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Children Young people Improving Physical Ability

Developing Fundamental Movement Skills in Your Sessions

A conversation with Dr James Rudd, former PE teacher and lecturer in physical literacy

This article accompanies the podcast with Dr James Rudd and UK Coaching Senior Coach Developer Marianne Davies about how we can best support children to develop the ability and desire to be active.

James started our conversation by recounting a story of an early experience teaching primary school PE, when he was asked to teach Tudor Dance!

Initially, he was horrified. He knew nothing about dancing. He remembered doing lots of bows and curtsies and feeling ridiculous.

Then he saw the children doing lots of spinning, lots of leaping, lots of playing with ribbons, and starting to explore bodily movement in new ways and engaging in activities which had meaning and context.

It was relevant to their school experience because they were learning about the Tudors in their history lessons. James was struck by how much the children enjoyed it and how much they were developing their fundamental movement skills.

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