PRLog - June 3, 2013 - VICTORIA, British Columbia -- The Marchtaler Group is pleased to announce that they have been awarded the status of CHAMPION of the Designed to Move initiative spearheaded by NIKE. They will join the company of other firms that include the American College of Sport Medicine, National Football League – Play 60, and healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente. The recognition comes after months of preparation and redesigning of the Marchtaler Group programs which include their Warrior Martial Arts Studio in Victoria, Canada, Little Warriors® Program, 30 Minute Warrior® Fitness Circuit and will eventually filter into future offerings which include Martial Wellness® and the Assertive Project™.
“We are very excited to be part of such an incredible global initiative for health”, said Ken Marchtaler, Marchtaler Group President, “Physical activity is at its lowest level in history. Based on scientific studies and current health trends, today’s 10 year olds are the first generation expected to have a shorter life expectancy than their parents. We feel so privileged to be a part of the social movement that will change the destiny for those kids!”
Marchtaler Group, located in Victoria, Canada, has been designing programs for the martial arts industry since 2001. Their programs have been developed and tested in their Victoria, BC studio and are in the process of being licensed to other martial arts schools. More information on the Marchtaler Group is available at www.marchtalergroup.com .
Designed to Move (DTM) is a global initiative to effect social change in physical activity. DTM believes that urgent priority must be given to dramatically increase the world's commitment to physical activity. DESIGNED TO MOVE offers a consensus on the path forward - a single vision: Future generations running, jumping and kicking to reach their greatest potential. A new normal. More information on Designed to Move can be found at www.designedtomove.org .