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SOCATOTS® is the world's first soccer specific physical play programme for children from six months to school age. Aimed at giving children their very first start with the ball. SOCATOTS® was developed by Simon Clifford and is a truly unique programme.

 

SOCATOTS® uses soccer or football as our medium and of course a child attending SOCATOTS® will greatly develop their skills in this area, however SOCATOTS® is about a great deal more than just developing a child's affinity and control with the ball, it is about giving them a well-rounded start in their physical, social and educational development and developing the 'whole child'.

 

Attending SOCATOTS® classes has enormous benefits for young children and their parents, some of which are listed below:

Improvement of balance and co-ordination, as well as posture
Development of cognitive skills
Increased self confidence
Improved social skills
Enhanced muscle and bone development
More body awareness and understanding of the benefits of exercise

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The benefits of taking part in SOCATOTS® go far beyond just the physical and research shows that children who are physically active from a young age are more likely to concentrate better in the classroom. Add this to SOCATOTS® focus on educational and social development as well as physical and soccer specific skills and you can see that SOCATOTS® really does give a great start to children.

 

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SOCATOTS® sessions feature full parental participation and the emphasis is always on fun and structured play and development throughout each of the 3 SOCATOTS® phases: Phase 1 - Phase 2 - Phase 3 .

All SOCATOTS® equipment is specially designed for children to develop physical skills of agility, balance and co-ordination, from skittles, hoops and bean bags to balance boards and balls specially designed by Mitre. Each activity is intended to improve motor skills and to do so in a fun, creative and safe way.

 

SOCATOTS® sessions are led by staff who have undergone comprehensive and regular SOCATOTS® training courses. This training covers the theory and background behind the SOCATOTS® philosophy as well as the core skills, exercises and games for all 3 phases. All SOCATOTS® staff have undergone full training in Child Protection, Health and Safety and possess the relevant First Aid qualifications for working with young children. SOCATOTS® is a registered body with the Criminal Records Bureau and all SOCATOTS® staff have successfully undergone enhanced Disclosure checks.

For further details visit http://www.socatots.com/content2/

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Last Updated on Monday, 08 November 2010 09:16
 

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