Physical Literacy

Physical Literacy Statement 2023


Physical literacy is the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge and understanding that enables a person to value and participate in physical activity throughout life.

Physical literacy is the foundation for lifelong involvement in physical activity according to The Lifelong Involvement in Sport & Physical Activity (LISPA) model

Physical Literacy Module

Sport Ireland Coaching has developed a course to give participants the opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of physical literacy

This module is an interactive 2 hour workshop which will enable participants to:

  • Outline the origins, definition, elements, relationship between the elements and importance of physical literacy
  • Explain whether individuals can be described as ‘physically literate’ and whether physical literacy can be assessed

Express your interest in the Physical Literacy Module here: