Original Title: Give Children a Healthy Future (National Games for All)
Recently, the China Youth Basketball Open (NYBO) finals ended in Suzhou, Jiangsu. Throughout the season, NYBO organized 2,000 games in 21 regions across the country, with a total of 10,000 children participating. Liao Yixuan, who lives in Jianye District, Nanjing, Jiangsu, is one of them. Liao Xixuan's father, Liao Xi, witnessed the growth of his son on the court. "Through his team consciousness, responsibility and aggressiveness in the game, I felt his love for the sport of basketball."
From "Want me to practice" to "I want to practice"
Liao Xuanxuan was only 5 years old and 8 months old, and he was over 1.2 meters tall. In Liao Xi ’s view, this age and height should be tried to play basketball. “I told him to play basketball can grow taller and stronger, and it is cool to play basketball,” Liao Xi said, “ He didn't object, but he couldn't talk much about initiative. "
Starting last summer, Liao Yuxuan joined the Nanjing Peter Pan basketball training camp. He trains once a week for two hours, starting with the most basic basketball moves, physical fitness, pace ... step by step. "It's not interesting, let's play with it." Liao Xi said.
The change comes from Liao Yuxuan participating in the Chinese Youth Basketball Open this spring, with 4 points and 3 rebounds. It is the first technical statistic of Liao Yuxuan's official game. Liao Xi said: "This is the first game of his life. After participating in the game, I feel his enthusiasm has been ignited. Looking at his game statistics, I am even more excited than him."
The China Youth Basketball Open is a basketball game for youngsters aged 4 to 18, founded by Zhonghui Sports and jointly supported by the Youth Sports Department of the General Administration of Sport of China and the Chinese Basketball Association. ". At present, the event has been launched in 21 cities across the country. Last year, more than 1,000 events were held and the scale of participation reached 10,000.
When he learned that he could represent the Peter Pan to participate in the NYBO finals held in Suzhou in early August, Liao Yuxuan couldn't sleep, he told everyone around him the news. Although Liao Yuxuan was only a "bench player" in the team, he had the opportunity to play in the second quarter of the game, but it did not prevent him from devoting himself fully-he was crying when he missed two free throws, and the team failed to win. He At noon, I sweated a lot ... From "Want me to practice" to "I want to practice", this game experience has an immediate effect. Now, every day, Liao Yuxuan himself will actively practice dribbling for about half an hour. .
Playing sports for children's growth
With the development of economy and society, people pay more and more attention to physical health. Market-based fitness training institutions have also increased significantly in recent years. Beijing Xinxing Basketball Club, headquartered in Beijing's Daxing District, was established in 2011. Nie Huaxin recalled, "At that time, Daxing District was our family, and now there are more than a dozen basketball training institutions."
How to teach basketball skills to children, Nie Huaxin and his coaching team took a lot of thought, "Under 6 years of age is mainly to cultivate interest, training methods are mainly game, and about 10 years of age is mainly to guide children to read the game, analyze and analyze To solve the problem, the 12-year-old must stimulate children's creativity on the court. "Nie Huaxin has accumulated a set of teaching methods. The number of children who come here to learn basketball has increased from 6 in the first class to more than 600 now, from 6 to 14. Years, divided into 5 age groups. In addition, Beijing Xinxing Basketball Club has 12 coaches, of which 10 have a C or B basketball coach certificate, and the business training twice a week is also unbeatable.
"Let sports be integrated into education and return to its roots", such a sentence on the promotion board of Nova Basketball Club is impressive. Nie Huaxin said that practicing football here is not only for weight loss, less sickness, and being tall. Now parents are becoming more aware of the role of sports in shaping their character. "Physical exercise helps children build self-confidence and improve self-discipline. They not only know how to enjoy victory but also learn to accept failure. This is actually a process of improving their overall ability." Nie Huaxin said.
Make basketball a lifestyle
Youken International Basketball Club was founded in Beijing in 2011. The founder Ding Renhai recalled that there were only three people in the club at the time. Recommended by friends. "
Youken's growth trajectory is also a portrait of the "blowout" development of youth basketball. Today, this club has a team of more than 150 Chinese and foreign coaches, and has more than 60 teaching venues and bases in Beijing, Shanghai, and Tianjin. It has settled in more than 40 primary and secondary schools in Beijing to popularize basketball courses, and plans to open 200 teaching sites nationwide in the next three years.
Youken adopts a combination of basketball teaching, basketball matches and international exchanges, as well as various themed activities. The ultimate goal is to give children a healthy lifestyle through basketball, so that children love basketball from an early age. Ding Renhai said: "We have always made sports an education. There are many things in sports, such as teamwork, communication, and communication, which play an important role in improving the personality of young people. Therefore, we believe that sports first is sports, and second is education. The third is lifestyle, which we have always advocated. "
Song Zhanjun, a standing member of the Youth Committee of the Chinese Basketball Association, said, "The Chinese Basketball Association regards the extensive development of national fitness as an important task. What is the focus of the extensive development of national fitness? Focus on children. Let basketball enter the family and make basketball a Lifestyle, let basketball become a training method for students. What are we training? Not now, not now, but the future. "