Socatots Garforth Town AFC of Northern Counties Football League. Owned by Simon Clifford of ICFDS, Futebol de Salao, Brazilian Soccer Schools and Socatots, Genix Healthcare http://www.garforthtown.com/index.php 2012-02-14T08:43:35Z Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management SOCATOTS 2010-01-14T12:13:17Z 2010-01-14T12:13:17Z http://www.garforthtown.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=66:socatots&catid=40:socatots&Itemid=67 Administrator b.close@garforthtown.com <table border="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td><img height="116" width="300" src="images/stories/new socatots logo.jpg" alt="new socatots logo" /></td> <td></td> <td> <p style="text-align: justify;">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.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;">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'.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <table border="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p style="text-align: justify;">Attending SOCATOTS® classes has enormous benefits for young children and their parents, some of which are listed below:</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Improvement of balance and co-ordination, as well as posture<br />Development of cognitive skills<br />Increased self confidence<br />Improved social skills<br />Enhanced muscle and bone development<br />More body awareness and understanding of the benefits of exercise</p> </td> <td></td> <td><img height="171" width="200" src="images/stories/gtfc_media/12.jpg" alt="12" /></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;">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.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <table border="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td><img height="163" width="200" src="images/stories/gtfc_media/10.jpg" alt="10" /></td> <td></td> <td> <p style="text-align: justify;">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 .</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">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.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <table border="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p style="text-align: justify;">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.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">For further details visit <a href="http://www.socatots.com/content2/">http://www.socatots.com/content2/</a></p> </td> <td></td> <td><img height="150" width="200" src="images/stories/gtfc_media/17.jpg" alt="17" /></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <table border="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td><img height="116" width="300" src="images/stories/new socatots logo.jpg" alt="new socatots logo" /></td> <td></td> <td> <p style="text-align: justify;">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.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;">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'.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <table border="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p style="text-align: justify;">Attending SOCATOTS® classes has enormous benefits for young children and their parents, some of which are listed below:</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Improvement of balance and co-ordination, as well as posture<br />Development of cognitive skills<br />Increased self confidence<br />Improved social skills<br />Enhanced muscle and bone development<br />More body awareness and understanding of the benefits of exercise</p> </td> <td></td> <td><img height="171" width="200" src="images/stories/gtfc_media/12.jpg" alt="12" /></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <p style="text-align: justify;">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.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <table border="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td><img height="163" width="200" src="images/stories/gtfc_media/10.jpg" alt="10" /></td> <td></td> <td> <p style="text-align: justify;">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 .</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">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.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p> <table border="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p style="text-align: justify;">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.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">For further details visit <a href="http://www.socatots.com/content2/">http://www.socatots.com/content2/</a></p> </td> <td></td> <td><img height="150" width="200" src="images/stories/gtfc_media/17.jpg" alt="17" /></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p>