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January 15, 2013

This video was created by the Canadian Sport for Life Alberta Community Recreation & Sport Work Group as part of a project funded by the Alberta Sport Recreation Parks and Wildlife Foundation to promote Physical Literacy and the Canadian Sport for Life Movement.

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January 8, 2013

Reaction Ball activities will not only enhance ones reaction time but also help with receiving skills.  There are many ways to incorporate the ball into games that will help with skill-related fitness as well as health-related fitness.   Check out some of these games that can be done with middle years and high school students/athletes.

View some of these games:  Bouncing Ball, Burning Ball, Going Up, Right or Left, and Twosome.  Download a written description of Reaction Ball...

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January 8, 2013

Moving Ahead with Fitness in Phys. Ed. is a resource created by Regina Catholic Schools.  This resource is designed to give teachers the background knowledge and skills to integrate fitness into their daily physical education instruction.  The approach used encourages students to take personal responsibility for maintaining and improving their health-related fitness level as well as some components of their skill-related fitness.  The resource aligns with outcomes the Ministry of Education’s...

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January 7, 2013

The following clip is an example of a small-sided game that helps students understand some of the key concepts involved in striking games.  All students are involved at a high level of activity.  Many modifications can be made to this game including what implement is used to strike the object.

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January 7, 2013

Teaching Games for Understanding (TGfU) is a teaching model to help understand the key concepts involved in a variety of games.  When working on developing skills and tactics in small-sided games there are some things to think about:

Defense rules - the type of defense played in small sided games can help or hinder the success of students.  Understand the difference between cold, warm and hot defense.  Loading the Practice - All games do not need to be played with equal number of kids...
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January 7, 2013

Develop muscular endurance and strength with your students without even using any equipment.  Body weight and plyometric exercises that are easy, require no set up and help students attain personal fitness goals.

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January 7, 2013

Triple Ball is a modified game of volleyball that is designed to help athletes see success and get more touches.  If we want students/athletes to develop with skills, it is imperative that we find ways to get more involvement and more time manipulating the object - in this case the volleyball. 

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January 4, 2013

Cross country skiing is a great alternate environment activity to be enjoyed by all ages.  If one was to consider the three goals of physical education, cross country skiing would most definitely fall into each.  Being the aerobic activity it is, cross country lends itself to the Active Living goal.  The Skillful Movement goal included many elements including weight transfer and limbs of opposition.  The third goal of physical education, Relationships, can also be reinforced in the alternate...

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December 13, 2012

Less than 15% of kids are getting the physical activity they need!

Kids need 60 minutes of physical activity each day and more is better. The school is a great place for them to work towards this. If communities, homes, and schools work together to get Saskatchewan kids active, reaching the 60 minutes will become easy to do.   Declare your school as in motion and work with us to make our province as healthy and physically active as it can be!   Kids need 60 minutes of physical activity...
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December 13, 2012
It is important students/athletes warm-up properly and routine can definitely help educators and coaches.  The following video takes you through a typical warm-up in a grade 8 setting.  Establishing routines will make for a smooth running session and will allow for effective use of time.  Designing circuits and having the students/athletes take on the responsibility is also touched on.
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