Auskick

Everything You Need to Know

The NAB AFL Auskick program provides boys and girls with a fun and safe Australian Football experience that serves as an introduction to a lifetime of involvement in the game.

Ages 5 to 8

Sundays 7:45-8am 

Blackman Park in Lane Cove West

Benefits of Auskick

  • Children learn the fundamental motor skills for future physical activity and sports participation
  • Children learn the basics of fitness conditioning, including how to train and practise
  • Children learn the basic principles and importance of health and nutrition
  • Through specially arranged physical activities and games, some very important mental and psychological skills are nurtured. These include self-motivation, self-responsibility, self-management, persistence, resilience and a best effort always attitude
  • Through specially arranged team activities, children learn important social skills, including cooperation and respect for others
  • Contact with older children and adults provides valuable role model experiences
  • Generally, children benefit from greater levels of confidence and self-awareness and improved health, fitness and overall well-being
  • Physical activity develops motor and social skills and intellectual capacities.
  • NAB AFL Auskick can assist in reducing self-destructive and delinquent behaviour in young people and contribute to a more disciplined attitude
  • Community structures often serve as positive models for other community programs that rely on volunteer support
  • Growth in NAB AFL Auskick benefits our economy, as do the savings on health expenditure that flow from a fitter and healthier population
  • Physically active children are more attentive, have a more efficient memory, enhanced creativity and better learning, and problem solving and attitude capabilities
  • NAB AFL Auskick helps children develop to their full potential.

Benefits to parents

  • Convenient, local opportunities for safe, quality family time that results in family bonding
  • The opportunity to engage with children and other families in physical activities and games
  • Greater social contact and interaction

Benefits to the community

  • A stronger social fabric and improved community health
  • Enhanced family and non-family support networks
  • Decreased antisocial behaviour
  • Community structures often serve as positive models for other community programs that rely on volunteer support
  • Growth in NAB AFL Auskick benefits our economy, as do the savings on health expenditure that flow from a fitter and healthier population

Contact

Nina Baulch(Auskick Director)

auskick@lanecovecats.com