Monthly Archives: July 2016


Fun, amazing and awesome were just some of the comments from participants of the AFD Summer Camp, held at Royal Harbour Academy yesterday.

Girls discussing tactics

Girls discussing tactics

AFD Limited, who provide American football to schools, clubs and community programs across the UK saw children journey from across Kent for the one day course in Ramsgate. A mixture of skills were on show, with some new to the game, while others play regularly in club sides, but all with a willingness to learn more and get involved. continue reading…


Over 40 young players were introduced to flag football when AFD hosted its first flag festival recently.

Coach Walker instructing the teams

Coach Walker instructing the teams

Hosted by Ursuline College  and brought together through AFD, the Thanet Passport and Suzanne Gough, School Games Organiser for Thanet, the flag football festival gave Year 6 pupils from four schools across the area their first opportunity to learn the skills and play the game of flag football. continue reading…

Have you ever thrown a whale?

On the face of it, that might seem a pretty sizeable task, but if you were a darts player you may have thrown a whale but it wouldn’t be something to shout out about.

Throwing a whale means you’ve scored three or less in darts which is pretty hard to achieve with three darts!

Phil Taylor, unlikely to have thrown a whale

Phil Taylor, unlikely to have thrown a whale

But did you know how many animal terms there are in sport? A surprising amount, and something that while sports may be very different indeed, has some unifying factors!

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Could you be one of our Super 10s?

With just a couple of weeks to go until our Summer camp (we’re sure it’s going to be sunny!) we’ve got  a fantastic offer to our young football fans across Kent!

For the first ten who sign up from today we will be offering a special deal – a place at our camp for a mere £10!!!

AFD_Summer Camp Flyer


Just go to our booking page and when you get to the checkout enter the code Super Ten to get the price of a day at camp for a tenner!

Our camp takes place on Wednesday 27th July at Royal Harbour Academy in Ramsgate with expert coaching from 10am – 4pm.

So what’s stopping you? Be one of the Super 10 and get booking!

Name the AFD baby (ball)

Earlier this year we launched our exclusive range of Baden/AFD balls which are proving popular with players around the country. From the Pee Wee for our primary school players, to the youth for those aged 11 and above and the ever popular Official sized balls, these balls are the great start to getting into American Football.


But now we’re expecting a new ball to the family and we want your help in naming it! Pictured below is AFD’s smallest ball from Baden, perfect for those little hands who want to make great strides and toddlers their very first ball. continue reading…