Youth Combine at the German-Japan-Bowl

NRW-association test promising talent in the Combine.

The 24th April 2010 will be a very important day in the German amateur football. In the evening at 19.00 clock, the national team plays in the fantastic ESPRIT arena in Düsseldorf, its crucial match against Japan. This will show whether the selection of the 45 best players in the country is up to the task against the World Vice Champion and if the athletes forces themselves for the upcoming European Championships in July in Frankfurt.

For many promising talents it starts early that day. Besides the international match the American Football Association of North Rhine-Westphalia is testing on the same day on the "Kleine Kampfbahn" in the shadow of the big ESPRIT arena the youth players for their talent and their suitability for higher duties.

Approximately 300 participants cavort then between 14.00 und 16.30 clock in the age 10 to 20 years at the plant, to show the coaches tested on site, how valuable it can be for higher duties.

For many this combine will be the first audit by the association, so an important step towards career in American Football.

"We have at this early stage, more than 100 applications. This shows how well the young talents in NRW are and we are pleased for the day with the entire staff. In such testings can you see the power of the kids and it's fun to watch, go with what enthusiasm the young people to work "is North Rhine-President Peter Springwald is looking forward to the so-called" Combine ".

Testing is at the young players, including the Sprint on 20 and 40 yards of the "L-run" by the players have to show skill and the "Shuffle Run", which is above all the rapid change of direction is of great importance. To the young football player can be measured normal. For example, arm length and circumference of the thigh muscles are made to the minutes.

The reward for the best of the course: they waved a public appearance and a tribute at the ESPRIT arena during the Great Game. This should be a big motivation for a strong performance.

Registrations will be accepted until three days before the Combine. More information at

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