First Down Program

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ABOUT THIS PROGRAM

The First Down Program curriculum consists of eight one-hour sessions. The sessions develop fundamental movement skills like running, throwing, catching and kicking among children under the age of eight. The program incorporates football related movements, activities, and skills to help build physical literacy.

WHY?

Football Canada’s First Down Program helps get kids under the age of eight moving and active while having fun. The goal is to help develop their movement abilities and foster further participation in physical activity or sport.

WHY RUN A 1ST DOWN PROGRAM? 
  • Opportunity to introduce young athletes to football in a safe environment, low cost and low barrier to entry
  • Opportunity to educate your volunteers in delivery of youth programmig
  • Opportunity to create good community relations
  • Opportunity to involve parents are volunteers

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