Athletics PEI Hosts Run Jump Throw Wheel Instructor Training Course
Athletics PEI will be hosting a Run Jump Throw Wheel (RJTW) Instructor Training Course on February 19th & 20th. Ueli Albert, the RJTW Coordinator for Nova Scotia will be leading the clinics.
Run Jump Throw Wheel is a program developed by Athletics Canada that teaches fundamental movement skills and develops physical literacy by using track and field inspired games, activities and skill challenges lead by instructors specifically trained to teach the fundamentals of running, jumping, throwing and wheeling (for children in wheelchairs). To learn more about the Run Jump Throw Wheel Program, visit the website at http://runjumpthrowwheel.ca/the-program-3/what-is-rjtw/
The RJTW course is an an 8 hour instructional program divided into four modules. If you are a Physical Education Specialists and interested in taking this course, you will only be required to take two of the four modules (the other two modules are designed to assist instructors on teaching children.)
The course will be offered at Birchwood Intermediate School. Friday February 19th session is for Physical Education Specialists and will begin at 5:00pm . On Saturday, February 20th, the full RJTW Instructor Training Program will be offered and will begin at 8:30am.
For more information on the RJTW Instructor Training Course, please contact Andrew Walker at Walker.Andrew@kent.ca .