How’s Your Physical Literacy Journey?
literacy is the motivation,
confidence, physical competence, knowledge
and understanding to value and take responsibility
for engagement in physical activities for life”
from International Physical
Physical Literacy is more than a current BUZZ or fad, it is the way for our world to flourish! It requires ALL to take action and turn the ripples into waves. Physical literacy brings together all sectors (sport, education, health, tourism) to tackle some of the dismal health and physical activity statistics in our society. The 2015 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth has an overall grade of “D-“ http://www.participaction.com/report-card-2015/
Yikes!!! We can do much better. Embrace the 100% to 0% way of life: take 100% responsibility in life and “Zero” excuses; you can be the agent of change by “Stepping Up” . Check it out at. http://www.drjohnizzo.com/accountability-2/ Also check out the Sport for Life website, some great assessment tools and excellent movement preparation activities. http://www.physicalliteracy.ca/
Enjoy your summer and take lots of time to play. Recharge and be ready in September to help your students and colleagues on their physical literacy journeys. Happy trails.