The Street Racket team arrived back in the capital of Phnom Penh to host the first instructors training in Cambodia. The session was held at the CCC, the Cambodia Country Club - also the home of the Cambodian Tennis Federation.
Four coaches were certified after the class, they boast NGO and sports backgrounds and can now teach and implement Street Racket in schools, other NGOs, homes, communities and many more platforms.
One of the new instructors will start with these healt
During our stay in Battambang, half way between the Capital Phnom Pen and Siem Reap (with the famous temples of Ankor), we were able to visit and work with this national treasure.
Phare Ponleu Selpak is a very well known NPO with a circus that ranks among the biggest attractions near and far. The Street Racket team was invited to a show and then worked with kids and teachers of the school that is also featured within the organization. The young artists can use the various a
We travelled to the Cambodian/Thai boarder town of Poipet to introduce Street Racket to the reknown organization Damnok Toek (meaning a drop of water). The NGO helps children who are victims of human trafficking and gives them a safe place for education, food and building up new trust. Damnok Toek information. Damnok Toek received the PRIX CARITAS 2018!
Social workers, teachers and members of the management were present at the introduction, conducted by Street Racket co-fo
We put this clip together from our second training session with rehab patients. The joy and energy is so contagious and it is amazing to see how playful the Cambodians are - despite some very dark and recent chapters in their history. Please click the link and turn up the sound! Street Racket @ Rehab Center Cambodia During our visit to the Battambang center, supported by the Red Cross and the Mine-Ex Program, we invented new games to adapt the activities for the patients and
Smiling Gecko was founded by charismatic artist Hannes Schmid. The Swiss based NGO has made incredible efforts to secure education, jobs and homes for hundreds of families in Cambodia. The Street Racket team was invited to stay at the magnificent Smiling Gecko farmhouse northwest of the capital during a 3 day kick off period of a wonderful collaboration that contains many exciting aspects such as:
-Training the teachers of the Smiling Gecko school that will educate up to 4000
Es gibt unzählige tolle Übungen und Spielformen, die bei schlechtem Wetter problemlos auch drinnen oder unter einem Dach bzw. in einem gedeckten Bereich gespielt werden können. Der Ball ist weich und leise und verursacht somit keinerlei Probleme für die Umgebung, Beim Spiel mit Racket und Ball werden die koordinativen Fähigkeiten geschult und die Fertigkeiten mit Racket und Ball werden von Mal zu Mal besser, was auch für die Street Racket Spiele auf den offiziellen Feldern w
Today the Street Racket team was invited to introduce the concept to staff and patients of the physical rehabilitation center supported by the international committee of the Red Cross in Cambodia.
After explaining the many positive effects of Street Racket and the special ways to enjoy it with a physical handicap more than 40 participants engaged in many activities full of joy and laughter.
It was amazing and humbling to see the high spirits throughout the entire morning - d
We are happy and proud to announce that we have already been able to train the first Street Racket instructors in Thailand. A very important steps to ensure a sustainable Street Racket introduction in a new country is to have local instructors. There we go... welcome on board of the Street Racket global team! Let's rock the streets in Thailand!
After some troublesome days due to storm Pabuk the Street Racket team arrived in Bangkok just in time to officially kick off the mission. The first ever Street Racket introduction in Thailand took place at the well known Wat Chin Wararam temple. 18 teachers of three different schools from the northern parts of Thailand, supported by the Stiftung Dres. Werner und Louise Greuter-Briner
, attended the workshop.The group of teachers was very mixed, with different age groups and