VIDEO: Young hockey enthusiasts' chance to win free lesson

Over a quarter of children have sports role models, according to new research by Sun-Pat Peanut Butter.

Chance to win a free hockey lesson
Chance to win a free hockey lesson

The research reveals that 9 out of 10 adults who played sport as a child encourage their children to be active now, with 65% of adults who didn’t play sport as a child saying they still encourage their child to play sport now.

23% of adults had a sporting role model as a child and 87% of them were active throughout their childhood, and taking a lead from their parents, over a quarter of children (26%) today have a sporting role model.

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The research also found that over half a million children want to be a hockey player when they grow up.

“When I grow up, I just want to be like Sam Quek,” exclaims one of the girls after playing alongside British Gold medallist for Hockey, Sam Quek who is giving young children a chance to learn hockey skills and see her in action.

Teaming with Sun-Pat Peanut Butter, Sam is offering young hockey enthusiasts a chance to fuel up and stay active during the Easter holidays. Children aged 6-13 year old can enter for a chance to win a free hockey lesson.

With the research showing that 61% of Brits struggle to find activities to entertain their child during the Easter school holidays, enjoying a game of hockey with Sam Quek could be the perfect solution.

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