Fundamental principles of safe practice

Introduction – teaching safely, teaching safety


We live in a world where we are advised to move more and to be more physically active in order to benefit our health. Physical activity can range from brisk walking to playing games, to climbing a mountain. Once we start to be more physically active, we become involved in a range of movement challenges such as changing speed, moving in different directions, moving with and around objects or people, or using equipment to help us move. Within physical education, students learn to move, improving their physical competence, and use movement to learn through a range of different physically…

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