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Fundamental Movement Skills

The Fundamental Movement Skills of throwing, catching, jumping, striking, running, kicking, agility, and balance and coordination, form the basis for future sport skill development and for the life-long enjoyment of physical activity. Learn how to OBSERVE and IMPROVE the fundamental movement skills through the format listed below which is best suited to you and your line of work.

Coach Professional Development
Target: Coaches or instructors with previous NCCP training/elementary school teachers
Format: 3 hour workshop

Community Leader
Target: Recreation leaders, sport camp leaders, etc.
Format: 8 hour workshop

High School Leadership
Target: High school students
Format: Composed of 9 lesson plans delivered by the Physical Education Teacher at your school

The FMS module will give participants the skills to:

•analyze and identify the various stages of development for the fundamental movement skills
•apply a six-step process to teaching the fundamental movement skills
•create safe games where children can practise fundamental movement skills.

For a list of Fundamental Movement resources available for loan from the Sport for Life Resource Centre please click here.

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