Streetfootball Norway

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Streetfootball Norway

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We believe we have developed a dynamic football philosophy in the framework of social integration.

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Streetfootball Norway was officially established in 2004 with support from the Norwegian Football Association and the Norwegian Health – and Social Department. Network member in the global network streetfootballworld (sfw) same year.

The objectives with the project are to inspire to the joy of the game and to communicate our philosophy and football as a pedagogical tool for fair play and social integration.

What is your signature innovation, your new idea, in one sentence?

We believe we have developed a dynamic football philosophy in the framework of social integration.

Describe your innovation. What makes your idea unique and different than others doing work in the field?

Our core football philosophy are based on 3 integrated elements: Extreme fair play, creativity and music/football rhythms.

What are the existing barriers, the biggest problem, your innovation is hoping to address/change?

Competitiveness is one major pedagogical challenge we are working with. Evaluating different levels of competitiveness we have found this aspect both as a healthy instinct as well as issuing areas such as aggressiveness.

Delivery Model: How do you implement your innovation and apply it to the challenge/problem you are addressing?

Coaching, events, communication

How do you plan to grow your innovation?

In the framework of sfw and FIFA For Hope we are in the process of developing a national coaching programme.

Provide one sentence describing your impact/intended impact.

On a national level our work is supported by the Norwegian Football Association, internationally we are a core partner in the global network sfw.

What impact has your innovation had to date/or what is your intended impact? Exactly who are the beneficiaries?

Being a partner in the global network sfw, we had the privilege to participate at the first streetfootballworld festival in Berlin 2006. This was indeed a successful event, showcasing to the world a common global platform as well as different cultural uniqueness.

How many people have you served directly?

Hundreds, hard to say exactly when including community events. The capacity of our national coaching is approximately 100 children/youth per class.

How many people have you served indirectly?

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Please list any other measures reflective of the impact of your innovation?

Our national and international online communication, press etc.

What are the main barriers to creating or achieving your impact?

Capacity, economical resources, time

How is your initiative financed (or how do you expect your initiative will be financed)?

Our national coaching programme has a basic finance support from FIFA coordinated by the sfw headquarter in Berlin. National support is further coordinated with the Norwegian Football Association.

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To experiment and develop a dynamic football philosophy in the framework of social integration and pedagogical methods.

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Streetfootball Norway