Useful information for community coaches
Active for Life: Coaches
Active for Life is a national initiative about physical literacy.
We provide information, advice, and resources for parents who want to raise active and successful kids. Being physically literate helps children to be better baseball players, and better athletes.
Here are our key articles for coaches:
Kids play sports for the fun of it
There are good reasons to consider volunteering
Coaches must set a good example for their players to follow
Respect, compassion, and patience are among the important traits
Repetition of one activity to the exclusion of all others is rarely wise
Adding physical literacy to the routine boosts inspiration and ability
It all starts with the behaviour of adult role models
Exposing kids to a variety of sports can help them develop a range of skills
Tips to get the discussion off on the right foot
Learning positive, respectful, and effective communication skills for sports
There’s no benefit to your child for ‘toughing it out’