Gentler Walking Football – Now In Tameside
Gentler Walking Football has now come to Tameside. Vintage Celtic, sponsored by Stalybridge Celtic FC, now run a daytime midweek session. The sessions are run every Wednesday from 11:00 to 12:00 noon.
Not everyone who still enjoys the beautiful game wants to play competitive walking football and this weekly session of Gentler Walking Football means there is no physical contact whatsoever and absolutely no running. It is for those people who are probably older, less active and less skilful than those who like the competitive side of walking football.
Age and disability are no barrier, we have one member in his mid 80’s who loves the sessions of Gentler Walking Football. There are also people with hip and knee replacements who attend the weekly sessions.
Many ex players of traditional football are sceptical about walking football, that is until they try it and realise it is a great way of keeping fit, getting mobile again, making new friends and getting back their enthusiasm for the beautiful game. We have players from all over Tameside and Glossop who enjoy our weekly sessions of Gentler Walking Football, why not come along and see for yourself what the fastest growing over 50’s male sport is all about.
Obesity and no exercise are killers and many retired people, even in their 50’s or early 60’s, spend their day watching TV, which of course is a recipe for disaster. Exercise is also a well known antidote for depression, which affects many people living alone and who rarely leave the house.
Why not try Gentler Walking Football for yourself? Get out of the house and get some exercise, you will be surprised how much you will enjoy it. If you need more information give us a call –
Brian Coll 07785 735573
Bill Murney 07443 900290