Darren Campbell MBE surprised pupils at an East London primary school to launch the Premier Sport ‘Inspire to Engage’ programme.
The Olympic Champion held an exclusive training session at Sandringham Primary School in Newham and spoke to the pupils about the positive impact sport has made on his own life and the important role it can play in staying fit, healthy and happy.
Supported by the Premier Sport Activity Professionals (sports coaches), Darren taught the budding group of athletes a range of skills to get more enjoyment out of running and athletics including correct running techniques and tips to help them run faster.
Darren is in the top six British sprinters of all time and has 21 medals to his name, including Olympic gold for the 4x100m relay in 2004, and Olympic silver for the 200m at the 2000 Sydney Games.
He commented: “As a father of three children, I understand how important it is for kids to get out and stay active. Premier Sport’s ‘Inspire to Engage’ holiday courses provide a great opportunity for kids to enjoy a range of sporting activities during the holidays while keeping a smile on their face. It’s definitely something I’ll be signing my kids up for this summer!”
Premier Sport ‘Inspire to Engage’ sport courses are designed to give children of all sporting abilities the opportunity to enjoy being active and have fun, providing sporting opportunities ranging from football and hockey to athletics and other multi-sport activities.
Premier Sport delivers over 7000 days of activity throughout the year in a wide variety of sports, dance and physical activity disciplines – Take a look at this short video about the new Inspire to Engage programme.