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2015 floorballMK Annual General Meeting

Posted by Thomas Humble on Tuesday, February 3, 2015, In : general 
The AGM is your opportunity to say what you want from your club and for us to put in place the mechanisms for a smooth running and successful 2015/16. So save the date as we would like as many people as possible to attend.

If you want a say then I would strongly advise you come along.

As well as having a look at the past and upcoming seasons we will also look to vote for the various roles listed below. If you would like to put yourself forward for one (or more of these positions) or w...

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Team Captains announced

Posted by Thomas Humble on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, In : general 

The club has voted for this season's captains for both teams.

Captain - Richard Draper
Alternate - Nick Clapham
Alternate - Ian Copping
Alternate - Corey Jamieson

Captain - Nick Sharp
Alternate - Olie Smark Spring
Alternate - Victoria Chestnutt

The club normally have 2 assistants for each team. An extra assistant has been added to the Phantoms due to work commitments of members. This ensures their is always 2 players to aid with the training of their team. The alternates will also ta...

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2nd Club TMZ Training Camp

Posted by Thomas Humble on Friday, August 15, 2014, In : general 
floorballMK are pleased to announce a 2nd TMZ training camp.

Run By Tuomas Korhonen this is a two day training camp at futsal Birmingham.
Running on the 20th and 21st september 2014 the two days will be split between individual techniques and team play. both days lasting 7+ hours

For those who came to the first camp this camp will move you to the next level working on the things you learnt at the last camp. For those who are coming for the first time you will be shown individual techniques and...
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TMZ Training Camp a huge success

Posted by Thomas Humble on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, In : general 
The TMZ training camp in association with floorballMK happened at the weekend. With 35 players on saturday and 31 on sunday.
Saturday started with an introduction in the classroom. We then went and set up the rink into 3 small rinks. with the youth players on one rink and the adults split on the other two rinks and a goalie on each rink.
Doing a bit of playing to warm up and get assess before being shown how to improve our shooting. going through 3 different types of shooting and more games. W...
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Club TMZ Training Camp

Posted by Thomas Humble on Monday, May 5, 2014, In : general 
Run By Tuomas Korhonen this is a two day training camp at futsal Birmingham.
running on the 31st May and 1st June 2014 the two days will be split between individual techniques and team play. both days lasting 7+ hours

There will also be floorball stuff for sale on both days.
Spaces are limited and need to be paid for by May 15th.
Contact Mark via email floorballmk@hotmail.co.uk for more information

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All change at UKFF Midlands

Posted by Thomas Humble on Monday, May 5, 2014, In : general 
Vladislav Tucek has taken over charge of the Midlands leagues as Midlands Director with Petr Krunka as Secretary.
Karolina Stamfestova has joined them as Midlands Recreational Tournament Manager.

The website can be found at http://midlandsfloorball.wix.com

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IFF rules change as of 1st of july 2014!

Posted by Thomas Humble on Monday, May 5, 2014, In : general 

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AGM - Agenda

Posted by Thomas Humble on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, In : general 

This is the schedule for the AGM. If you wish to add anything please do so by the end of Wednesday 16th April. Anything after this date shall not be included.

- Plans for both Phantoms and Shadows next season

- Plans for the off season

- Finances, club membership and subs payments

- Kit/bibs

- Referee training

- New secretary/treasurer roles

- New team captains

Thursday 1st May at Oxley Park Community Centre.
Redgrave Drive,
Oxley Park,
8 o'clock.

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Final details about End of Season Party

Posted by Victoria Chestnutt on Thursday, April 3, 2014, In : general 

Date: Saturday 10th May
Time: 19:30
Location: Pizza Express, 396 Midsummer Boulevard, Milton Keynes,
Buckinghamshire, MK9 3BN
Price: TBC but will be approx £17.95 for your 3 course meal (drinks not included)

We will be situated in 'The Glass Room' downstairs as the lovely Scottish gentlemen on the phone called it, and we will have this to ourselves. There is a set 3 course menu that we have to order from but there is a reasonable amount of choice. I will circulated menu's etc... in due ...

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Will Kempster #8 - Progress report

Posted by Thomas Humble on Thursday, April 3, 2014, In : general 
Mark and Humble went to visit Will on Wednesday 2nd April just 6 days after his operation. We were amazed to see Will answer the door!!! Both him and his dad was up and about (gingerly but up and about).
The operation was delayed, we presume by other emergencies but went ahead trouble free. Will's dad was released Sunday and Will on Tuesday.
With the exception of 2 anti-rejection tablets a day and regular check ups Will is free to live a normal life once he has recovered from the operation. The...
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Posted by mark sleight on Thursday, March 27, 2014, In : general 
A date has been finalised for the AGM.

This will be Thursday 1st May at Oxley park community centre. About 8 o'clock.
Time and postcode to be confirm nearer the time

On the agenda will be the appointment of a club Secretary and treasurer. These posts will be starting as of July 1st. Please can anybody wishing to take on either of these roles or would like more information, please PM Mark.

The clubs yearly membership fee are due.
This year, the club membership will be down to £35.
This will be used...
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Phantoms Player Represents the club in Team GB

Posted by Thomas Humble on Wednesday, January 22, 2014, In : general 
Nick Clapham will be travelling to the World Floorball Championships Qualifications with Team GB at Nijmegen, Netherlands next week (28th January 2014 - 1st February 2013). All the Games are being shown live throughout the world thanks to the IFF. Having 5 games in as many days against some very strong sides, GB (seeded 29th) are going to have a very tough fight in order to qualify. Only the 1st and 2nd place teams guaranteed to qualify for WFC2014.

Here is the schedule for Team GB
Tuesday 28th...

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Change of training days

Posted by Thomas Humble on Tuesday, January 7, 2014, In : general 
Due to commitments of the venue the club will only be able to train on a tuesday until future notice. Currently 1.5 hours hopefully later in the year we can get a 2 hour session or even back to 2 sessions a week.

From February our training sessions take place every Tuesday 20.00 - 21.30 at Leon sports school in Bletchley, Milton Keynes.  MK2 3HQ

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Milton Keynes Floorball Club announces the name of the 2nd team

Posted by Thomas Humble on Monday, September 16, 2013, In : general 
It is with great pleasure that Milton Keynes Floorball Club announces the name of the 2nd team the club runs.

The "green team" are now called the MK Shadows ready for the up coming season.
For this season the MK Shadows will use the club's red and black kit with the phantoms logo. Next Season will bring a new home shirts for both teams sporting new logos.

For a long time the club has been using "red team and green team" in training. with the club growing it was decided to have two league teams ...
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UKFF 3 on 3 tournament

Posted by Thomas Humble on Tuesday, September 3, 2013, In : general 
On Sunday 29th September 2013 MK Phantoms will be competing in a 3-3 tournament at Futsal Birmingham.
The Phantoms are taking two teams to the tournament, giving everyone a chance to play against some very hard teams.

Teams are 'ranked' on last seasons UKFF league positions with each team playing their best players.
As new entries to the UKFF leagues we will be ranked the lowest.

The phantoms have a month of preparation before battling in this tournament which is great preparation for the season ...
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Phantoms go to Futsal for training

Posted by Thomas Humble on Monday, August 5, 2013, In : general 
Sunday 4th August the MK Phantoms went to Futsal Birmingham for a 4 hour training session with a new Birmingham team. The phantoms took 9 players to the session and for the first 2 hours trained together.
The team tried some new drills and the time flew by unnoticed.

After a short break we put two of our players with the new team to help them. We played 6 ten minute periods against the new Birmingham team. Everyone played very well and brought the drills into the game very successfully.

The Pha...
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5 year plan to become a level 7 team

Posted by Thomas Humble on Friday, May 31, 2013, In : general 
After speaking to Tuomas recently, he has devised some 'guidelines' to give an idea and distinguish how developed a team is. Currently, at MK Phantoms, we are level 3 out of 10 with (what i think) the foundations and know how to easily be level 4, we just need to start doing it.

There is a 5 year plan to become a level 7 team. We are in a good position with our sponsor, with the oppurtunity to enter 2 teams in the league. We have a club committee, a rink (in which blast have paid hal...

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GB Coach's guidelines to floorball

Posted by Nick Clapham on Saturday, February 23, 2013, In : general 
Hi Everyone!!
Firstly I would just like to say thank you to Amie for her great words of wisdom! For those who havnt seen her guidelines to floorball, it has been added below this post so please have a look! I agree with everything she says and it just shows how everyone can contribute to discussions, it doesn't have to be the same people every time.

I'd also like to update everyone on the GB training camp that happened back in the beginning of this month. I thought the weekend was very producti...
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MK Phantoms guidelines to floorball

Posted by Amie Whitehall on Saturday, February 23, 2013, In : general 
Here I would like to lay down a few guidelines and give some advice that I hope if we all follow will benefit us all and make us a team to be respected and one that sets a fine example to other teams in tournaments and other competitive events, as well as making it an enjoyable and awarding experience for ourselves.
I hope my opinion is fair but I also mean it to be firm and taken seriously. Please do not read this and disregard it after reading. Take it in and consider it. If we all ...

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Further Great Britain Callups and other news

Posted by Nick Clapham on Thursday, January 3, 2013, In : general 
Hi Everyone!
First of all on behalf of Phantoms I would like to wish everyone all the best for 2013 and hope you all enjoyed the festive season! Now that's it back to hard training we would just like to send out a reminder that the first session will be Tuesday 8th January at Leon School and after that we will be back to the normal training times (see the "Training" page or our Facebook page for details).
Note: January will be free for all newcomers so if you would like to give it a go please c...
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Milton Keynes Phantoms retire shirt #33

Posted by mark sleight on Thursday, December 8, 2011, In : general 
Today, the 8th December 2011, Milton Keynes Phantoms will be retiring the shirt #33. Over the ten years since Milton Keynes Phantoms were formed, this shirt number has belonged to our co-founder, Alan Sanders.

On Tuesday 6th December, Alan took part in his last ever training session with us here at MKP. Over the ten years he has been part of MKP, he has been heavily involved both on and off the rink. In my time at the club, I have known Alan as both a goalie and a defender and I have been very...
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