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Introducing our Dynamic Sports Instructor ~ Tom

Yikes is privileged to have the burgeoning expertise of Tom Dasler on board in the holiday programme everyday. 21 year old Tom also takes sports/fitness sessions in our after school programme.

Tom is currently studying at the Nelson Marlbrough Institute of Technology doing the Diploma in Applied fitness Course.

"I have a strong interest in sports and fitness and always enjoy being in the outdoors  and being active and encouraging others to get involved. I played many sports through my schooling years and growing up, and am now focusing on playing competitive golf for  Nelson and Tasman."

It has been well documented with the advance of technology, and both parents working, many basic sports skills and ball skills we took for granted, elude this generation. We are rapt to help nurture and develop these skills at Yikes and Tom is awesome how he provides these skills but also engages with the children.
Here are some shots of Tom helping a bunch of 5-7 year old boys with footb…