As an elementary physical education teacher, one of the cornerstones of my program is to help my students develop their fundamental movement skills. If you’ve never heard of the term before, fundamental movement skills are one of the building blocks of physical literacy. They empower students to engage in a wide variety of physical activities and provide the foundation for more complex, activity-specific skills. Mastering the fundamental movement skills helps students further develop their physical competence, which can lead to increases in confidence and motivation in regards to being active for life.......
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