Terrific Fit Kids are children’s fitness and activity classes encouraging children to get active through play. The program has been designed by our coaches Rachel and Terri who are both qualified teachers as well as coaches. This program is for ages 2-12 years with a class for different age groups.
The children will learn age appropriate motor skills that will help with the development of skills in agility, balance, coordination, endurance, flexibility and speed. Being part of a designated group, the children love the feeling of belonging, developing new friendships and social skills. Most importantly they develop a passion for movement and activity whilst having fun and creating healthy habits for their future.
The classes run during the Victorian state school term dates (refer bottom of the page).
Sibling discounts apply.
Generally should be able to walk and run well. They might be able to kick a ball and jump in place with both feet. By age 3, toddlers usually can balance briefly on one foot, kick a ball forward, throw a ball overhand, catch a ball with stiff arms, and pedal a tricycle.
*Parental Assistance in class required for entire session. Siblings under 2 years free.
Children begin to develop basic motor skills such as running, hopping, jumping, skipping, catching, throwing, kicking, rolling, balancing, twisting and turning. Through a range of activities, such as dance, gymnastics and games, students progressively gain control of their movements in personal and general space, while stationary and moving. They explore ways of moving and developing control when stopping, starting, springing, landing, and changing direction and speed. They respond to movement stimuli such as rhythm, beat, music and words.
*Parental Assistance in class is encouraged if required for entire session. Siblings under 2 years free.
Children explore different actions of the body and begin to understand how these actions affect movement efficiency. They practice basic motor skills such as running, hopping, jumping, skipping, catching, throwing, kicking, rolling, balancing, twisting and turning and are introduced to more complex skills such as leaping, dodging, the over-arm throw, dribbling and striking balls, cartwheeling and hand standing. They participate in and develop control over a range of loco-motor activities that require a change of speed (such as fast and slow movements), direction (such as up/down, forward/backward, right/left, clockwise/anticlockwise) and level. Levels define the relationship of the body to the floor. Low level activities could include moving close to the floor such as crawling or crab or seal walking, while activities at a higher level involve a greater distance from the floor such as jumping, climbing or activities on a balance bench or bar. They practice a range of movement patterns in aquatic environments.
They advance from creating and playing games on their own or with a partner to playing in small and large groups. They begin to combine motor skills into movement sequences, and create simple movement sequences in response to a variety of stimuli. They begin to adapt movement skills to changing environmental conditions; for example, adapting the technique of bouncing a ball to cater for different surfaces such as asphalt or grass.
Children practice and develop competency in a range of complex motor skills such as leaping, dodging, the over-arm throw, dribbling and striking balls, cartwheeling and hand standing. They discuss the performance criteria of motor skills and practice observing a partner’s performance. Through modified major games (for example, games with modified rules, equipment, playing field, length of game or numbers on a team such as modified netball), and athletics activities (for example, discus, shot put and modified versions of jumps), children begin to apply their skills in sport-specific settings. Students participate in a range of activities that promote health-related fitness components of cardio-respiratory fitness, flexibility and strength and explore the link between health-related fitness and lifestyle activities.
Classes are $15.00 per session and are charged by the term. The total fees for the term include 1 session per week.
**If you would like to do both Wednesday and Saturday both term fees apply.
Term Dates, number of weeks and total term fees:
|Term 1||30/01/17 – 01/04/17||Wednesday||9 weeks||$135.00||Saturday||9 weeks||$135.00|
|Term 2||18/04/17 – 01/07/17||Wednesday||11 weeks||$165.00||Saturday||11 weeks||$165.00|
|Term 3||17/07/17 – 23/09/17||Wednesday||10 Weeks||$150.00||Saturday||10 Weeks||$150.00|
|Term 4||09/10/17 – 16/12/17||Wednesday||10 Weeks||$150.00||Saturday||10 Weeks||$150.00|
|Rachel Passeri||Denise Batsakis|
Thank you to Rachel Raucci from “Imagine the Possibilities” for the beautiful photos. Email: [email protected]