SKILL SCHOOL NI

At Skill School NI we deliver fun, professional and inclusive sports programmes for children of all abilities.

We pride ourselves on developing the physical, social and mental well being of all children through engaging and challenging activities.

Our expert team of professional coaches are ready to guide young people from toddlers taking the first steps into the sporting world through to young adults aiming to be the next generation of coaches.

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7 hours ago

Skill School NI

Next on our Get to know us we have the always laughing Hannah. A great asset to skill school as she has experience in dance and sport. Starting out as a student coach and moving into our team permanently she is a real inspiration of what hard work and networking can do.

Name?
Hannah McGregor๐Ÿ˜„
Favourite sport or activity?
Hockey ๐Ÿ‘Irish Dancing๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿฝ
Favourite thing to do outside of sport?
Shopping ๐Ÿ› listening to music ๐ŸŽง
Favourite food?
Pizza๐Ÿ•
What's your current Netflix series?
Gossip Girl ๐Ÿ’‹
You have your own late night talk show, who do you invite as your first 3 guests?
Will Smith, Michael McIntyre, Zac Efron๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ
If you had 25 hours a day, how would you use your extra time?
Sleep ๐Ÿ˜ด
Which actor would you want to play you in a movie about your life?
Michelle Keegan๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝ
Name your ultimate 5 a side football team past or present?
Paul Dixon, Joe Gray, Ryan Gillespie, Orla Dixon, Steafan Deeryโšฝ๏ธ๐Ÿคฉ
What is your top tip to help get through the lockdown?
Do lots of exercise, go for walks, runs, home workouts. The best thing to clear your head๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ
When the lockdown ends, what is the thing you're looking forward to doing most?
Seeing all my friends again and hopefully back coaching kids๐Ÿคž๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ˜Š
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Next on our Get to know us we have the always laughing Hannah. A great asset to skill school as she has experience in dance and sport. Starting out as a student coach and moving into our team permanently she is a real inspiration of what hard work and networking can do. 

Name?
Hannah McGregor๐Ÿ˜„
Favourite sport or activity?
Hockey ๐Ÿ‘Irish Dancing๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿฝ
Favourite thing to do outside of sport?
Shopping ๐Ÿ› listening to music ๐ŸŽง 
Favourite food?
Pizza๐Ÿ•
Whats your current Netflix series?
Gossip Girl ๐Ÿ’‹
You have your own late night talk show, who do you invite as your first 3 guests?
Will Smith, Michael McIntyre, Zac Efron๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ
If you had 25 hours a day, how would you use your extra time?
Sleep ๐Ÿ˜ด 
Which actor would you want to play you in a movie about your life?
Michelle Keegan๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝ
Name your ultimate 5 a side football team past or present? 
Paul Dixon, Joe Gray, Ryan Gillespie, Orla Dixon, Steafan Deeryโšฝ๏ธ๐Ÿคฉ
What is your top tip to help get through the lockdown? 
Do lots of exercise, go for walks, runs, home workouts. The best thing to clear your head๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ
When the lockdown ends, what is the thing youre looking forward to doing most?
Seeing all my friends again and hopefully back coaching kids๐Ÿคž๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ˜Š

15 hours ago

Skill School NI

TUESDAY TEKKERS!!!

This week we have some simple techniques to help young football players work in isolation. These tekkers will become more and more difficult as the week's move on so be prepared.

Let's get your keepy up scores and send in your vidz! ๐Ÿค™๐Ÿค™๐Ÿค™
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Don't u be trying dis at home Michael Logue ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ

Jimmy Doherty show caycee this

1 day ago

Skill School NI

First of the dancers is Orla. A really new and exciting part to Skill School that Orla has been taking the lead on. We know she's buzzing to get back into schools to see all of her dance friends.

Name? Orla

Favourite sport or activity? Dance

Favourite thing to do outside of sport?
Spend time with family

Favourite food? Pizza

What's your current Netflix series? Dont watch tv

You have your own late night talk show, who do you invite as your first 3 guests? Ant and Dec and will i am

If you had 25 hours a day, how would you use your extra time? Practice my own dances

Which actor would you want to play you in a movie about your life? Piper Perabo from Coyote Ugly

Name your ultimate 5 a side football team past or present?
Petr Czech, Joe Cole, Rudd Gullit, Messi and Oscar ๐Ÿ˜‰

What is your top tip to help get through the lockdown?
Keep in touch with family and stay out of the fridge.

When the lockdown ends, what is the thing you're looking forward to doing most? Hugs from oscar and back to my dance studio.
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First of the dancers is Orla. A really new and exciting part to Skill School that Orla has been taking the lead on. We know shes buzzing to get back into schools to see all of her dance friends.

Name? Orla 

Favourite sport or activity? Dance

Favourite thing to do outside of sport?
Spend time with family

Favourite food? Pizza 

Whats your current Netflix series? Dont watch tv

You have your own late night talk show, who do you invite as your first 3 guests? Ant and Dec and will i am

If you had 25 hours a day, how would you use your extra time? Practice my own dances 

Which actor would you want to play you in a movie about your life? Piper Perabo from Coyote Ugly 

Name your ultimate 5 a side football team past or present? 
Petr Czech, Joe Cole, Rudd Gullit, Messi and Oscar ๐Ÿ˜‰

What is your top tip to help get through the lockdown? 
Keep in touch with family and stay out of the fridge. 

When the lockdown ends, what is the thing youre looking forward to doing most? Hugs from oscar and back to my dance studio.

 

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Brilliant opportunity to get your kids involved in fun activities, promoting health and friendship!! Orla brings out the best in these kids and I know that my wee girl for one is counting the days / weeks until she can get back there!! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ˜˜

Kids all love orla and her fun vibrant atmosphere when getting them and their friends dancing together ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป

Fab dance teacher. All the kids love Orla & missing her loads. Everyone canโ€™t wait to get back to dancing ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜˜

ORla ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป is the best Dana misses her dancing so much ! โค๏ธ

Fantastic person inside and out . Kids love and miss her so much canโ€™t wait to get back to dancing xx

Kids love her and she Loves them all too

Thereโ€™s only 1 Orla D!! X

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2 days ago

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Great job ryan best coach in skill school

Thanks ryan! Pirates would be good from Luke

Thankyou Ryan brilliantโญโญ

๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ that was fun, pj and rachel wanna go to space next week ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ rachel playschool, pj junior infants Raphoe ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

pj and rachel caught 100 ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

Fintastic aquariums

Charlie and Bobby wants to go to Ninja War

Blake p4 Broadbridge is joining in๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Lukes here and ready to take part

pj and rachel watching ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‘

Bobby wants to know where he buys a surf board

Hello from Luke

Patrick Daniel and Anna watching

Alex and Isla๐Ÿ‘

Good morning ryan

Great idea

Barra is watching!

Emily and alex โ˜บ๏ธ

Charlie laughin awsy here

Lucy and joe

Oscar says hello Ryan

Luke got 31

Patrick caught 15

Jacob semple Semple watching

Conor Oโ€™Neill watching

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2 days ago

Skill School NI

Remember folks! Ryan will be live at 11am today for some storybook adventures.
Recommended for kids 2-4yrs. Grab your imagination and we'll see you soon!
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Ballougry Primary School

Gemma Catherine and Leona

2 days ago

Skill School NI

Next up is a fans favourite coach Ryan. One of the most energetic and enthusiastic at Skill School who loves coaching. He has been a massive part of our success so far even if he does get the most banter thrown at him.

Name? Ryan Gillespie

Favourite sport or activity? Football

Favourite thing to do outside of sport? Wash my car or anything outdoors.

Favourite food? Pizza

What's your current Netflix series? None.

You have your own late night talk show, who do you invite as your first 3 guests? Kanye West, Roy Keane and Vin diesel

If you had 25 hours a day, how would you use your extra time? Spend it with family and friends or wash my car lol.

Which actor would you want to play you in a movie about your life? Paul walker.

Name your ultimate 5 a side football team past or present? GK: Van Der sar outfield: Vidic, Giggs, Ronaldinho, Zlatan

What is your top tip to help get through the lockdown? Stay positive, and we will all see through it.

When the lockdown ends, what is the thing you're looking forward to doing most? Seeing other people.
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Ryan your doing a great job . What a great coach .

Fantastic Ryan... So dedicated and a natural with the wanes x

Well done Ryan, great coach.

Go Ryan Gillespie, that's my boy ๐Ÿ’™ gets I from his mum skill school ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

A fantastic lad in a great company.. credit to all

Great coach

Come on then Paul Dixon... how many efforts ๐Ÿ˜‰

Doing great Ryan x

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3 days ago

Skill School NI

First up in the Get to know us section is Education specialist Steafan. A recent addition to our team for the 2019/2020 season, he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from both the coaching and education world. An all round nice guy that you'll never see get too worked up about anything.

Name? Steafan Deery

Favourite sport or activity? Football/Gaelic

Favourite thing to do outside of sport? Travelling

Favourite food? Italian

What's your current Netflix series? All or Nothing-All Blacks and Homeland

You have your own late night talk show, who do you invite as your first 3 guests? Barack Obama, Jurgen Klopp and Denzil Washington

If you had 25 hours a day, how would you use your extra time? 24 is enough for me.

Which actor would you want to play you in a movie about your life? Matt Damon

Name your ultimate 5 a side football team past or present? TAA, Maldini, Zidane, Gerard, Messi

What is your top tip to help get through the lockdown? Get back to basics-put technology down, spend time with family, read, exercise and use it as a time to figure out whatโ€™s important and remove the noise.

When the lockdown ends, what is the thing you're looking forward to doing most? Going on holiday to Italy and spending time with extended family.
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First up in the Get to know us section is Education specialist Steafan. A recent addition to our team for the 2019/2020 season, he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from both the coaching and education world. An all round nice guy that youll never see get too worked up about anything.

Name? Steafan Deery

Favourite sport or activity? Football/Gaelic 

Favourite thing to do outside of sport? Travelling 

Favourite food? Italian 

Whats your current Netflix series? All or Nothing-All Blacks and Homeland 

You have your own late night talk show, who do you invite as your first 3 guests? Barack Obama, Jurgen Klopp and Denzil Washington 

If you had 25 hours a day, how would you use your extra time? 24 is enough for me. 

Which actor would you want to play you in a movie about your life? Matt Damon 

Name your ultimate 5 a side football team past or present? TAA, Maldini, Zidane, Gerard, Messi

What is your top tip to help get through the lockdown? Get back to basics-put technology down, spend time with family, read, exercise and use it as a time to figure out whatโ€™s important and remove the noise. 

When the lockdown ends, what is the thing youre looking forward to doing most? Going on holiday to Italy and spending time with extended family.

4 days ago

Skill School NI

You're all amazing for supporting our small local business!
We also have Instagram for anyone who uses it.
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Youre all amazing for supporting our small local business!
We also have Instagram for anyone who uses it.

4 days ago

Skill School NI

It's not easy going from coach to movie star as you can see from Ryan and Jake's Epic Fails! Enjoy and we will hopefully have many more next week. ๐Ÿ˜ ... See MoreSee Less

 

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5 days ago

Skill School NI

Time to learn some moves and get active today. A little late sorry. Technical issues. ๐Ÿ™ˆ ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Laura Doyle one for you

Thanks Orla, had a bit of fun doing that! Hope you are all keeping well ๐Ÿ‘โค๏ธ

Canโ€™t wait to try this with Cora tomorrow! She misses her dancing.

Thanks ร“rla, Anna will love watching this and dancing along ๐Ÿ‘

Nicole Cassidy this would be great to send out to the young people to do ๐Ÿ˜

Karyn Doherty - one for Katie if she hasnโ€™t seen it.

Lauren Lynch

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