What are the Social Benefits of Youth Sports

Naming the physical benefits of participating in youth sports is easy. But did you know that there are just as many social benefits in kids joining sports? Here’s a look at how sports participation helps your child’s social development:   Self-confidence Sports serve...

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What Makes a Great Youth Sports Coach

Youth sports coaches have different personalities and come in all shapes and sizes. But there are characteristics that all coaches have regardless of experience, own athletic skills, background, and sport. They make the sport about the kids Why do some people...

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How To Stay Warm In Cold Weather Sports

If you are participating in or planning to watch a sporting event during the cold weather, you should come prepared to stay warm and safe. Being unprepared in extremely cold weather will expose you to the risk of frostbite, frost nip, or hypothermia. Before the day of...

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How to Set Up and Run a Website for Your Youth League

These days, it’s unusual to find a youth league that doesn’t have a website. People expect to find what they’re looking for online. And when they don’t, they question the credibility of the organization. Parents want the convenience of going online to register their...

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How Much Exercise Per Day Should My Child Have?

For your child to build strong muscles and bones and maintain a basic level of health, they should be getting adequate exercise. According to the CDC guidelines and the Department of Health and Human Services, kids ages 6 and up should be getting at least an hour of...

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Should I Use Social Media for Our Youth Sports League?

If you’re asking the question on if you should use social media for your youth sports league, that means you’re either new to social media, new to youth sports, or both. Just about everyone is on social media these days. For most, it starts with a Facebook account...

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What Is The Proper Amount of Sleep For My Child?

How old is your child? The amount of sleep they should be getting every day depends on their age. To support their rapid mental and physical development, children and teens need significantly more sleep than adults. In fact, they require a certain amount of sleep that...

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How To Get Exposure To College Scouts

How hard is it to get noticed by college scouts? Some might say that it depends on who you are and where you go to high school. It’s true that some high schools are already on the radar of most college scouts. But really, the answer is that it depends on who you are...

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6 Exercises to Improve Your Speed

Speed is the foundation of most athletic activity, making improving speed a goal for every athlete. Regardless of what sport you play, being faster than your opponent can be the difference between winning and losing the game. Any athlete who must move swiftly and...

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5 Motivational Sports Movies to Watch Before a Big Game

The following 5 films make up our favorite motivational sports movies for teaching us about sportsmanship, determination, teamwork, and chasing our dreams. Rudy Rudy tells the story of Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger who is an average kid with big dreams of playing football...

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How To Tell If Your Child Is Ready for a Travel Team

At some point, your son or daughter may approach you and tell you that they want to try out for the travel team. This is normal. Kids who love the sport will eventually be interested in playing at a higher level. Travel teams practice more hours and play more games...

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