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Foosball Academy

Posted: Fri Nov 28, 2014 10:26 am
by Oatsey
Hi all,
I have been working on a project to open a place to play foos in Bristol for over 12 months . It has finally come to fruition and we celebrated the opening of the Foosball Academy with two private functions this week.

Details can be found on our public Facebook page here :

https://www.facebook.com/groups/365079496972858/


When I get them I will try to post some pics of last nights event.

A big thanks to Ben Leahy for coming all the way from Reading.

Lets hope we can now rebuild the Bristol local scene!

Re: Foosball Academy

Posted: Fri Nov 28, 2014 1:12 pm
by Ben
From a PM to Dave


Thanks for the games last night Dave it was worth the journey. I know a great deal of effort has gone in to maintaining a scene in Bristol but even so bristolians are still fortunate to have so many players passionate about the game. From my perspective its just nice to have a couple of games against good opposition.

Take a care, Ben

Re: Foosball Academy

Posted: Sun Nov 30, 2014 12:49 pm
by Oatsey
For those not on facebook initial opening hours are as follows:


Hours are variable and potenially change each week
so check our facebook group for the latest opening
hours before coming which is updated regularly .


Monday Closed

Tuesday 11.00 – 14.00
19.00 – 22.30

Wednesday 15.00 – 18.00

Thursday 20.00 – 22.30

Friday Closed

Saturday some afternoons

Sunday some afternoons

Re: Foosball Academy

Posted: Mon Dec 01, 2014 3:54 pm
by Ben
Any pictures yet Dave from Thursday night?

Re: Foosball Academy

Posted: Mon Dec 01, 2014 4:18 pm
by Oatsey
Not yet ,still waiting for Jay to send me them.

Re: Foosball Academy

Posted: Thu Dec 04, 2014 7:33 am
by Oatsey
Hi Ben,

below is an article with the pics in from James and Jay who were there. A good job so thanks to them!

http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/New-foosba ... pZUt8Xh.01

Re: Foosball Academy

Posted: Fri Dec 05, 2014 4:51 pm
by Oatsey
In case anyone is interested another article on the Academy which was actually a full page in tonights paper amazingly.

http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/Foosballer ... story.html

Re: Foosball Academy

Posted: Tue Dec 09, 2014 3:38 pm
by Oatsey
Hi, In case anyone is interested who can get this channel just to let you know "Made in Bristol" Tv filmed a news item and a longer feature on the foosball academy today. The news item will be shown at 6 and 9pm I think and then the longer feature tomorrow at 6.30 and 9.30 I believe in case anyone wants to see me embarrass myself!
Channel 159 on virgin and also on sky somewhere.

Re: Foosball Academy

Posted: Wed Dec 10, 2014 10:14 am
by robmoss2k
This channel I think? I've seen better websites, but looks like Virgin 159, Sky 117 and Freeview 8.

Re: Foosball Academy

Posted: Wed Dec 10, 2014 11:54 am
by Oatsey
That is the channel Rob, just local TV for Bristol . I was appalling as usual on the news item last night. The feature segment is tonight at 6.30 and 9.30 so i am told but you can never be sure . Hopefully we will end up getting some new people interested as that is the objective!

Re: Foosball Academy

Posted: Wed Dec 10, 2014 8:58 pm
by Oatsey
Amazingly tonights feature on the academy was actually pretty good!! See it at 9.30 on virgin 159 or sky 117

Re: Foosball Academy

Posted: Tue Dec 23, 2014 10:37 am
by Oatsey
Hi,
We had a great night at the Foosball Academy for Joe Hamiltons Christmas homecoming.

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More Photos here : https://www.facebook.com/groups/365079496972858/

Re: Foosball Academy

Posted: Sat May 23, 2015 9:13 am
by Oatsey
Hi
As some of you will know I have been trying to live stream the camera from the academy but as I don't seem to have the band width on my wifi in the academy to do this with any quality I have decided to just upload the recorded video to my you tube "Foosball Academy" channel. I will do this shortly after each Thursday night club night so those present can see their games and what they did right or wrong!!

Obviously this will be a bit tedious if you were not there (or even if you were!!) but there could be some bored foosball sad people who are interested so I have posted the links here to the you tube channel

here is a link
https://youtu.be/L5bq1Rl1q8c

https://youtu.be/Os9Q1ZDDxKw

Also if you want to see a taster video of the dubious skills on display see the Foosball Academy facebook group here

https://www.facebook.com/david.oates.58 ... _processed