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Two NFL players to host free youth football camps in Hampton Roads

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Posted at 2:01 PM, Jun 10, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-10 14:01:36-04

Norfolk, Va. — USA Football is bringing two free football camps hosted by NFL players LaRoy Reynolds and Marcus Mickel to Hampton Roads this month.

The free, one-day clinics are designed to introduce children to football by teaching basic skills in a fun and energetic environment and is supported through a grant from the NFL Foundation.

USA Football FUNdamental incorporates a series of drills to teach passing, catching and running skills in a non-contact setting. All skills and drills selected are based on USA Football’s Player Progression Development Model, ensuring children are learning in an age-appropriate manner, based on their cognitive and physical maturity.

Registration for both is available at www.usafootball.com/fun.

Saturday, June 20

WHO:      Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker LaRoy Reynolds

FOR:         Children ages 13-18 from throughout the Norfolk area

WHAT:    Band of Brothers Football Camp in partnership with USA Football FUNdamentals

WHEN:    9 AM – 2 PM

WHERE:  Powhatan Field, 1006 B Student Recreational Ct., Norfolk, VA 23529

Tuesday, June 23

WHO:        Former NFL and Virginia Tech wide receiver Marcus Mickel

FOR:           Children ages 11-14 from throughout the Newport News area

WHAT:      Five Star, Train Like a Pro Football Fundamental Skills Camp in partnership with USA Football FUNdamentals

WHEN:      10 AM – 2 PM. Registration from 9 – 10 AM, Tuesday, June 23.

WHERE:    Woodside High School, 13450 Woodside Lane, Newport News, VA 23608