...At 29, Jamie was living his dream of playing professional golf on the PGA tour. He was making a good income in prize money and sponsorship deals and working toward his goal of winning the Masters in Augusta. But over the years, he’d learned...
... can’t, you won’t.
Reprinted, by permission, from C. Higgs, I. Balyi, and R. Way, 2008, Developing physical literacy: A guide for parents of children ages 0 to 12 (Vancouver, BC: Canadian Sport Centres), 13.
Each of these factors...
... involvement in competitive sport
Balyi, Cardinal, Higgs, Norris, and Way (2005) introduced the notion of early or late specialization sports. Early specialization sports (mostly acrobatic and artistic sports such as diving, figure skating,...
... literacy if you wrote your own definition?What is the major problem facing a parent or caregiver who wants to ensure that a child develops physical literacy?
I. Balyi, C. Cardinal, C. Higgs, S. Norris, & R. Way (2005). Canadian...
...George’s mood was foul as he arrived at the first practice of the year. The fact that the soccer team he coached would have to share the facility with another team this year during some of his practices annoyed him. The worst thing about...
...Rick was coaching his son’s U14 basketball team in the Smith County Night League. The U14 age division spanned two age years, including boys who were 12 and 13 years old, in grades 7 and 8. In the case of Rick’s team, most of the boys...
To Learn More
I. Balyi, R. Way, S. Norris, C. Cardinal, & C. Higgs (2005). Canadian sport for life: Long-Term Athlete Development. Vancouver, BC: Canadian Sport Centres.
Bahrain Sport for Life [in Arabic]. (2010)....
A. Viru (1995). Adaptation in sports training. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.
To Learn More
I. Balyi, R. Way, S. Norris, C. Cardinal & C. Higgs (2005). Canadian sport for life: Long-term athlete development. Vancouver, BC: Canadian...
... Fundamental Movement Skills
This section is reprinted, by permission, from C. Higgs, I. Balyi et al., 2008, Developing physical literacy: A guide for parents of children ages 0-12 (Vancouver, Canada: Canadian Sport Centres).
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