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The Olascoaga Teaching Method
The Olascoaga method for physical education and sport development created by Sportandi founder and CEO Andres Olascoaga, promotes fun participation in physical education for school aged children by placing an emphasis on sport concepts rather than skills. The main benefits of the Olascoaga method are:
- Simple implementation
- Engaging all the students in the lesson.
- Provides a levelled field for all students to excel.
- Time efficient.
- Allows students skill development and sports concepts to develop.
- Caters for large numbers of students in one class.
The Olascoaga method was created in Melbourne Australia and we customised our programs to the level of the students in multi skill classes.
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As an advocate for physical education and a passionate teacher, I, Andres Olascoaga created the Olascoaga teaching method to help PHYsED educators in primary and secondary schools use more structure when teaching games in physical education and sport lessons. The Olascoaga Teaching method can be implemented in any year level from prep throughout all the […]
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