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Learn to Train

Once a wide range of fundamental movement skills have been acquired, participants progress into the Learn to Train stage leading to understanding basic rules, tactics and strategy in games and refinement of sport specific skills. There are opportunities to...

FUNdamentals

In the FUNdamentals stage, participants develop fundamental movement skills in structured and unstructured environments for play.  The focus is on providing fun, inclusive, multisport, and developmentally appropriate sport and physical activity. These...

Active Start

From 0-6 years, boys and girls need to be engaged in daily active play. Through play and movement, they develop the fundamental movement skills and learn how to link them together. At this stage developmentally appropriate activities will help participants...

Developing Physical Literacy Age 0-12

Long Term Athlete Development Children, youth and adults need to do the right things at the right time to develop in their sport or activity – whether they want to be hockey players, dancers, figure skaters or gymnasts. Long-Term Athlete Development...

The Importance of Hand Washing

The Importance of Hand Washing - AHS December 2017  Anytime is hygiene time! Studies done by the Centre for Disease Control have shown that if children wash their hands as few as four times during the school day they have up to 50% fewer colds, flus and...

Healthy Schools Alberta Fall 2017

Healthy Schools Alberta magazine is an Ever Active Schools' bi-yearly publication that is focused on active and healthy stories, initiatives, ideas, resources and activities. In this issue: Indigenous Youth Receive High School Credit for Achieving Key Sport,...

What is Physical Literacy?

Physically literate individuals consistently develop the motivation and ability to understand, communicate, apply, and analyze different forms of movement. They are able to demonstrate a variety of movements confidently, competently, creatively and strategically...