Indi Kindi loves Indi Footi
December 7, 2021
Indi Footi is a pre-school football fitness program for 2 to 6 year olds delivered by John Moriarty Football coaches through our Indi Kindi initiative. Indi Footi promotes healthy growth and development and is aligned to Indi Kindi’s daily messaging: *Eat well *Drink well *Clean well *Play well.
The underlying objective of Indi Footi is to activate young brains through movement, and develop basic football and motor skills, balance and coordination in a fun, non-competitive way.
The Indi Footi Curriculum focuses on 4 key skills:
The sessions involve a gross motor warm-up activity followed by skills activities with identified coaching points.
In order to implement the Indi Footi curriculum, Indi Kindi sessions support children to have healthy active lifestyles by focusing on:
Body awareness is important to help children to understand where their bodies are in relation to the space around them, and how their bodies function and move.
Indi Kindi sessions provide opportunities for developing body awareness through identifying body parts, practicing spatial awareness, sensory games and cross curricular activities.
Physical development refers to children’s abilities to use and control their bodies contributing to their health and wellbeing by strengthening bones, muscles and organs, improving coordination and balance, helping children stay at a healthy weight and reducing risks of disease.
Physical development helps improve:
Provide opportunities for the children to: