We are the
Champions

CHAMPIONS is a prevention-driven health and wellness program delivered to the public school student population, grades K-8. This comprehensive, non-competitive program is based on principles and techniques designed to improve gross motor skills, flexibility, posture, strength, balance and coordination using a long-term physical development approach to fitness and nutrition. Modeled after collaborative, community-based wellness initiatives, our mission is to break the trend of childhood obesity by encouraging a lifestyle of regular physical activity and healthy choices.
CHAMPIONS coaches and staff go through rigorous training to ensure participants learn proven exercise techniques.
The CHAMPIONS program applies the principles of elite sports performance training to the development of its youth.
50%
The average CHAMPIONS participant saw more than a 50% improvement in problem-solving skills.
More than 55,000 participants across dozens of schools have participated in the CHAMPIONS program across Florida.
9%
9% of obese CHAMPIONS students reach normal body weight each year.
This equates to an average of 538 CHAMPIONS each year.
100%
Per capita health care spending is 100% greater for obese individuals
This equates to a difference of $5,650 in spending per person per year
The CHAMPIONS program takes a data-driven approach to ensure the most safe and effective exercise methods are taught.
51%
Counties that implemented the CHAMPIONS program saw significant behavioral conduct improvements, with a 51% reduction in juvenile arrests.

For Coaches

Thank you for teaching our CHAMPIONS about principles and techniques designed to improve gross motor skills, flexibility, posture, strength, balance and coordination.

Learn More

For Parents

CHAMPIONS is a prevention-driven health and wellness program delivered to the public school student population, grades K-8.

Learn More

For Partners

Community partnerships are critical to the success of this program. Help us promote and encourage ongoing lifestyle behaviors for kids, including regular daily activity and healthy life choices.

Learn More