Olympic Games, Home Style
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This year, Tokyo was all set to host the Olympics. Unfortunately, coronavirus meant that the games had to be cancelled. Until now…!
Pull up your sports socks, wave some flags and get ready to bring the Olympic games to you! Yes that’s right, you could be the next Usain Bolt, Simone Biles or Xiang Yanmei...just create some games and challenge your mates to see who will get gold.
And of course, for your safety, make sure you warm up and stretch to avoid any injuries, and check the most current social distancing guidelines set by the government and take them into account. Okay, back to the fun…!
Got a football? Why not challenge each other to the most keepy-uppys, or see who can score the most goals in one minute. Or, check out these freestyle juggling moves and see who’s the best:
Want to be like Simone? Get in your garden, or on the floor and perfect your routine! Challenge your pals to a freestyle show (maybe include some TikTok dances!), see who can do the most cartwheels, or, if you’re feeling a little more flexible, why not follow Super Sister Fitness’s video on how to do the splits, and see who can reach them first!
At the last three Olympic games, China has dominated the winner’s circle. Now’s your chance to go for gold! And don’t worry if you’ve not got a proper table tennis table...just use any flat surface in your house and get playing. See how long of a rally you can do, or try out some trick shots. For all your table tennis needs, check out this series on setting it all up at home...ready, set, serve!
If you’ve got a skateboard (or some roller skates or roller blades) grab your wheels and get going! Challenge your pals to a race, see who’s got the best balance, or do some tricks like the ones in this video (oh and don’t forget your helmet):
If you don’t have a skateboard or any other form of equipment, don’t worry! Just head to your garden or the local park and use your feet! Put down some markers and see who has the fastest sprint or set up a course and do some long distance running. Just make sure you’ve got your technique and form down first by following these tips:
And, if you want to get really invested in your Olympics, why not have everyone draw countries from a hat, make some homemade flags (for an opening ceremony, of course) and craft your own medals for a closing ceremony too!
Head back to the hub for more ways to be epic, live life, do good and go party.