“I would be glad to help you promote the game of Tchoukball in the schools and in the community…”

Dear Mr. Girardin:

In January 2004, you introduced the: game of Tchoukball to our students from 6th to 10th grade. As a Physical Education Teacher and Athletic Director, I would like to thank you for the opportunity you provided to our students to be taught a new sport during these two weeks. I feel it is important for all our students to have the opportunity to be exposed to and gain experience in a variety of alternative physical education activities while enrolled in our P.E. class.

The most gratifying result of those two weeks was the enthusiasm of our students, even those who are not in good physical condition or who never willingly choose team play. They did and they are hooked on an aerobic team game!

I saw with which enthusiasm and energy you taught the game to our students, especially how you were able to get involved the students who are not normally drawn to a traditional sports and games curriculum. Tchoukball is an excellent activity for the general physical education program in any school at any level.

The success of Tchoukball amongst students is illustrated by their willingness in having Tchoukball as an after school activity, I will try to organize an after school activity at St Anselm’s Abbey School and invite you to give the students an opportunity to play the game.

I would be glad to help you promote the game of Tchoukball in the schools and in the community by being a reference in your future presentations. You are free of giving my information and I will be glad to explain in more details what you did in the P.E. class here at Saint Anselm’s Abbey School.

I am looking forward to working with you in a near future.

Sincerely yours,
Brian Murphy
Athletic Director
St Anselm’s Abbey School, Washington D.C.

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