At Journey School of Costa Rica
Creativity and Self-Expression
Skateboarding encourages our students to think outside the box, explore their creativity, and express themselves uniquely. Students are empowered to embrace their individuality and develop their artistic voices from mastering tricks to designing their skateboard graphics in art class.
Physical Fitness and Well-being
Skateboarding is a physically demanding activity that promotes an active and healthy lifestyle. It strengthens muscles and improves balance, coordination, and agility. By engaging in skateboarding, our students learn the importance of maintaining physical well-being, leading to lifelong habits of exercise and self-care.
Resilience and Perseverance
Skateboarding is a sport that requires resilience and perseverance. Our students learn to embrace challenges, overcome failures, and persist in the face of adversity. Through falls and setbacks, they develop grit, determination, and the ability to pick themselves up and keep trying until they succeed.
Collaboration and Community
Critical Thinking and
Skateboarding demands quick thinking, adaptability, and problem-solving skills. Students must analyze their surroundings, assess risks, and make split-second decisions. These cognitive abilities translate beyond the skatepark, equipping our students with valuable skills applicable to various aspects of their lives.
Skateboarding connects students with the natural environment. As they explore outdoor spaces, they develop an appreciation for nature, sustainability, and the importance of preserving our planet. Through skateboarding, our students become advocates for environmental stewardship and learn to cherish and protect their surroundings.