Physical literacy is defined as "the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge and understanding to value and take responsibility for engagement in physical activities for 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