Category Archives: Dance

Maccabi GB International Games

Maccabi GBCalling all Jewish sports stars; do you want to represent GB at the Maccabi world games? If so find out more about the trials here.  www.maccabigb.org
 
Maccabi World Youth Games – 23rd July – 1st August 2018 – Israel.
For 14-16 year olds in Basketball, Football, Futsal, Rugby 7’s, Dance and Netball with 1,000 athletes attending from around the World. These Games focus on the non-elite side of sports competition, where participants will compete in a non-judgmental and supportive, social environment.
 
JCC Maccabi Games – 2nd August – 12th August 2018 – Orange County, LA.
For 13-16 year olds in Football, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Lacrosse and Dance with over 3,000 young athletes coming together from across the US and other international countries. These Games focus on the non-elite side of sports competition, where participants will compete in a non-judgmental and supportive, social environment.
 
European Maccabi Games – 29th July – 7th August 2019 – Budapest.
An elite competition for 14-18 year olds in a range of sports where over 2,000 of the best Jewish athletes from over 30 countries from across Europe will compete.
 
Great Britain’s participation is always eagerly anticipated in these events. With the number of sports available and Jewish athletes spread across the UK, could it be you who takes up one of these exciting sporting opportunities?? 

Grace a World Champion

Year 7 Student, Grace S, Year has been selected to represent England at the Dance World Cup 2017 in Germany, and won 3 Gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals contributing to England winning the overall competition, which makes her also a World Champion.

The Dance World Cup is the  culmination of over 12,000 competitors from 47 countries competing at qualifiers with approximately 2,500 making the World Finals each year.

This year Grace has qualified to compete in 10 dances in the following categories;

  • Classical Ballet
  • Fusion Ballet
  • Contemporary Modern
  • Jazz
  • Song and Dance
  • Hip Hop

Grace commits to over 12 hours of dancing per week between her local dance school, Royal Ballet School Mid Associates and AGGS dance club, recently performing her contemporary modern solo at the AGGS dance show.  She competed at the Wrexham Dance Festival over the half term break and was awarded 4 trophies, 2 shields and 6 medals gaining an award in every section she competed in.

Well done Grace!