NB3FIT Jr. Golf Coaching Team
(left to right: Lyle Tso, Jr Golf Coach, Clint Begay, NB3FIT Director, Corey Douma, Jr. Golf Coordinator, and Patrick Herrera, Jr. Golf Coach)
NB3FIT promotes healthy, active living among Native youth through obesity prevention activities and youth leadership development opportunities.NB3FIT utilizes sports, namely golf, soccer and cross-country, to instill life-skills training, healthy-living and nutrition habits, and physical movement. NB3FIT provides Native youth with access and opportunities to sports not readily accessed by Native Americans but rising in popularity.
To build the capacity in Native American communities in New Mexico to develop and implement Native youth health and fitness programs through structured soccer, golf and cross-country programs. Each sport’s program instills youth with life-skills training, and healthy-living and nutrition habits that reduce risk for childhood obesity and type-2 diabetes. To support future placed-based replication in other Native communities, one culturally appropriate soccer curriculum, one culturally appropriate golf curriculum and one culturally appropriate cross-country curriculum will be developed.