Butler College teens train at beach as part of rugby league program

Teenagers training on the beach for the Butler College rugby league program. Pictures: Martin Kennealey www.communitypix.com.au d479762
Teenagers training on the beach for the Butler College rugby league program. Pictures: Martin Kennealey www.communitypix.com.au d479762

TEENAGERS have taken to the coast to train for Butler College’s rugby league program.

Health and physical education teacher Leon Puletaha said students did a 1km road run, an incline challenge and a ‘pirates beach shuttle run’ as part of the training at Quinns Beach.

Year 9 student Akway Nyok.

Mr Puletaha said the elective program included boys and girls |in years 8, 9 and 10 and prepared them for the Perth Secondary Schools Rugby League competitions and National Rugby League endorsement qualification.

“All participants have elected to be part of the Butler College rugby league program,” he said.

Year 8 student Isaac Fraser.

“(They) are all engaged in understanding fitness development, skill development, tactical awareness, nutritional preparation, mental awareness, community involvement and social life skills relative to the game.

“All students, boys and girls, at Butler College have been given the opportunity to be a part of this program for years 8, 9 and 10.”

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