physical literacy

The Active for Life initiative: The time is right

The Active for Life initiative: The time is right
August 4, 2012 No Comments »

Physical literacy is a simple solution that can reverse the negative trends for kids Read More »

What Alexandre Despatie and Canadian kids have in common

What Alexandre Despatie and Canadian kids have in common
August 3, 2012 No Comments »

Support from B2ten benefits elite athletes and active children Read More »

Your child is not a miniature elite athlete

Your child is not a miniature elite athlete
July 25, 2012 No Comments »

Quebec's David Arsenault helps parents give kids the right start Read More »

English soccer goes kid-friendly

English soccer goes kid-friendly
June 16, 2012 6 Comments »

Recent changes in Canadian youth sports that promote children’s physical literacy are starting to happen in other countries. The motherland of soccer, England, is making sweeping changes to kids’ “football”. The English Football Association (FA, for short) is officially backing ... Read More »

Dr. Vicki Harber: Why our children need nature

Dr. Vicki Harber: Why our children need nature
June 1, 2012 2 Comments »

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Lea Norris, active for life mom and community champion

Lea Norris, active for life mom and community champion
June 1, 2012 1 Comment »

Lea Norris is a mom on a physical literacy mission Read More »

“Move more, live longer”: How other countries get the message across

“Move more, live longer”: How other countries get the message across
May 4, 2012 No Comments »

At Active for Life, we promote physical literacy as a path for children’s health and success, but we also believe in delivering the cold, hard facts about the crisis. It’s one reason the public service announcement “Recess” was created. It turns ... Read More »

Physical literacy explained in 3 minutes

Physical literacy explained in 3 minutes
April 17, 2012 3 Comments »

What is physical literacy? Check out this three-minute video for a good, short definition plus key facts about physical activity levels among children and youth. With rolling text and captivating music, the video hits all of the key facts and ... Read More »

Own the Podium shifts focus to include Canadian kids

Own the Podium shifts focus to include Canadian kids
April 17, 2012 No Comments »

The mission of the Own the Podium organization is clear: “To lead the development of Canadian sports to achieve sustainable podium performances at the Olympic and Paralympic Games.” To help Canadian athletes win medals, in simpler terms. Heading into the London ... Read More »

Well-rounded athletes make the best hockey players

Well-rounded athletes make the best hockey players
April 17, 2012 1 Comment »

The best junior hockey players on the planet have gathered in Edmonton and Calgary to compete for the 2012 World Championships. Canadian players are rated at the top of this elite group. It may surprise you to learn that as ... Read More »