The London Warriors are very proud to be an active part of the South London community. Our activities include working with local schools to introduce American Football and to also promote the core values of Involvement, Loyalty, Dedication and Respect.
Throughout 2011, the Warriors have worked with the Harris Federation, a leading education authority for 11-18yr olds with 13 Academies throughout Greater London. Our involvement with the local academies has had London Warriors coaches and players teaching American Football to students with great results.
In October 2011, the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers were in London for a regular season game against the Chicago Bears at Wembley, the 18th of October was a big day for Harris Academy South Norwood when the Buccaneers came to town and 160 students participated in a variety of drills and exercises supervised by players and coaching staff from both the Buccaneers and London Warriors.
This activity was part of the NFL-led the Play 60 Campaign, an initiative to encourage children to be active for 60 minutes a day and reverse the current trend for childhood obesity.
It wasn’t just NFL Players that took part at South Norwood, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cheerleaders were also on hand to give the Academy’s cheerleading squad a once in a life-time master-class.
The London Warriors were delighted to be part of this great opportunity for Harris Academy students, an opportunity that was covered by UK and US media including: Sky Sports, CNN, ITV and BBC.