BENSWIC - Frequently Asked Questions...

RECESS/AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM

Who are your staff? What are their qualifications?

BENSWIC is handled by experience trainers and sports coaches that comes driven and determined to bring athletics, fitness, health and sports of any school in need of our services. I HIRE those that have experience in working in other organizations similar to mines, that dealt with after school programs, coached a variety sport leagues, summer camps and even those that taught in schools. This way, it allows us to feel that much comfortable with them dealing with youths.

How do you work with current after-school program?

BENSWIC after-school program offer it's services 1 -to- 5days throughout the entire school year. Working up to Miniumum 14 students. Maximum 25 students. We've developed an format to create an amazing curriculum for any group setting but also having each child in mind (understanding that we will have any beginners and advance students). We also have found nomatter the capacity of the school, we're prepared and ready during the school year.

How do your athletic training base benefit students whos wants it for there afterschool program?

Whenever a school contracts us to do there program, we assume they know what we're all about athleticically. We aim in showcasing students on what athletic base is all about, and what being in shape and fit can do.

Each students benefit greatly from this:

  • Introducing an flexiblity program, core program, strength program, speed program, agility program, endurance program, and jump program...

  • Students will increase there ability to be more active.

  • Athleticism will improve.

  • Improving flexibility –– Learning to work flexibility training into everyday living.

  • Improve socially.

  • Gain confidents.

Do you only offer athletics to after school programs?

No. We work with adding playground games components to our program. We also offer sport skills such as an running program (cross country, and track & field), soccer, basketball, flag football, and baseball.

Do you work with middle schools or K-8 schools? Even High Schools?

BENSWIC originally started working with high schoolers. Offering athletic training. Soon, finding that elementary and middle schools liked our format. Of course, lots of revising had to happen in order for our program to focus on younger students.

The schools you're in take-in outside people?

Yes and No. It all depend on the school. Some schools only want to offer for student at there school. Where others are ok, just as long as we don't damage the school.

How can I enroll my child in an afterschool program that you are located?

Currently, we do not have a reserved spot of our own. And some schools only offer to the students that attends there. Best to, subscribe to the BENSWIC newsletter, following us on twitter, and facebook, or keep tabs on our blog. We will post a list of our new locations site and so forth as they come.

How do schools apply?

Fill-in the application that is available at Recess/Afterschool Program that's ONLY avaiable in May. Where we select the schools could best benefit from our services. Schools which are not selected are placed on our waiting list. For further information you could click Contact Us to answer any question you may have.

Can my school or youth organization reserve a training even if we are not able to have your serves?

Yes. All we have to do is schedule a day/time to meet.

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Athletic Training

What are the benefits of 1 on 1 Training Personal Training versus Group Based Training?

1 on 1

Our 1 on 1 Private Training, we find is the quickest way to better your skills as well as getting into shape. An area we have the upmost confidents in meeting your goals. We design programs suited for each individual, making it fun and challenging. Each of our program includes an in depth skill & fitness assessment and a goal-setting session. Some prefer to train 1 on 1 because of undivided attention, giving them more confidents to get better.

Semi Private Training

Semi Private Training is our popular training because mainly it lowers the cost and they have the option to have friends or family member train with. Plus, when you train with a family member or friend you get a discount. You'll also find new friends!

What is it that makes Sports Specifics important?

Our Sports Specific training programs are designed to maximize your performance in your sport as well as reduce the risk of injury. BENSWIC designed a program that will improve speed, strength, power, and agility as it relates to your sport and the position you play in that sport. Flexibility, balance, endurance and body composition are other areas we work to better each athlete that comes through our door. All of these components improves performance and peak abilities.

How long is a Personal Training session?

Sessions usually run for one hour. Other sessions usually run 90 minutes.

How much do the services cost?

For a detailed description of our services and costs please visit either of our One on One, Semi Training, Sports Specifics and Team Training.

What ages may be admitted to Kids to be trained?

Children ages 8 years old may be admitted.

How can a person Pay for training for their children(s)?

Each page (one-on-one, semi, sports specific and team training) has a "Buy Now" button to purchase. From there it will take you PayPal to complete your full purchase.

I purchased personal training, what happens next?

You'll receive an phone call or email to schedule an appointment. We'll need to know the day and time that works best for your personal training session.

Do I need to sign a BENSWIC Agreement?

Yes. The parent/legal guardian must sign an agreement for each child.

What do I do if I am unable to make my scheduled personal training appointment?

You must cancel a scheduled training session 24 hours in advance. If you don't show up, are more than 15 minutes late, or you cancel your session less than 24 hours before your appointment, you will be charged for the session. If you are unable to keep an appointment, please Contact Us to reschedule.

Could I receive Siblings or Family Discount?

Yes. Once directed in PayPal (checkout), you can receive discounts by increasing the "Quantity". Make sure to update once you increase the quantity. However, you could ONLY add up to 4, anymore the last discount will remain.

Cancellation Policy

BENSWIC has a 12 hour Cancellation Policy. All scheduled appointments must be cancelled or rescheduled within 12 hours to avoid loss of session. To cancel or reschedule, please Contact Us.

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Sports Leagues

What sports do you offer? And are you planning on offering other sports?

We only offer Track Club (Cross Country and Track & Field) at this current moment. Yes. We do intend on having other sports teams added to our program. Join our newsletter, follow us on twitter, instagram and facebook or even checking in now and then on our blog. For any updates regarding this!

What is the minimum age requirement?

Players must be 10yr or older to participate in BENSWIC Sports Leagues.

What is the deadline for registration?

The latest we will accept a players registration is 4 business days prior to the start of a season, or until that league fills up. If you're interested in participating, it is strongly recommended that you register sooner rather than later.

My child is new to this sport, anyway you do a trial class?

Yes. We give up to 2 weeks for each individual to try it out before committing to it.

As a parent. Can I be part of (coach, volunteer or even train)?

Absolutely! We encourage parents to help in anyway possible, even if you want to train with your child and/or group of kids. We believe strongly in building a community. It instills con- fidents! It’s free; it makes everyone feel good, more comfortable, and safe.

When is my fee due?

The fee is due before our first competition. You are allowed practice time but no uniforms and races, are given until paid in full.

In regards to track. If my child makes it to USATF and/or AAU Championships, does the fees cover travel, race event, and/or hotels?

No. The fees ONLY covers uniforms, facilities, race admission and one free t-shirt. We, as a team need to come up with fundraising ideas, get sponsors and donators.

Can I pay by personal check?

No. Only if it’s a company check and it’s mailed to the office – We never accept checks or cash at the field.

When can I see a schedule for my league?

Generally we do a schedule for the first week of about 5-7 days prior to the start date. After the first day of the league, we’ll put together and post a schedule for the full season.

Do I need to sign a waiver?

Yes. All athletes must sign a waiver prior to playing each season. If you do not sign the waiver, you will not be allowed to compete in any competitions.

Though, my child gets medals or trophies thoughout the season. Do you hold awards night at the end of the season?

Absolutely. We will come together and fellowship, to celebrate the hard work each player did, along with acknowledging our coaches, volunteers, parents and anyone that help made this happen

What holidays do you skip?

We’ll always skip: New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Super Bowl Sunday, Valentine’s Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day Weekend, Halloween, Thanksgiving Day (and weekend following), Christmas Eve, and Christmas.

We’ll sometimes skip: Mother’s Day (some competitions may interfere, depending on time and field activities)

We’ll never skip: Martin Luther King Jr Day, Presidents’ Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Father’s Day

Do registration fees include shirts?

Yes. One shirt is included in the fees. After that, you can purchase your own though our online Shop, along with other products we offer.

What happens when there is inclement weather?

We may be canceled due to weather conditions, dangerous or unplayable field conditions, facility constraints, etc. We makes every effort to play all scheduled competitions, though it may be cancelled to whomever holding the event. Therefore, if you are calling/emailing concerning a decision on a cancelation, remember we will not have an answer until close to the day of the competition or the start of the competition.

All cancelations will be posted to two (4) outlets: Facebook Page, Twitter, Blog and Email. We will NOT notify via phone of this cancelation.

Practice. How many practices a week

Three practices a week. Varies depending on the season.

Locations. Where are your practices? And are they always the same?

We have locations to train and we will do our best to remain consistent in these locations throughout the entire season. However sometimes we do need to offer different areas depending on the sport, especially with rainouts and time change. We always try and keep this to a minimum and let you know about additional areas and bye weeks ahead of time. More information make sure to subscribe to our Newsletter!

Could I receive Siblings or Family Discount to join the Sports Team?

Yes. Once directed in PayPal (checkout), you can receive discounts by increasing the "Quantity". Make sure to update once you increase the quantity. However, you could ONLY add up to 4, anymore the last discount will remain.

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Vacation

Location. Where are your vacation camps held?

TBD. We currently do not have a spot. We are working very hard to find one. More information make sure to subscribe to our Newsletter to stay updated!

What will you cover during Vacation camp?

We will cover a Multi Sports, introducing different sports like soccer, basketball, floor hockey, baseball and tennis. Adding a bet of fitness training, core workout and flexibilty!

When are the times?

We look to hold camp from 8am - 6pm

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Summer Camps

Location. Where are your summer camps held?

TBD. We are definitely working for " Summer 2016" for we've been working on the ideas, plans for quite a while. More information make sure to subscribe to our Newsletter to stay updated!

What are the process of getting my child to the your camp?

All applications will be ready once we know our location. Applications you'll fill-out will be for information, wavier, medical and emergency contacts.

What kinds of activities will my child participate in at your camp?

Each day will include a different sport and a form of athletic training. Once a week we will have a competitions to keep things interesting. We also plan on having frequent museum visit for educational purposes; which we'll also offer, educational stuff! We are working with a few certified teachers joining the team.

When camp begins, may my child and I visit the camp first to see if we like it?

Prospective campers and their parents are welcome to make a day visit to see if you would like to apply for the following year's session. If you and your child would like to visit camp before making a decision about next year’s camp session, please Contact Us.

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Store

How can I obtain free shipping?

Buy more than $75 worth of merchandise. Our standing free shipping offer is available every day.

How can I pay?

We accept the following methods of payment. All through .

Credit Cards:

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Discover

What brands do you print on?

Most of our standard t-shirts are printed on American Apparel and are 100% manufactured and printed in the USA.

Do I need a PayPal account to purchase from this store?

No. Not required to have a PayPal account to purchase from our online store. Although if you already have a PayPal account you may use it.

What is your return policy?

BENSWIC is committed to your happiness. Our goal is 100% customer satisfaction. Any unworn shirts can be exchanged within 15 days of delivery. Attach a copy of the packing slip that was sent with your original purchase. If a product is defective, it may be exchanged for a new product which will be shipped to you at no additional charge. If you have further questions please Contact Us.

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Uniforms

Uniforms.

We ask parents that you take care of the uniforms provided. You lose it, ruin it (bleach, has a hole, and so forth), or leave it home. You are responsible in getting a new uniform. We also don't wear outside our dress code. Your child will be unable to compete if any of these are a problem. We stand by a code of conduct –– "presentation" & "responsibilties".

What supplies and equipment are needed to participate?

Depending on sport, you need to contact your coaches via email. Asking what's needed.

Where can I purchase BENSWIC uniforms, and other materials?

We have our own online Shop for you to get your uniforms and other product stuff. However, materials such as soccer balls, basketballs, running shoes we don't sell. You're going to have to go to any sporting good stores. We are glad to help out if and when you need it!

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