Physical Literacy, News (Markham Waxers)

PrintNews Article
Click to view full-size image
Physical Literacy
Submitted By Deb Larsen on Friday, December 30, 2016
Physical literacy and movement skills like running, kicking and throwing are essential for optimal growth and development. Without these skills, children and youth withdraw from physical activity and sport and may turn to sedentary or unhealthy lifestyle choices.

Learning to be active at a young age is extremely important because active kids become active adults – who are positive role models.


What is physical literacy?

Physical literacy is the development of fundamental movement skills that allow individuals to move with competence and confidence in a wide variety of activities that benefit the healthy development of the whole person. Physical literacy also includes an individual’s ability to “read” what is going on around them in an activity setting - and react appropriately (Physical and Health Education Canada).


Visit the York Region website for ideas on how to get active.
This article has been viewed 828 times.
Social Networking
Follow Us On
Follow Markham Waxers on Twitter
- and -
Visit Markham Waxers on Facebook
- and -
Follow Markham Waxers on Instagram
Manage Subscriptions
Signup to receive email or text messages for the teams you want to follow.
News ArchiveOther Recent Articles
  • 17
    Dec
    Organization
    If you have a question about the lockdown, please email us. Someone else is likely wondering the same thing and we can update this list. Is the season over? No, but we are required to cease activities while York Region is in lockdown.
  • 16
    Dec
    Organization
    Stay safe during the lockdown! Waxers masks with a new look and adjustable ear piece to fit youth or adults. The cost is $15.00 plus tax. Please contact Dan Daoust directly if you are interested.
  • 16
    Dec
    Organization
    Due to the announced York Region lockdown for a minimum of 28 days beginning December 14, the Waxers are required to shut down all activities through January 10. As stated in our Refund Policy, we will be cancelling the final payment that was due ...
  • 14
    Nov
    Organization
    We all missed hockey and we want you to tell us why that is true to YOU. Follow these three simple steps for your chance at $1000 in CCM Gear!  Submissions will be accepted until December 20, 2020.
  • 04
    Nov
    Organization
    The Hockey Canada Foundation Assist Fund is a $1 million fund that has been created to provide help to Canadians experiencing financial challenges as a result of COVID-19. The Assist Fund will provide up to $500 per player in registration fee ...
  • 26
    Oct
    Organization
    Waxers neck/face gaiter. 
  • 17
    Oct
    Organization
    The Government of Ontario has announced additional health measures for the Regional Municipality of York to help stop the spread of COVID-19. The measures are in effect starting on Monday, October 19, 2020 at 12:01 AM, for a minimum of 28 days. ...
  • 17
    Oct
    Organization
    Everyone (players and bench staff) must complete the City of Markham COVID-19 Acknowledgement, Waiver and Indemnification form before stepping on the ice. Complete the form here.
Printed from waxers.com on Monday, January 25, 2021 at 8:57 PM