Canadian Sport for Life's Long-Term Athletic Development plan provides, perhaps the most comprehensive and accessible guide on the internet for implementing and prescribing exercise for kids.
CS4L's Active Start Stage: Children aged 0-6
The YRP Camps are divided into groups based on the guidelines in the CS4L Stages.
The YRP Camp sessions for kids in the Active Start Stage are full of games and activities that help develop the ABC's of movement (agility, balance, coordination and speed). At the conclusion of each session, the Active Start participants challenge themselves in the "Mile Club" to see how many straws they can collect for each "mile" completed.
Specific skills emphasized for participants in the Active Start stage are:
There is zero emphasis on competition in the Active Start stage of development.
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