Impact of Physical Literacy

Giving children the opportunity to learn fundamental movement skills makes it possible for them to feel successful in sport, which improves their behavior and increases their confidence, which in turn boosts their desire to explore new sports and stay healthy and active for life. Our studies have shown physical literacy makes a significant, long term…

Healthy, happy, active children

NAPL spreads the message of Physical Literacy by teaching kids sport sampling, fundamental movement, nutrition and mindfulness skills.   We train and certify teachers, coaches, parents and administrators to impact the whole child by using our unique approach to Physical Literacy that incorporates sport sampling, steam gardening and healthy cooking infused with mindfulness. Healthy, happy,…

“Go outside and work!”

“Go outside and work!” Said no mom ever to a 9 year old when I was growing up.   But now that’s the messaging that our kids are getting when it comes to sports.   “You have to work on your shot” …. “You have to work on your quickness”…. “You have to work on…

5 Reasons Kids Should Play More Than One Sport

They learn valuable life skills It helps them grow into a healthy, physically literate person They can experience the “crossover effect”- honing skills that crossover from one sport to another It prevents burnout and injury They have more fun

Teacher Wellness

Forty-six percent of teachers report high daily stress, which compromises their health, sleep, quality of life, and teaching performance. Our NAPLNourish program for teachers puts Physical Literacy in Action by recognizing and honoring the value of all teachers.  We want teachers to see that taking care of themselves as not “another thing I have to…