Throwing, Catching, & More: Help Develop Your Child’s Sports Skills

February 12th, 2013 posted by Rae Pica

playing catch Motor skills in which an object is typically manipulated (usually by the hands or the feet) are known as manipulative skills. Throwing, catching, and kicking fall into this category – and, as you can imagine, learning and mastering these skills come in handy in a number of game situations. Following the principle of “fundamentals first,” you want to be sure your child acquires the ability to execute these important movements.

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Rae Pica is a children's physical activity specialist and the author of Your Active Child: How to Boost Physical, Emotional, and Cognitive Development through Age-Appropriate Activity (McGraw-Hill, 2003). Rae speaks to parent and education groups throughout North America. You can visit her and read more articles at MovingandLearning.com.


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