FMS: Alternative Activities and Pursuits



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FMS: Alternative Activities and Pursuits has been designed as a resource with numerous activity options to aid physical educators, community coaches, sport and recreation leaders, and other in planning and delivering quality learning experiences to primarily adolescent and adults.

FMS: Alternative Activities and Pursuits

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-          Provides a description of the general rules, procedures, equipment, activity progressions, and necessary fundamental motor and tactical skills necessary to begin participation in a variety of alternative activities and pursuits.

-          Builds on foundational loco-motor, stability, and manipulative skills, physical literacy, and more advanced (specialized) elaborations and combinations of movement skills that can be applied (transferred) to a variety of sport, recreational, or active living settings, such as: dance, gymnastics, games, track and field, fitness, and outdoor or adventure activities.

-          Maintains a broadened focus, beyond skill development, by integrating developmentally appropriate knowledge and understanding (e.g., skills cues, tactical decision-making) with emotional (e.g., self-control), motivational (e.g., perceived confidence), social (e.g., life skills like respect), and spiritual (e.g., meaning, joy) outcomes.

-          Features 21 alternative activities and pursuits in the areas of: body-mind exercise, group fitness activities, dance education, team building activities, walking and/or running activities, individual winter activities, martial arts, weight training, target activities, cycling activities, and paddling activities.

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Pages 224
Format Spiral