The students at Ivan Meštrović had an APPLE healthy lifestyles presentation. Rowing was the sport used to promote healthy lifestyle at the primary school Ivan Meštrović. The students of the upper classes had a chance to try rowing on the machines. This was a chance for them to see if that might be the right sport for them to continue with healthy lifestyles and improve their overall well being.
The promotion of healthy lifestyles continues in Zagreb. Two primary schools had the pleasure of hosting the field hockey club Mladost presentations. Healthy lifestyle was presented in primary schools Alojzije Stepinac and Matija Gubec to all interested children. The basics of hockey were shown to the kids and the benefits of doing sport were presented, with a special concentration on how sport helps in development and socializing and making friends.
Project APPLE was a tool that helped the hockey club establish a lasting connection with the primary school Prečko. After the initial presentations of the APPLE healthy lifestyles project a collaboration between the field hockey club and the school was established. The club managed to enter the school program as to offer hockey classes two times a week as an extracurricular activity. Both the club and the headmaster see this collaboration as a way to offer kids something new in a known
HAŠK Mladost started the school events in the primary school Prečko. The coaches from the field hockey club that followed the seminars presented their sport but also talked to the kids about leading a healthy lifestyle. The kids enjoyed trying out a new sport and discovering their talent. There is an initiative by the coaches and the headmaster of the school to add hockey to the extracurricular program after school lessons.
APPLE project was presented at the Croatian European week of sport. The team of HAŠK Mladost used the Croatian EWOS in Zagreb to present te APPLE project. Doing sport is a big part of leading a healthy lifestyle so the members of HAŠK used this event to present their sports to the general public, an interest as many people as possible to start being active. The sports presented were rowing, fencing, water polo, shooting, tennis, rugby and field hockey.
The second webinar for the APPLE project was held, where the topic of Mental well-being for young athletes in their adolescent years was discussed, presented by Dan and Laura Pippin. The Mental Well Being seminar was presented by Dan Pippin who is a coach of the Lazio Club of American football and psychologist Laura Pippin. The focus was placed on the specific mental needs and common problems incurred with adolescent aged athletes. The topics of the webinar that web specific lectured
A catch-up meeting was organised with the project coordinators and the selected coaches. A meeting was organised with the project coordinators and the selected coaches to discuss the upcoming project tasks connected to the seminars for coaches and how the project will be carried out in light of the restrictions imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic HAŠK Mladost selected five coaches that will attend the educational programe and do the schools activities with kids. Four schools agreed to participate in the programe
In the premises of the EPSI House of Sport in Brussels, Erasmus+ APPLE kick-off meeting took place, making our Erasmus+ Multisport project officially start. Representatives from Lazio Atletica Leggera (Italy), AaB (Denmark), SD Crvena Zvezda (Serbia), Feyenoord Rotterdam (The Netherlands), Olympiacos SFP (Greece), HASK Mladost (Croatia), Levski Sport for All (Bulgaria) and Polisportiva Pontevecchio Bologna (Italy) met at the European Platform for Sport Innovation (Belgium) House Of Sport in Brussels, talking about APPLE milestones and actions to be taken in the