01. December 2017 · Comments Off on Teaching Styles in Sports · Categories: Kid Sports, Sports · Tags: ,

Few things are rarely as simple and straightforward as they appear. Teaching is an ideal example of this, especially if you’re teaching P.E. or sports classes for kids. According to Eastern Kentucky University, there are no less than 10 teaching styles. That’s a lot of different ways to instruct sports activities for children but, when […]

01. December 2017 · Comments Off on Soccer Tips for Kids · Categories: Kid Sports · Tags: ,

Soccer is a terrific sport for kids. As Kids Pro Soccer points out, it’s a children sport that doesn’t require a lot of expensive equipment, the basic rules and moves are easy to learn and it’s a sport that doesn’t incur a lot of injuries. Soccer is a worldwide sport, too, making it one that […]

01. December 2017 · Comments Off on Tips for Little League Baseball · Categories: Kid Sports · Tags: , ,

Springtime ushers in kids outdoor activities and sports such as T-ball and little league baseball. Kids baseball in general is a terrific opportunity for fitness for children, but it’s the coaches who benefit most from tips for little league baseball, to make the experience as positive as possible for the kids. If coaches play their […]

01. December 2017 · Comments Off on How Young is Too Young for Gymnastics? · Categories: Kid Sports · Tags: ,

When considering sports for kids, parents often wonder how young is too young for gymnastics. You typically know when it’s time to let your kids start participating in a sport when they develop an interest in it. Gymnastics, however, is a different ball of wax than most other sports. Competitors peak at a young age, […]

01. December 2017 · Comments Off on How Young is Too Young for Tennis? · Categories: Family, Kid Sports · Tags: , ,

When a child shows interest in a sport, it’s easy for parents to get ideas of athletic stardom. Tennis, for example, is among the sports for kids that can be started at an early age and, if your child takes to it easily and naturally, it’s understandable for you to envision him winning Wimbledon. At […]

01. December 2017 · Comments Off on Dangers of Hockey for Kids · Categories: Kid Sports · Tags: ,

Hockey may be the one of the most popular sports, according to The Hockey News, but it also places firmly in the top 10 most dangerous sports for kids. A chart on Nerd Wallet’s Healthy Living section shows that emergency room visits due to adolescent hockey injuries went up 14 percent in a 5 year […]

01. December 2017 · Comments Off on Best Sports for Kids · Categories: Kid Sports · Tags: , ,

Sports for kids provide benefits beyond improving fitness. According to Parents, sports teaches sportsmanship, teamwork and improves hand-eye coordination. Strained school budgets have resulted in phasing out P.E. for some schools, and school sports tend to be elective, so the responsibility of finding the best sports for kids falls to the parents. It might be […]

01. December 2017 · Comments Off on Should Children Focus on One Sport? · Categories: Kid Sports, Physical Fitness · Tags:

Most kids love being active, so kids playing sports is natural. According to Ranker, the top five sports for kids are: swimming soccer gymnastics basketball dance Your kids are probably already involved in one or more of those, or they likely enjoy playing school sports such as football, volleyball or tennis. When a child shows […]

01. December 2017 · Comments Off on Sports Dangers · Categories: Kid Sports · Tags:

When your kid loves to play sports, it’s tough to keep him or her off the field (or the ice or the court, depending on which sport is their favorite). As a parent, though, it’s just as difficult not to worry about injuries. Though Everyday Health reports that overall injury rates have decreased over the […]

06. April 2016 · Comments Off on Softball: A Sport for the Whole Family · Categories: Family, Kid Sports, Sports · Tags:

When it comes to family sports, few summer activities for kids are as all-American as softball. While you do need the equipment, you don’t need much else. No memberships to sport and health clubs, no tryouts or cuts to endure and you don’t even really need other teams to play against. With opportunities to engage […]

13. October 2015 · Comments Off on Helping Your Teen Athlete · Categories: Family, Kid Sports

Have you got a teen athlete? As a parent, you want to do everything you can to support your kids and help them succeed. Here are a few answers to the most common questions parents of teen athletes have as the season progresses! What does a GOOD coach do? A good coach is fair and […]

06. October 2015 · Comments Off on Training Secrets of Pro Soccer Stars · Categories: Kid Sports, Physical Fitness, Sports

Today I want to share with you some of my favorite advice from Dawn Scott, the fitness and performance coach for the US women’s soccer team. If anyone knows about training, technique, and cool down, it’s her. Developing Skills On The Field They become sprinters by developing strong glutes. When you think sprinting, you probably […]

30. September 2015 · Comments Off on Should Your Kids Play Soccer? · Categories: Kid Sports

Why Playing Soccer Matters For Kids Wondering which sport you should enroll your kids in? If you want them to have a well-rounded sports experience, you may consider soccer. With soccer, they’ll learn essential physical skills like running quickly, jumping high, hand-eye coordination and much more! Just about any sport or physical activity will help […]

21. September 2015 · Comments Off on Why Your Kids Should Play Sports! · Categories: Kid Sports

How Sports Help Your Kids Helping your kids improve their skills will help them gain confidence in their sports game. When they have faith in their abilities and skills, they are better able to enjoy the sports they are playing. We will see that participating in sports yields benefits for years to come. Sports, whether […]

15. September 2015 · Comments Off on Improve Your Skills, Improve Your Game! · Categories: Kid Sports

Improving Your Skills Gets You Noticed! Looking for ways to improve your skills so you can get more playing time? A great way to get more playing time is to get your coach to notice you. A great way to get your coach to notice you is by mastering certain skills. One skill you should […]

10. September 2015 · Comments Off on How Athletes Benefit For Life · Categories: Kid Sports

Benefits For High School Athletes   Below we’ll take a look at some insights Kevin Kniffin shared with the New York times on how high school athletes reap benefits throughout their entire lives. Sports offer formative and life-long lessons that stick with people who play. Those lessons presumably help to account for the findings that […]

26. August 2015 · Comments Off on Can Exercise Boost Children’s Brainpower? · Categories: Health, Kid Sports

We all know that exercise is good for adults, but what about kids? It should be obvious, but it’s something that many people often overlook. Exercise is not only healthy for kids physically, but mentally as well. Let’s take a look at how exercise can boost your child’s brainpower.   Encourage young boys and girls […]

17. August 2015 · Comments Off on Building Athletes: Training And Awareness · Categories: Kid Sports

If you’ve done any type of athletic training program for any length of time, you probably know that core strength and body awareness are two things that are often overlooked. If you want to know how important these two things are to athletes and their training programs, read on.  Body Awareness and Building Athleticism Balance, […]

13. August 2015 · Comments Off on Helping Your Child Play Volleyball · Categories: Kid Sports

Does your child love to play volleyball? So much so that she hopes to earn a sports scholarship to a college or university? If this sounds like your daughter, and you’re worried about how you can help her, worry no more! Here we’ll take a look at how you can help your child practice and […]

07. August 2015 · Comments Off on Helping Your Kids Through Competitive Youth Football · Categories: Kid Sports

Looking for a way to help your kids through their years of playing competitive youth football? Life can be stressful enough for kids, there’s no need to add any pressure when it comes to playing sports! Here’s a guide to help parents support, guide, and encourage their football playing children.  7 Guides for Parents to […]