STAND UP WITH US – TAKE THE PLEDGE!

After 1992, The South African government went to great lengths to right the wrongs of apartheid in sport. While positive, these were usually once off initiatives with more PR value than long-term benefits. The sad reality is that once a talented individual completes school they are highly unlikely to realise their full potential on the …

JUNIOR HOCKEY STARS SPARKLE UNDER LIGHTS

Friday 5th September, played host to the annual Sporting Chance Bishops u12 Day/Night Hockey Tournament. Aspiring young players from the top girls and boys schools of the Southern Suburbs gathered for the much anticipated event. The tournament, which is a highlight on these youngsters hockey calendar didn’t disappoint and the passion, camaraderie and skills displayed …

SPORTING CHANCE KENRIDGE U13 DAY/NIGHT HOCKEY 2014

For over a decade Sporting Chance has supported Kenridge Primary School in hosting the annual Sporting Chance Kenridge u13 Day/Night Hockey Festival. This past Friday 29th August, over 300 young hockey players from the Helderberg and Northern Suburbs descended on the Stellenbosch Hockey Complex to compete for top honours. Keeping up its reputation, the tournament …

THE 6.7 CHALLENGE FOR MANDELA DAY

In 2008, Nelson Mandela made an inspired call to encourage the next generation to take on the burden of leadership in addressing the world’s social injustices when he said that “it is in your hands now”. Nelson Mandela International Day was launched in 2009 and since then the global movement has celebrated his legacy and …

SPORTING CHANCERS REACHING ‘THE SUMMIT’ THIS WEEK

As a coach there is no better feeling than seeing a youngster grasp a skill that you have been trying to teach them. The satisfaction of improvement far out ways the accolades of competition, and for our Sporting Chance coaches this week has meant just that… The ‘IDEA’ concept of coaching has been pertinent to …

SUPER TALENT ON DISPLAY AT THE ANNUAL SPORTING CHANCE/WYNBERG SUPER SKILLS HOCKEY

280 hockey mad youngsters gathered at the Wynberg Campus Astros on Tuesday for the annual Sporting Chance Wynberg Super Skills Hockey. Participants from schools all around greater Cape Town, including teams from Bellville, Somerset West and even Hermanus made the trip to be a part of the action. For the first time the girls joined …