The main thing is to see things from a child’s perspective, in order to understand what might be positive or negative for him. You can see immediately that if a young baby bambini-corrono-sulla-collina-cortanever happens to be put face down on the ground, he will not experience the force of gravity in that position, will have little reason to lift up his neck (an action which helps develop the muscles of the torso), and will have few opportunities to try and move around by wriggling and crawling.

Although there is no data to show that crawling is an absolutely vital stage in a child’s development, recent studies conducted by Professor Adolph of the University of New York suggest that the development of a child’s various motor skills is essential in becoming capable of dealing with risky situations. 


To know more you can find this article on page 58 of the book “Primo Sport” downloadable free here.