Making the invisible visible

In July 2011, B2ten and Canadian Sport for Life ran the campaign “Recess”, with the aim of changing the way we teach sports to our kids. The commercial was run in conjuction with CBC’s ‘Run Run Revolution’, and featured primary-school aged children creating live infographs of some seriously sobering statistics. I know the campaign is […]

When playing for “funsies” is a serious matter

Australian’s are competitive about sports. There’s no denying it. Sporting success is largely intertwined within our culture and even contributes to our overall feeling of self worth. Australian Olympic Chief John Coates summed up our attitudes towards winning nicely with this sentiment, “It seems un-Australian to me to settle for something second best.” Source. As our […]

Australia, the Healthiest Nation by 2020

It’s a big call, and im guessing your first response when you read that heading was something along the lines of “are you kidding me?” But have a little faith Sport for Thought-ers. It IS possible. The National Preventative Health Taskforce (NHPT) have developed a comprehensive 7 step strategy to make “Australia The Healthiest Nation in The World […]

Recess Break or Activity Break?

What role does Recess play in the school day? Food break? Toilet Break? Just a break? Dont be too concerned if you’re not exactly sure. Not many Primary Schools know the answer either. Buckling under the pressure to include more academic instruction throughout the day, many schools are now disregarding the “Recess Break” completely. Source However […]