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Prince William and Duchess Kate enjoyed a visit to Coach Core Essex at Basildon Sporting Village off London on Tuesday

The Coach Core program helps a diverse local community with sports – and the royal couple it She seemed to enjoy making athletics and being friendly with the students.

The Duchess looked smooth in black pants, a black turtleneck sweater and a checkered black and white blazer from Smythe. William opted for a slightly casual blue quarter zipper pullover and navy pants.

Duchess Kate and Prince William Visit the Basildon Sporting Center in Basildon, Essex, UK on October 30, 2018. (Photo: FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA, EPA-EFE)

Not only were the royals stylish , they were also demonstratively affectionate to those present. Kate gave several hugs at the event.

During the visit, the royal couple met new apprentices and heard from Graduates of the program.

And, of course, they also tried some sports themselves.

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