What Athletic Facilities Look Like To An Eight Year Old

This video provides a great reminder for PE teachers and coaches. We should always remember that younger/smaller students live in a very different world than the one adults inhabit. While this video highlights a hockey rink, the concept applies to soccer fields and nets, basketball courts, gymnasiums, gym equipment, running tracks, swimming pools and more.

This video also provides an excellent illustration for the need to employ small-sided games with children. For example, one “of the adult player’s comments was informative: “The surface is way too big to learn on.”


Dick Moss, Editor,
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