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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Physical Literacy: Why Our Kids Need It & How They Can Get It


A nationwide movement shows why so many children exercise so little while an elite few become carried away with sport-specific training.  Although this article requires a subscription, the essence is that despite great sports programs, the majority of children don't get enough exercise (#physicalliteracy) and gross motor skill development. For some reason, we tend to exclude those who don't have the requisite skills to compete athletically which sends the wrong message. My cousin (Philip Yang of Yamaji Dojo) has a great solution by accepting all those interested. Read what he recently posted to his Facebook Group:

215 is my new favorite number... the number of members who joined our club this month. 
Jujutsu does not weed out the weak, the less talented or those with a less competitive nature. Because the weak will become strong, the less talented will aquire skills and all will become confident. Jujutsu only weeds out those who stop training.


215 is my new favorite number... the number of members who joined our club this month. Jujutsu does not weed out the...
Posted by Yamaji Dojo on Tuesday, September 22, 2015
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