Fundamental Skills & Related Sport Opportunities

Fundamental skills open the door to lifelong sport and activity.    

By mastering fundamental movement skills, children will find it easier to learn fundamental sport skills. The combination of these two types of skills forms the basis of physical literacy and opens the door to new sports and physical activities. 

Children acquire physical literacy by learning fundamental movement skills and sport skills gain access to a universe of possibilities in sport and physical activity.  Without some skills, children will struggle to participate in some types of activities. provides a dynamic tool where you can see the skills that your child needs to participate with confidence in sport and physical activity.

The fundamentals are linked to child development

The right times to learn the fundamentals