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Physical Literacy

Unlocking Potential: Nurturing Physical Literacy in Children and Youth with PHE Canada

Physical literacy is a journey upon which children and youth, and everyone, develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes they need to enable them to participate in  a wide variety of activities. (PHE Canada)

“Physical literacy is the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge, and understanding to value and take responsibility for engagement in physical activities for life.”  – The International Physical Literacy Association, May 2014

This website is dedicated to inspiring individuals and communities to get active and engaged in activities that inspire them to move in a wide variety of ways and in a wide variety of environments.

Physical Literacy Key Terms