Supported By the PPF and the Irish Sports Council.
Waterford Sports Partnership, Ireland.
Waterford Sports Partnership - 'Everyone Active'

Go For Life Physical Activity Leader (PALs) Workshops

Workshop 1 - Basic Priciples:
The main aims of this workshop are to:
  • introduce participants to the Go for Life campaign;
  • propose procedures regarding checking, screening and monitoring the wellbeing of participants before and during physical activity bouts/sessions;
  • enable the PAL to lead a Warm-up routine suitable for older people.
Workshop 2 - Sit-Fit Activities:
The main aims of this workshop are to:
  • explore a range of chair-based activities suitable for healthy older adults;
  • enable the PAL to plan a variety of physical activit ies for groups of older people in a seated position.
Workshop 3 - Better Balance:
The main aims of this workshop are to:
  • explore a range of activities geared to improve older people's balance;
  • enable the PAL to promote the balance of participants during activity bouts and sessions.
Workshop 4 - Going Strong:
The main aims of this workshop are to:
  • explore a range of activities geared to improve older people's strength;
  • enable the PAL to promote the strength of participants during activity bouts and sessions.
Workshop 5 - Stepping & Strolling:
The main aims of this workshop are to:
  • explore a range of activities geared to motivate older people walk more often;
  • enable the PAL to incorporate walking activities into activity bouts and sessions.
Workshop 6 - Rolling & Bowling:
The main aims of this workshop are to:
  • explore a range of bowling games/sports suitable for older people;
  • enable the PAL to introduce a range of bowling activities to older people.
Workshop 7 - Pitching & Tossing:
The main aims of this workshop are to:
  • explore a range of pitching and tossing games/sports suitable for older people;
  • enable the PAL to introduce a range of pitching and tossing activities to older people.
Workshop 8 - PALs Skills:
The main aims of this workshop are to:
  • outline a range of skills necessary for the successful leadership of activity sessions for older people;
  • enable the PAL to plan safe and enjoyable physical activity sessions for older people;
  • enable the PAL to plan a 5-week physical activity programme suitable for older people.
 
Civic Offices, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.  Tel: 058 21190
Regional Sports Centre, Cork Road, Waterford.  Tel: 051 849855
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