Lester Holmes Football Camp 2012
Former NFL and Jackson State offensive lineman Lester Holmes hosts the football camp for children ages 7-14. Register on-site.
- When: Saturday, July 14, 2012, 8 a.m.
- Where: Jackson State University, Jackson
- Cost: Free
- Age limit: 7+
- Contact Name: Bertha Edwards
- Contact Phone: 601-613-1094
- Categories: All, Sports
Former NFL offensive lineman LESTER HOLMES will host a USA Football FUNdamentals clinic for children ages 7-14 on July 13 and 14th at Jackson State University’s football facilities. The free, one-day clinic is designed to introduce children to football by teaching basic skills in a fun and energetic environment and is supported through a grant from the NFL Youth Football Fund.
FUNdamentals incorporates a series of drills to teach passing, catching and running skills in a non-contact setting. All skills and drills selected are based on USA Football’s Player Progression Development Model, ensuring children are learning in an age-appropriate manner, based on their cognitive and physical maturity.
USA Football is the official youth football development partner of the NFL, its 32 teams and the NFL Players Association.
WHO: Former NFL and Jackson State offensive lineman Lester Holmes
Children ages 7-14 from throughout the Jackson area
WHAT: The Lester Holmes Football Camp 2012, featuring USA Football FUNdamentals curriculum
WHEN: 8 a.m., Friday July 13 and Saturday July 14
WHERE: Jackson State University football facilities
1400 John R. Lynch St.
HOW: Registration is available on-site prior to the event.
CONTACT: Bertha Edwards, (601) 613-1094, email@example.com
About USA Football: USA Football, the sport’s national governing body in the United States, hosts more than 100 football skill development events annually for coaches, players and youth football league commissioners. USA Football partners with the NFL, collegiate football conferences and the National Federation of State High School Associations to advance the sport on grassroots levels. Indianapolis-based USA Football manages U.S. national teams for international competition and was endowed by the NFL and NFLPA in 2002 through the NFL Youth Football Fund. Former NFL team executive Carl Peterson is USA Football’s chairman.
About the NFL Youth Football Fund: Established in 1998 by the NFL and the NFL Players Association, the NFL YFF seeks to use football as a catalyst to promote positive youth development, support youth and high school football needs nationwide and ensure the health of amateur football participation. Through the YFF’s youth football initiatives and support programs, young athletes are provided with opportunities to learn the game of football, get physically fit and stay involved in productive afterschool activities with adult mentors. The YFF also provides youngsters with safe and accessible places to play, as well as programs and initiatives that address the importance of proper coaching, health and safety and life skills development. For more information, visit http://www.nflyff.org/.