"I've walked away from both trainings with a new energy and excitement for what I do. I thought it was a great training and I'm glad I attended!
"Chock-full of vital and fun information and activities! The hosts were personable and knowledgeable and provided different activities and modes of learning during their presentation. One of the best workshops I've attended."
"Thank you so much for all the tools you provided us with! I can go into the year feeling much more confident."
"Amazing, informative, enthusiastic and high-energy presentation."
"This training helped me to better understand the ways I can effectively and positively change the environment and mindset for the children I mentor to help them to make the right choices for them and their health!"
"I can see myself implement every single aspect of this training. All was relevant!"
"[The CATCH trainers] did a tremendous job delivering the important, relevant information in a fun, engaging way."
"I will implement everything I learned today in my future lessons... I feel more confident that I can make a fun learning environment that is both exciting and informational."
"One of the best I have been to!"
"This is such an important and needed training for everyone in the youth development field."
"Loved this! The time flew by."
"I am going to use this great info to empower my eight student nurses as they become positive role models, using the great tools you shared. I feel confident that we can provide a structured, fun and engaging virtual CATCH experience for the elementary children we serve. Thank you I am so grateful for this training."
"I am going to look use 99% of everything I learned in today's meeting. It was amazing."
"As a future physician, this training is important in all aspects of life. I will definitely carry it with me wherever I go."
"I think the training was very comprehensive and fun because we could actually participate in the activities. This training never seemed boring or "dragging on" at any point, so I really appreciated that."
"[The training] was well organized and I LOVED the learning guide. Thanks for bringing your positive energy into the training and providing a message of hope and creativity."
"LOVED this training. I learned so much, and the physical activities were perfectly timed to keep my attention."
"This training was amazing!"
"This was a great training – very informative and engaging which kept things fun and 'alive.'' Thank you for providing this virtual education during these difficult times."
"I think for it being a two hour training, it definitely did not feel like it. I love the mini break sessions and activities that are included. Thank you!"
"The training is well-organized and many activities can be used with staff and students. Great modeling!"
"Great job... thank you for all the positivity and direction provided!"
"The CATCH resources will be used for my asynchronous, synchronous and hybrid model teaching. The resources on the website are plentiful. Thanks for easing some of my anxiety for providing ways to keep my student's interest and needs."
"I will use the tools given today for both distance learning and in-person!"
"Everything was wonderful. Very entertaining and informative. Thank you so much!!"
"This was wonderful! So many great ideas and things to think through. [The CATCH trainers] were all wonderful presenters and educators in a virtual classroom. I'd love to see what you can do in person!"
"I thought the training was great! I wouldn't change a thing! I really enjoyed it and would love to do more."
"I think the training was really great. [The CATCH trainers] made it easy for us to stay engaged and motivated to learn the content!"
"I will use all of the strategies taught for my virtual camp... I am super excited to focus on emotional health as well as physical. I also will not only apply what was learned to my camps but to my social life and family life as well!"
"I love the reminder of how fun and simple activities can be – even at home in your own safe bubble. I will be able to implement some of the resources immediately... great suggestions on how to modify for a virtual space."
"I think the 2 hours were used wisely. The information was well-put and clear. And most of all fun. Thank you."
"I believe the training was great, with lots of useful information and also some activities that can be applied to actual virtual camps."
"I think the training was spot on. It really helped me with examples on how to implement physical activity games in a virtual setting. Thanks for your hard work and providing additional resources for educators and health advocates."
"These trainings all have been great, engaging, interactive and helpful."
"I will used what I've learned today to ensure that the children that I am facilitating will remain interested in the subject matter, inherit and implement healthy habits, and stay active."
"I can't wait to go on the website and look at the free resources available for my practice."
"Can't wait to use some of these virtual tips with my staff and kiddos!"
"Thank you for the great motivational training."
"Continue what you are doing – very valuable trainings. THANK YOU!"
"The training was great and very informative. The brain breaks are an awesome way to keep us engaged."
"Just wanted to thank you for the great effort of ensuring the whole child approach is being reached and ACTED UPON. We shall try our best to ensure lifelong HEALTHY CITIZENS."
"I love the ice breakers!"
"I will be able to use lots of the information shared today. Setting up for hybrid learning-splitting up the time frame in smaller activities and keeping the kids engaged. Adding health lessons and giving students a voice – their choice!"
"Learned a lot of new and fun activities and information that will be helpful and definitely implemented into my classes."
"Everything was very useful! I enjoyed the activities offered and the way to keep the gym organized. Great job!"
"I will definitely use many of your ideas, as well as the ones my group came up with in the break-out session. Your sessions in the virtual TAHPERD conference, as well as this one, have been my favorites because you give so many terrific hands-on suggestions. The other thing that makes your presentation great is the way you organized it. I loved how everything you talked about was in a clear concise power point which was easy to understand & you left it on the screen long enough to take pictures of the slides and/or take notes."
"I found the training very beneficial. So glad I was chosen as one of the 20 participants."
"I love the diagrams because I am a visual learner but video's of actual scenarios and demonstrations help me process better."
"I felt this session was very helpful and provided many new ideas to use"
"It was very informative, positive, and engaging. Thank you!"
"Thank you – this gave me a good boost!"
"I am a visual learner so I am thankful for the process guides and slides that you provide for registrants to use. Thank you for your time and efforts."
"I think this was a great presentation with many resources and helpful information. Thank you!"
"This was so helpful to get the hands on experience of physical activities and mindfulness that we can do virtually with our students via distance learning and in the future."
"I enjoyed the training so much – you gave a lot of ideas we can implement with the kids."
"Liked how interactive it was. Fun!"
"This training was very well put together. I really appreciate the attentiveness of the uncertainty and emotions that have come about due to the pandemic."
"This was a great and relevant training with the current state of the world."
"The training we great, very informative and useful information that is practical for use in the classroom/ gym."
"Great training. Very interactive and encouraging."
"The training was great. I love CATCH trainings because they are always interactive. I am a visual person, so seeing the activities in action helps me."
"Will most definitely implement the activities we did in the meeting with our students. "
"I cannot wait to take it to ADA Project Power to get the kids up and exercising! I learned some super fun, short, easy games to enjoy with the kids over Zoom!"
"I will be using the fantastic activity guide to have fun with the kids in the group I will be leading. I also feel that as a future dietitian, this will be so helpful in forming engaging programs for children."
"So many great tips and resources to keep students engaged with simple but awesome games and activities that require no material at all that provide healthy habits through exercise! Definitely will be implementing all the games, mindfulness activities and resources provided in the training."
"Thanks for a wonderful session. I learned a great deal about the program :)"
"There was so much and some I plan to use next week! Great virtual activities to get kids moving while not in person."
"This information will help me with my planning and assisting other PE teachers."
"I thought the training was well organized and paced."
"I think the training was engaging and beneficial."
"This class was great. Keep up the great work. Thank you!"
"I have learned a lot of helpful tips to incorporate with my camp."
"This will really be beneficial for all the clubs, not just my health and fitness. These are great ways to get kids up and going. I'm excited to do these practices."