This sports camp gives an opportunity to children aged 4 to 16 years old an occupation during the school holidays and instill in them the Olympic values and develop their curiosity in sport by practicing mainly karate and also other sports such as basketball, sports chanbara and badminton to name a few.
The "Best Holidays Karate for Children" project which is also playing a big role in improving the children’s academic performance when they go back to school, was planned to be implemented in 3 phases as follow:
The IOC and Panasonic seed funding has been so helpful in securing coaches for the camp, as well as buying equipment for the children. The first phase was a success as 152 children including 47 girls participated while the purpose of the whole project was to impact between 150 and 200 children.
Due to COVID-19 pandemic, the second phase did not happened as it was planned but we managed to help 23 children to stay active and keep learning about the Olympic values from their homes during the lockdown.
Then, as the sports activities were resumed finally, we are preparing the launch of the third phase and organizing some events to conclude this project by the end of November 2020.
Children learning about the the Olympic values and enjoying activities at home