Farnham Shooting Stars are National Cup
Congratulaions to our affiliated youth team, the Farnham Shooting Stars,
taking 2nd place in the Under-13 section of the 2014 National Youth Cup,
scoring 7 goals in the final. The Farnham Fireballs didn't fair so well
in the U16 competition but did manage to beat the existing champions in
their opening match. The U16 trophy eventually went to Hawick Hawks from
Scotland. Photos are available in our 'photos'
Floorball is Britain's Newest Olympic Sport
In July 2011 the International Olympic Committee formally recognised
floorball as an Olympic sport and added it to the waiting list for introduction
into the Summer Olympic Games. It is hope that it will start playing in
2024. So youngsters should start playing to play now in case TEam GB enters
A Perfect Introduction into Team Sports
Kids from 7 upwards love Floorball and it's a great way to introduce
them to a sport that they will want to play again and again. In fact,
most of the skills they learn (passing, marking, keeping the team
shape and spacial awareness) and the confidence they gain set them
up for most other team sports.
Floorball is safe and the rules actively discourage aggressive behaviour
which makes it great for boys and girls alike (even in the adult floorball
Leagues in the UK many teams are mixed).
Because players can substitute as many times as they want during a game,
floorball is suitable for players who are very fit and those players
who are not particularly fit. When they are out of breath they can
come and take a rest for a few minutes and then return to the game. This
is another reason why it is one of the most inclusive of all sports.