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Athletics Australia throws its weight behind PLAYBuilder

The PLAYBuilder app has made a global splash since being released last year. Developed in Canada by Momentum IT Group and Sport for Life, it has become an integral part of sport and physical literacy organizations across North America. Now, thanks to a new partnership with Athletics Australia, it’s also being embraced Down Under. The…
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Physical Literacy Movement Preparation Workshop

Physical Literacy Movement Preparation is an enhanced training program performed as a warm-up before practices and games to enhance performance and durability. This on-field workshop is the third and final component of a 3-part training program which teaches coaches, teachers and recreational leaders how to effectively integrate physical literacy movement preparation into their day to…
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Women and Girls

The situation in Canada The number of women and girls participating in regular physical activity, recreational sports and elite competitions has increased rapidly in the last few decades. This is significant considering the fact that no women participated in the first Olympic Games back in 1896. Women and girls, however, who account for more than…
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People with Disabilities

The situation in Canada Approximately 14% of Canadians have a sensory, intellectual or physical disability, and some of these persons may have more than one disability. Canada has been recognized for achieving outstanding success in Paralympic sport, Special Olympics, Deaflympics, and other sports for athletes with disabilities, but there are concerns that systemic factors continue…
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