Aaron on our ASDAN award

24th April 2020

Here’s Aaron our Careers Coach checking in with an exciting offer for young people, enabling you to continue to push yourself and your career forward in this difficult time.

Hi everyone,

I hope you have all had a good week and are staying safe.

At Empire Fighting Chance we are offering anyone aged between 13-19 the opportunity to gain credits towards an ASDAN award in sports and fitness. This is a great opportunity to set an achievable goal and make the most of your free time.

How do I sign up?

Speak to your coach directly and they will alongside you in gaining the credits towards the qualification. If you are not in contact with a coach at the moment, message us on social media or email Aaron on aaron@empirefightingchance.org

Do I have to pay for the course?

No, the course during lockdown is FREE!

What do I have to do to gain the credits?

  • 10 hours of exercise – this can be anything including jogging, yoga, or dance. Keep a log of your exercise for evidence.
  • Complete 2 out of 4 of the following tasks;
    A) Investigate how much it would cost to buy a sports kit and equipment in the sport of your choice.

    B) Research either a sports team or a sports competition and display in a poster form.

    C) Create a profile for a sporting star. Select a sportsperson of your choice and create a factual profile on them.

    D) Investigate the opportunities in your local area for participation in organised sport; including indoor, team, and outdoor activities.

What do I do once I have completed the tasks?

With help from your coach in completing the tasks, bring all of your tasks together and present them in a nice flowing document. Once you have done this, sit back and wait for your certificate!

What skills will I use/learn?

  • Research skills
  • Use of IT
  • Problem solving
  • Use of English
  • Use of Maths

Whilst you are in lockdown, use your time wisely and get qualified. For any further information email aaron@empirefightingchance.org