Child obesity has reached alarming levels within the United Kingdom. An astounding 41% of primary school children are either obese or over weight. Obesity impacts a child’s quality of life as children who are obese are very likely to remain obese, putting them at higher risk for heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and asthma. However, the effects go beyond the health risks and can lead to social discrimination, bullying and low self-esteem.
A.I.M Football and sports understand the importance and necessity for children of all ages to lead active and healthy lifestyles. Introducing, health, fitness, and fun through a number of different sports while educating children. Our sessions are based on child development and the fundamentals of football and sports. We deliver a healthy eating programme which has been deemed to be very effective.
Children are able to engage and interact with peers in a safe, comfortable and supportive environment, which is of extreme importance for the children’s physical health, mental health and overall well-being. Whilst also, gaining technical/ theoretical aspects of sports and fitness, resulting in more positive outcomes for children, allowing them to become more confident, comfortable and proud of themselves.
We A.I.M to Aid Every Child’s Ambition, by Inspiring Their Motivation. Which is why we have a reward scheme whereby children are presented with certificates, medals and prizes at the end of every 10-week block as a means to reward and teach them that hard work pays off which we believe keeps them Ambitious, Inspired And Motivated. All children are winners at A.I.M.