

The kids could join this summer to work on their wrestling, football, soccer, basketball, hockey, and volleyball skills.

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“It’s fantastic to see volleyball in our community being a sports players want to play,” said Dodds. “The camps filled up pretty quickly.”

The university’s coaches and players are instructing the kids.

“I coached in the camps while I was a student-athlete, so they’re undoubtedly a part of the (sports year) that I love. I adore watching these young people enjoying themselves and developing a passion for volleyball, said Dodds.

Summer camps at the University of Saskatchewan give young athletes new skills.
Summer camps at the University of Saskatchewan give young athletes new skills. Image from Google

The volleyball camp lasts one week out of the summer’s four weeks. The weekly maximum is 50 children.

“There are many benefits; you’re going to have a lot of fun and meet a lot of like-minded young athletes who want to play volleyball as well,” said the volleyball coach. “You get a full week of instruction and play here at the university, you get to be in our beautiful pac complex, and there are tons of benefits,” said Dodds.

One of the campers says she enjoys the experience and is glad to be active over the summer.

Simone Grisdale, a young athlete, said, “It feels wonderful because I don’t do much during the summer, but I normally do loads of volleyball camps.

The volleyball camp’s last week is from August 22 to 26.

Source: Global News

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