The Sports Initiative program will serve about 500 children and adolescents at UNSC – Daily Life

The dreams of many young people to become great athletes may be closer than they realize. More precisely, on the UNESCO campus.

In addition to all the support provided by the schools, the goal of the physical education course is to serve more than 500 children and adolescents between the ages of 10 and 16 from the second half of May.

This will be possible through the Sports Initiative Program (PID) of the Santa Catarina Sports Foundation (Faceport). “We launched a project 30 days ago for a Fesporte public notice, aimed at launching the sport. All the universities in the state were invited and UNESC was in the top ten, where 20 physical education students were awarded scholarships to work in the sports initiation program,” he said. Johnny Marcio, coordinator of the education course, explained.

For this election, Tiago Lock Silvera, supervisor of Activity Monitors, said 47 registered educators had been interviewed. “We have analyzed the profiles, the methods with which they have more interaction and experience. There are still some omissions, so we have selected 20 people and we are in the training phase. What, “he said.

Kelvin Suarez Nunes, president of Faceport, said it was an opportunity the state government offered to all young people who wanted to enter the sport in a worthy way. “It really provides the tools, it is a tool of social transformation through sports, state institutions of higher learning, and UNESC is a great partner in this program. It takes this opportunity for the education, health and safety of our children. “, He said.

Academic command

Scholarships will depend on the academics selected to guide those who will attend the school. For this, they are training and next week they will go to Christmas School to present the project and recruit potential student athletes. “The basic idea of ​​this introductory program is that we can later promote the Municipal Sports Foundation (FME) with athletes. We have activities already started, such as karate, judo, women’s football and volleyball. The whole municipality.” , Adds Johnny.

In addition to the methods already started, students who visit the UNSC Sports Complex can practice futsal, field football, volleyball, basketball, handball, swimming, athletics, table tennis, beach tennis, etc. “This is a variation of the approach that will be offered to college and Christmas public school students at the UNSC Sports Complex,” he said.

To participate, children or adolescents must be enrolled in only one school in the city, whether public or private, and must be available for training at UNSC twice a week in the afternoon.

Tools obtained from Faceport

This Friday (06/05) morning, UNESC received all the necessary materials to start the Sports Introduction Program. These include mats, nets, soccer balls, basketball and volleyball. “All of these elements will be used to develop activities. It’s enough for us to develop activities with these young people,” says Johnny.

According to the supervisor of Activity Monitors, the main objective is to reach as many children and adolescents as possible, bringing them closer to both personal and collective sports. “It’s a great opportunity for our educators to take them very close to what they’re going to find in the job market after graduation.

In total, there will be 17 higher education institutions eligible for the Santa Catarina project, seven of which are in this first phase.


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