The first three stages of the Wheelchair Basketball LTAD focus on
delivering the kinds of experiences in activity and sport that will
develop physical literacy in all participants. In accordance with the
definition put forward by Canadian Sport for Life, physical literacy
represents the mastering of fundamental movement skills and fundamental
sport skills that permit a child to read their environment and make
appropriate decisions, allowing them to move confidently and with
control in a wide range of physical activity situations.
Stage 1 – ACTIVE STARTAges: Early Entry: 0-6 yearsLate Entry: 0+ years
Stage 2 – FUNDAMENTALSAges: Early Entry: females 6-8 years, males 6-9 yearsLate Entry: +0-2 years
Stage 3 – LEARN TO TRAINAges: Early Entry: females 8-11 years, males 9-12 yearsLate Entry: +1-2 years
Physical Literacy is the cornerstone of both participation and excellence in physical activity and sport. Individuals who are physically literate will develop the skills and confidence to participate in a wide range of physical activity and sports throughout their lifetime. Through physical literacy, our children can hope to experience greater health and quality of life through their lifespan, while also acquiring the foundation skills to pursue competitive sport if they so choose.
Download a copy: [WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT MODEL - VOL. 1] (.pdf)
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