WALKING FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION OF CAPE TOWN

HEALTH

Staying active and energtic, but just enough not to tire yourself out!

FUN

Having the same exact fun you had playing the game as you did back then!

FITNESS

Reduces risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke and improve blood pressure.

FRIENDSHIP

Bringing people together, and creating valuable friendships and fun.



WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF WALKING FOOTBALL?

There are absolutely loads of benefits, from the physical to the psychological and the social. In older people it can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke and improve blood pressure. You can also see positive changes in postural balance, blood pressure and resting heart rate, lowered cholesterol, improved blood sugar levels, bone density and improved reactions.

According to the national governing body for the sport, studies have shown that walking football can be effective in the treatment of mild to moderate hypertension.

Our mission of the Walking Football 4 Health is "To raise the profile of Walking Football as a unique amateur sport throughout Africa,Asia and the world, promote participation in the sport, inspiring activity, seeking to have an impact on physical and mental wellbeing, and maintain a high standard of competitive play leading to success on the national and international stage.