Sports Shorts – Dec. 16, 2016


One-day soccer camps

Give your child the opportunity to learn from the pros! SKIESUnlimited hosts one-day soccer camps for youth ages 3 to 18 years old of all levels and abilities. Choose from the following one-day camps: Intense Technique Camp, Saturday; Speed, Agility and Quickness, Jan. 21; New Girl’s Only Camp, Jan. 21; Shooting, Finishing and Goalkeeping, Feb. 20; and New Bambino Camp, Feb. 20. All camps will be held at the Special Events Center on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 237. For more information or to register, contact Parent Central Services on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, at 541-9066 or 0611-143-541-9066.

New Year’s Eve run


The Sports Club Kottweiler Schwanden will offer its traditional New Year’s Eve run from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Dec. 31. The start will be at Sulzbachhalle community hall in Kottweiler-Schwanden. The run will lead to Steinwenden, Ramstein, Miesenbach and back to Kottweiler-Schwanden. To protect runners, roads will be closed to motorized traffic. Motorists must follow the detour, “Umleitung,” signs.

YogaFit Training

Are you interested in becoming a certified yoga instructor or furthering your YogaFit certification? Now is your chance! YogaFit will host the following three training courses in January at the Sembach Fitness Center: Pranayama, Jan. 12; Level 1, Jan. 13 to 14; and Level 2, Jan. 15 to 16. Cost: $429 for regular sign-up and $459 for late sign-up. Save an additional 10 percent for military and family members when you register directly with YogaFit. For more information and to register, contact info@yogafit.com.

Youth sports coaches needed

Are you interested in coaching? Youth Sports is currently seeking coaches for various youth sports. For more information or to get involved, contact 486-8375 or 06371-86-8375.

Youth cheer, tumbling classes

SKIESUnlimited offers cheer and tumbling classes for youth, ages 6 to 18 years old. Classes help to improve strength, flexibility, jumps and tumbling. Classes are offered on a monthly basis at the Rhine Ordnance Barracks Special Events Center, Bldg. 237. Open to all branches of service. For class offerings, times and prices, contact Parent Central Services on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, at 541-9066 or 0611-143-541-9066.

Disc Golf at Pulaski Park

Outdoor Recreation now offers Disc Golf at Pulaski Park. Grab a team, pick up a Frisbee and take advantage of this interactive flying disc game that requires precision and accuracy. The brand-new Disc Golf course at Pulaski Park is open for public use. Frisbees may be rented from Outdoor Recreation, or you may bring your own. For more information, contact Outdoor Recreation on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2905, at 493-4117 or 0631-3406-4117.

Karate Tech classes

Check out SKIESUnlimited Karate Tech classes. Karate Tech is the modern fusion of six traditional martial arts all in one. It provides a complete system of personal defense for youth ages 5 to 18 years old. Participants will learn confidence, body balance, perseverance, patience, self-mastery sparring and forms. Beginner and beginner-intermediate levels are offered at various times for various prices. Open to all branches of service. For more information, visit Webtrac or contact Parent Central Services on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, at 541-9066 or 0611-143-541-9066.

Parent exercise room

The Landstuhl and Sembach fitness centers each bring you an exercise room for parents that features the latest in cardio equipment and offers a play area for your little ones to safely play or watch movies while you work out. The exercise rooms are both open from 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekends, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. holidays. For more information, contact the Landstuhl Fitness Center, Bldg. 3720, at 486-7172 or 06371-86-7172; or the Sembach Fitness Center, Bldg. 105, at 496-7530 or 06302-67-7530.

Youth basketball club

An open basketball club for youth ages 12 to 17 years old is held from 4 to 5 p.m. every Monday from September to June at the Realschule on Schernauer Strasse 31, Ramstein-Miesenbach, in the Sporthalle. Training is provided by German-American coach Billy Jackson free of charge. For more information, call 06371-46-6742.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes

SKIESUnlimited now offers Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in two different levels: Little Grapplers, ages 5 to 17 years old; and Bully Busters, ages 8 to 13 years old. Each level teaches basic self-defense techniques while instilling the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu foundational principles of leverage and control. Bully Busters focuses on a set curriculum of nonviolent, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu-based self-defense techniques that teach children to neutralize and negotiate with bullies. No experience required, and you can count on seeing a visible increase in your child’s confidence within a few short weeks. Open to all branches of service. For more information or to register, contact Parent Central Services on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, at 541-9066 or 0611-143-541-9066.

Gymnastics classes

SKIESUnlimited offers gymnastics classes for toddlers, children and youth. Open to all branches of service. For class offerings, times and prices, contact Parent Central Services on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, at 541-9066 or 0611-143-541-9066.

Fall-winter indoor soccer

Join SKIESUnlimited during fall and winter months and participate in indoor soccer lessons for youth. Lessons are held at the indoor soccer arena at the Special Events Center on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 237. The licensed coaching staff is made up of current German team coaches and former professional soccer players. Open to ages 3 to 17 and all soccer skill levels, including basic, intermediate and advanced. Youth will develop basic and fundamental soccer skills as well as tactics, formations and much more. With regular training and practices of specific techniques, coaches will guide children along fun-filled, yet challenging, drills and scrimmages. For more information, contact Parent Central Services on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, at 541-9066 or 0611-143-541-9066.

WELLBEATS™ now available

WELLBEATS™ programs are now available at all U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz fitness centers. Formerly known as Fitness On Request, WELLBEATS™ provides a safe place for newcomers to learn and master the fundamentals of dozens of classes, including yoga, Pilates, step, dance, cycling, kickboxing, strength training, pre- and post-natal and more. Classes are 35 to 50 minutes in length, and there is no cost. Classes may be reserved for Soldier physical training from 6 to 7:30 a.m. Mondays through Fridays. Locations: Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Landstuhl, Miesau, Sembach and Kleber fitness centers. For more information, visit www.kaiserslautern.armymwr.com or contact your local USAG Rheinland-Pfalz fitness center.