Ski and Snowboard Australia is bringing a taste of winter sport to Australian school yards through its “Little Shredders” program. The Sporting Schools initiative is exciting for all involved and is helping Ski and Snowboard Australia promote its sport and help children do more sport, more often.
Ski and Snowboard Australia is pleased to partner with the Australian Sports Commission in the $160 million Australian Government Sporting Schools program.
As the national sporting organisation for skiing and snowboarding, Ski and Snowboard Australia helps schools and coaches delier quality programs that encourage children to participate in one of Australia’s most popular sports.
Little Shredders, is focused on introducing children of all ages to snow sports while developing their knowledge, physical preparedness and confidence to go to the snow and experience Australia’s coolest sport. It is an off-snow product, with the sessions delivered on almost any school surface or vacant space.
It includes fun and inclusive off-snow modules, delivered in the school ground, to prepare children for their on snow experience. These modules cover such skills as snow sport specific balance, technique, equipment and snow safe knowledge together with spacial awareness exercises in a fun team environment.
Developed with the Australian Sports Commission, Little Shredders not only develops students’ basic alpine motor skills, it’s also lots of fun for both teachers and students.