Sports skills to beat crime

2017-03-21 06:02
The graduating coaches.

The graduating coaches.

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Making an Impact Through Sport (MITS) and Mitchell’s Plain and Lentegeur police held a graduation ceremony for candidates who successfully completed the Sport Coaching and Administration as well as a Golf Skills ­Programme.

The certificates awarded by ETA Colleage in conjunction with South Golf Development Board partnering with MITS.

Mitchell’s Plain and Lentegeur police, through the Social Crime Units, are also part of this partnership as they work with the youth and run various sporting codes at the schools such as the table tennis and pool league.

They also support the schools soccer, cricket and netball programmes as part of the Sports Against Crime and Youth At Risk Programmes.

The coaches attended a course at the ETA college. The schools that form part of the golf programme are Jamaica Way, Westville, Meadow Ridge, Eislenben, West End, Mitchell’s Plain and Ridgeville primary schools as well as Aloe Junior School.


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