In order to effectively introduce PL concepts we suggest implementation in a way that’s meaningful and effective. Here are 5 essential elements of successful Physical Literacy programming. Fill your cup You don’t have to reinvent the way you work with kids to incorporate Physical Literacy into your daily routine but you do need to change […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
In our upstairs den is a framed artifact that Kerry gave to me for my birthday 20 years ago when we still lived in Seattle. She was pregnant with our oldest daughter who would be born a couple of months later. I’ve walked past “the gift” well over a couple of thousand times in the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
MIDDLE SCHOOL PASSING LEAGUE FOOTBALL P.L.U.S.S. Age 11 – 14 Modeled after the highly popular sport choice at 2-4-1 Sports’ award winning camp, athletes get right down to playing at this program. Using one-hand touch, emphasis is on sportsmanship, team play, overall effort and the catching, cutting, and defending skills used as a crossover in […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The mission of 2-4-1 Sports is rooted in physical literacy as we believe that every child should have the ability, confidence and desire 2- be active 4- 1 extraordinary life. The outcome of our life’s 2 short 4 just 1 sport™ philosophy is a positive impact on the social, emotional and physical health of young […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Shortly before we went home for the Holiday break last month, I received a group email from a colleague encouraging us to think about a new approach to resolutions. She shared a the following link: http://oneword365.com/ The short version – instead of creating a list or a goal(s) – that most of us are likely to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A summary document got sent to all in attendance – and the following was offered as way of conclusion. As the only non-Canadian in attendance, I felt compelled to address the group after 3 hours of hard-work. My closing remarks were clearly well-received as this is the transcription that ended the document: Steve Boyle, from 2-4-1 Sports, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
My oldest daughter taught me a pretty valuable lesson this week. Many of you may know that she is a college freshman in the Bronx (attending my alma mater, Manhattan College). Well – apparently she was taking full advantage of what the college had to offer. Because she attended 4 lectures offered by the school […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
As many of you know, I’ve made a major move recently to live my life with “no regrets” (see sidebar for more details). I’m now at King Philip middle school 2.5 days a week instead of the high school full time because the last thing I wanted to do was be hypocritical. This is what I […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
There’s irony in the fact that as I write this, I know darn well that a large majority of you who are kind enough to be reading it – are probably doing so on your phones. I’m right there with you…but, I almost hope that by writing this, it gets me to change at least […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
No matter what, make sure your child is well-hydrated-even if it is cold out. And make sure they stretch– especially when it is cold outside. It goes without saying that they key to good health is hand washing. Make sure you wear a hat and make sure your child wears a hat. When kids are […]Continue Reading... No Comments.