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GERMAN BIKER GANG

About three weeks ago, a new sight started to appear regularly in the streets of Hout Bay: Shining green Avalanche bikes ridden by five passionate German volunteers. They have no helmets yet, but a lot of ambition to get around town. In fact, even too much ambition since two bikes already broke down and had …

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COACHES TRAINING

In January all of our coaches, from juniors up to U18, underwent coach training with a focus on our HBUFC training methodology. This included the concept of “deliberate practice”, popularised by Dr Anders Ericcson in the early 2000’s, as well as Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD), as we continually improve our coach’s education and development. …

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HBUFC VISIT TO CAMPHILL

We use football to bring people together, build trust, break down barriers and build friendships. This can take years. Or just 90 minutes. Our trip to Camphill Village, a residential community and school that provides support for the education, employment, and daily lives of adults and children with developmental disabilities, mental health problems, or other …

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HBUFC X PADDY UPTON

‘The bare foot coach’ is the name of Paddy Upton’s best selling book and it describes his method of coaching, which is player centred. At HBUFC we look to leverage football to taker members on a development journey, positively impacting their behaviour off the field while improving their behaviour on the field. Paddy has agreed …

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HBUFC X ENLABELER

As part of the HBUFC employment hub we have formed a partnership with data labellers En-labeller. HBUFC provide work readiness training and on going mentorship and management support to staff working in the new Hout Bay hub. So far over 50 players, players family members and friends of players have been trained and tested and …

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