Kids disinclined to play sports can still enjoy activities that develop fundamental movement skills
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Positive experiences in sport are instrumental in helping kids to develop the skills, confidence, and love of movement that are the hallmarks of physical literacy. Unfortunately, on rare occasions, some sport experiences turn very dark. In February, CBC Sports published a story describing how more than 200 amateur sport coaches in Canada have been convicted in … Continued
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A growing number of teachers are now starting to look for ways to encourage kids to move more during class time, including taking their classes outdoors.
The model was developed as a framework to help ECEs understand how to incorporate physical literacy into their playrooms and playgrounds.
From early specialization to costly programs to hyper-competition, this documentary tells its story through the voices of people directly involved: parents, coaches, and teachers.
Once primarily the domain of teen boys, skateboarding’s diverse culture and physical benefits are now attracting people of all ages and genders.
Casual sport and neighbourhood play are important. But as our urban centres grow, competition for our public spaces increases as well.
In this episode, Active for Life editor-in-chief Richard Monette talks with John O’Sullivan, founder of Changing the Game Project.
The Active for Life fortune teller inspires movement, from balancing on one foot to catching a ball to crab-walking.
Here are some things you can do to increase your child’s chances of finding success and fulfillment in their sport.
It’s important to understand how yelling in the stands might affect your child’s focus and his or her overall enjoyment of the game.