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Long-Term Development e-learning course goes live

Sport for Life aims to develop physical literacy and improve the quality of sport by creating, sharing, and mobilizing knowledge. This acts as a catalyst for governments, institutions, and organizations to improve programs and services. In the spirit of continuous improvement, Sport for Life is proud to release the revised Long-Term Development in Sport and…
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Sport for Life unveils Quality Sport videos

What’s the difference between sport and quality sport? It’s more than just the extra word. When it comes to the type of athletic experiences that Sport for Life supports, we’re always looking for three things: good programs, good places and good people. It’s a simple formula organizations can implement into their existing infrastructure, ensuring that…
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Sport for Life teams up to eliminate violence

It’s going to take a team effort to eliminate violence in sport, and that’s why the Sport for Life Society has teamed up with Safe Sport. This partnership comes on the heels of an announcement by Minister of Sport Kirsty Duncan that 222 Canadian amateur sport coaches were convicted of sexual offences in the past…
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Rally Cap revolutionizes Manitoba baseball

The latest Canadian craze in children’s baseball leagues is Rally Cap, a term that originally referred to a baseball cap worn inside-out. The name is apt, it turns out, because this new innovation is turning the baseball world upside down. Baseball Manitoba’s executive director Jason Miller couldn’t be more sold on the concept. Since 2010…
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IPLC Winnipeg wows global audience

It was a lot to take in. For the 300 delegates that attended our latest International Physical Literacy Conference in Winnipeg, there was an onslaught of experiences on offer. Starting off with a day of active workshops, we then spent the following three days hosting presenters from all over the world in the Fort Garry…
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Sport for Life announces New York as 2021 IPLC host city

On the last day of the International Physical Literacy Conference (IPLC) in May, Sport for Life CEO Richard Way approached the podium to make a big announcement: New York has been selected as the host city for the next conference, scheduled for 2021. “This never would’ve happened without the unique relationship we’ve built with New…
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Physical literacy movement picks up momentum in Sweden

Physical literacy is catching on on worldwide, and nowhere is the movement picking up more steam that in Sweden. Later this year we will be co-hosting the International Physical Literacy Conference (IPLC) Europe in Umeå, along with co-host Change the Game Sweden, and in preparation organizers flew to Winnipeg in May to check out Canada’s…
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Sport for Life workshop keeps coaches on their toes

If you’re going to enroll in Sport for Life’s  Physical Literacy Movement Preparation coach workshop, you should expect to sweat. This isn’t the sort of experience where you sit at a desk and listen to lectures; instead you’ll be running through the exact same warm-ups you’ll be taking back to your athletes / participants. And…
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Sport for Life director inducted into Hall of Fame

It’s been over three decades since Sport for Life Director Tom Jones represented Canada at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles, but he can still picture the look on his coach’s face the moment they qualified for semifinals. It had been a hard-fought battle against Japan, and would eventually lead the 27-year-old athlete and his…
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Nova Scotia multisport model mobilized

Scheduling conflicts shouldn’t determine which sports a kid gets to play. Physical literacy professionals believe it’s better if children are exposed to as many different activities and sports as possible, giving them an opportunity to decide for themselves the ones they want to play longer term. That’s why the Nova Scotia town of Antigonish decided…
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Do you know the Eight Factors of Active for Life?

Adulthood and aging come with their own unique challenges. No matter how active you’ve been in the past, it still requires diligence to ensure you’re creating the healthiest lifestyle possible for yourself. In Sport for Life’s resource Durable by Design we’ve broken down the elements of a healthy lifestyle into eight factors, each of them…
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