In its hopes to promote a healthy lifestyle at the primary schools level, the Fiji National Sports Commission invited Athletics Fiji Development Officers to help run the Kids’ Athletics Program at Yat Sen Primary School.
WE’RE OFFERING THIS PROGRAM TO ANY SCHOOL AND SO FAR WE’VE ONLY HAD YAT SEN PRIMARY WHO HAVE REQUESTED US TO COME IN AND RUN THE PROGRAM
Sports Commission development officer Mitieli Savu said that the program will last the whole of the second school term.
WE’RE TEACHING KIDS THE BASIC MOTOR SKILLS.
Apart from Kid’s Athletics, Basketball Fiji was also there. “We’re waiting for the response from other sporting bodies as we’ve invited them as well.” said Savu.
Savu also commented that this program will help Sports Commission and sporting bodies identify potential talent.
Story by: Eugene Vollmer, Athletics Fiji (13/07/2018)