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Episode 17: Take Your Parent To PE Week 2019!

Episode 17: Take Your Parent To PE Week 2019!

September 4, 2019
A new school year means a new Take Your Parent To PE Week!  The Mikes are joined by Charlene Burgeson (Active Schools), Mike Lally (SC) and the Moore family (CA) to give a well-rounded perspective and discuss some tips and tricks on how to host your own event to get families into your learning space.
 
Whether you’ve hosted events like this before or you’re considering pulling the curtain back and rolling out the red carpet for the first time, this episode is sure to have something for you!
 
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CAHPERD 2019 with Andy Hair

CAHPERD 2019 with Andy Hair

August 7, 2019

Buckle up everyone this episode gets a bit bumpy!

 

We join Mike Martinez as he speaks with Andy Hair, an Aussie PE all star and all around amazing person.  There are a number of different topics and many shenanigans afoot in this one.  The guys are joined by many people both on mic and in passing, but sitting down with them are CA Elementary Teacher of the Year Will Potter, and CAHPERD President Seth Martin. 

Andy Hair @MrHairPhysEd  Website

Will Potter

Seth Martin

SHAPE Tampa Review Episode 3: OPEN in Tampa, and OPEN Impact Award winners Jim DeLine and Riley Furlong!

SHAPE Tampa Review Episode 3: OPEN in Tampa, and OPEN Impact Award winners Jim DeLine and Riley Furlong!

July 3, 2019

In this final recap episode from SHAPE Tampa, Mike and Mike speak with California Elementary PE TOY and OPEN National Trainer Will Potter, and Health Ed Guru and Roller Derby Queen Melanie Lynch.

 

We then finish up with OPEN Impact Award winners Jim DeLine, and Riley Furlong with her mother on the Lets Talk Phys Ed podcast with Tanner Roos and Jason Steele. Riley's story is powerful, inspirational, and touching.  This is a MUST LISTEN!

 

Will Potter

Melanie Lynch

Jim DeLine

#BringRiley

#SpitForRiley

Tanner Roos

Jason Steele

Lets Talk Phys Ed

SHAPE Tampa Review Episode 2: Anne Kubitsky, ETR.org, and Paisley Peyton!

SHAPE Tampa Review Episode 2: Anne Kubitsky, ETR.org, and Paisley Peyton!

June 5, 2019

Join Mike and mike from the US Games booth at the SHAPE America National Convention in Tampa, Florida!

 

This episode we speak with Anne Kubitsky from the Look For The Good Project, John Henry Ledwith and Suzanne Schrag from ETR.org the distributors of the K-12 Healthsmart Curriculum, and Paisley Peyton from the American Heart Association. This episode is jam packed with Gratitude, Health Ed, and Heart Health awareness.  Definitely do not want to miss this one!

 

Look For The Good Project

ETR.org John Henry Ledwith

AHA on Twitter AHA on the web Kids Heart Challenge

SHAPE Tampa Review Episode 1: Judy LoBianco, Jamie Sparks, and Carly Wright!

SHAPE Tampa Review Episode 1: Judy LoBianco, Jamie Sparks, and Carly Wright!

May 1, 2019

Join Mike and Mike from the US Games booth at the SHAPE America National Convention in Tampa, Florida!

This episode we speak with recent Past President Judy LoBianco, newly installed President Jamie Sparks, and Director for Public Policy and Advocacy Carly Wright. Come listen about all things passion, energy, and advocacy for the PE and Health Education profession, and how you can get involved!

 

Judy LoBianco

Jamie Sparks

Carly Wright

#OPENbythebay Tampa Preview!

#OPENbythebay Tampa Preview!

April 3, 2019

This month the guys talk to OPEN Professional Development Manager Brian Devore about all of the exciting activities coming up at this year's National Convention in Tampa, FL.  USGames and OPEN have a ton of great social media events, contests, socials, and opportunities to interact with the OPEN National Training Team.  Follow OPENPhysEd on all of our social media outlets (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) for all the juicy details, contest opportunities, and ways to interact even if you will not be in Tampa with us!  If you will be in Tampa, stop by the USGames booth and come see us!

 

 

Episode 16: Lets Talk Adapted PE!

Episode 16: Lets Talk Adapted PE!

March 6, 2019
The Mikes are joined by Adapted PE superstars Lara Brickhouse and Tracy Sharlow to discuss all things universal design. Lara and Tracy explain simple modifications that anyone can employ to ensure that EVERY student receives high quality physical education regardless of their unique abilities. This is one episode that is sure to help EVERY listener!
 
Lara Brickhouse- @LaraBrick0602
 
Tracy Sharlow - @TracyNSharlow
Rising New York Road Runners!!

Rising New York Road Runners!!

February 27, 2019

The Mikes are back at it again, bringing a special extra episode to shine some light on another awesomely free resource to keep kids fit, healthy and active.  Cliff Sperber (New York Road Runners) and Nathan O'Reilly (NYC Dept of Ed) join the show to talk about how easily the Rising New York Road Runners program is to implement in schools either in PE or as a stand alone club/activity.  Whether you're passionate about running yourself or just looking for more FREE ways to get students excited about being fit, healthy and active, this is a show you won't want to miss.

 
NOTE: Don't let the name fool you, New York Road Runners provide services to students ALL ACROSS THE COUNTRY!
 
Nathan O'Reilly - @natron013
Episode 15: Mike Morris

Episode 15: Mike Morris

February 6, 2019
Are you one of the 1,000+ PE teachers that have tried Dice Bonk or some variation of it? One of the 1,000,000+ who were inspired to try some form of Cone Hole in your PE space?? Well, you’re obviously not alone! Tune in to hear Mike and Mike chat with PE Powerhouse Mike Morris (NC) to hear how he comes up with all of his creative, innovative and engaging PE activities, what he thinks of sharing on social media and more! This guy is the goods!
 
Mike Morris - @MikeMorrisPE
OPEN in 2019

OPEN in 2019

January 9, 2019

The New Year means New and EXCITING Things for OPEN!  Tune in to hear the Mikes chat with OPEN Executive Director, Aaron Hart, as he shares some information on what 2019 has in store for OPEN Registered Users. If you currently enjoy what OPEN offers now, you won't want to miss hearing about what's coming next!

 
Aaron Hart - @nyaaronhart