Portfolio Category: Parents

Physical Literacy in Aquatic Environments A Discussion Paper

Physical Literacy in Aquatic Environments A  Discussion Paper This discussion paper looks at how people develop into competent, confident, and motivated movers in aquatic environments. Designed for policy-makers, swim program designers, and swim instructors, this document aims to rethink the traditional approach to developing competencies in aquatic environments. This is not designed to be a…
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Developing Physical Literacy – Building a New Normal for all Canadians

Developing Physical Literacy - Building a New Normal for all Canadians This document describes the essential components of physical literacy, outlines how to support the development of physical literacy in all stages of life, and discusses strategies for delivering coordinated physical literacy programs for Canadians of all ages, genders, ethnicities, and abilities. This resource is…
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Active for Life: Durable by Design

Active for Life: Durable by Design Physical literacy, increased activity and recreational sport – being “fit for life” - can be the gateway to a healthier Canada. The benefits of regular physical activity are well documented: sustained long-term health, increased social connectedness, improved general mental and physical well-being and better quality of life. Yet in…
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LTAD: Information for Parents

LTAD: Information for Parents Doing what is best for your child is what LTAD is all about, and Canadian sport is working hard to develop LTAD plans for all sports. What those plans tell us is that early specialization, and early intense training in most sports just doesn’t help the child develop to be the…
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Introduction to Physical Literacy

Introduction to Physical Literacy Physical literacy is developing fundamental movement skills, leading to fundamental sport skills in various decision-making situations in a variety of environments. Download here
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