Ninja (5-12 years)
Children find the Ninja course exciting and cool. The well structured concept makes it also highly effective and it is a lot of fun.
The Ninja lessons are for children between the ages of 8 to 12 who wish to use, train and explore their agility, strength, speed, endurance, and problem solving skills. All with a little bit of fun flavour.
Ninja lessons are on Thursday, 15:50 - 17:00.
Each lesson is 70 minutes.
The lesson usually consists of a warm-up section, a specific exercise section, and a game that challenges each student to implement what is being trained.
On some unique days the duration of each section can differ, where the whole lessons is dedicated at only training and improving certain skills, or only on doing various challenging games.
Specific lesson objectives
True to the Ninja titel, the lessons aim to improve the overall fitness and physical functionality, using element of freerunning, climbing, calisthenics, gymnastics and martial arts.
Additionally, strategic thinking, creative problem solving and/or communication is trained during the games/challenges.
Lastly, during the lessons there is a certain amount of responsibility and initiative required to progress to a higher level, and is increased with each new level.
The progression, participation, behavior and discipline of each student is closely monitored and rewarded with points. With enough points, the participants are entrusted with more ninja outfit elements and equipment.
After reaching a certain level, you child will be required to purchase an additional outfit, and receive more leadership and exemplary responsibilities.
Ninja Coordinator & Coach
Coach Daniel was finalist at the Ninja Warrior Netherlands, he has traveled internationally performing as a stage fighter, and was a coach for the Calisthenics Federation Netherlands in the past.