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Top Reasons Why Kids Should Play Sports

By Rebecca Thomas, Metro Parent 01/11/2019, 12:00pm CST

“Kids need to get into programs where they can exercise their body and their minds.”

Two-Day Hockey Tryout Plan for Bantams

By Ice Hockey Systems 12/21/2018, 12:00pm CST

Some of the most effective players will also be the most effective in tighter areas. It forces players to make quicker decisions with and without the puck, protect the puck, play physical and play smarter. 

Balance Beam Activities

By Beth Rifkin, Sports Rec. 12/20/2018, 12:00pm CST

Jumps and leaps are also introduced to the intermediate gymnast, and may include tuck or split jumps and split leaps.

Are You New to Wrestling?

By West Bend Wildcats 12/13/2018, 12:00pm CST

Wrestling is discipline. Repetition of drills, hard work, weight management and continually doing the best thing instead of the easiest thing is discipline. 

How Scoring Works in Diving

By The Real Buzz 12/13/2018, 12:00pm CST

Each dive is considered without regard to the degree of difficulty of the dive. (This is taken into account later by the tariff).

Swimming Tips for Beginners Before Learning How to Swim

By Swim-West 12/11/2018, 12:00pm CST

This way we also prepare ourselves for the exercises when we will be swimming without breathing and when we will simply have to stand up when we need to breathe.

Six Reasons Why Kids Should Wrestle

By Paula Tisch 11/28/2018, 12:00pm CST

Wrestling is an individual sport, you cannot slide by on your teammate’s coattails. You must practice and perfect your own techniques if you want to win.

How to Stop While Ice Skating

By Active SG 11/21/2018, 12:00pm CST

By scraping the flat part of the blade across the ice, friction is created on the ice. This causes a stop.

Basketball Screens All Players and Coaches Must Know

By Basketball for Coaches 11/19/2018, 12:00pm CST

A ball screen is a broad term for any basketball screen set for the player who is currently in possession of the basketball.

US Lacrosse First Stick Program: 22,000 Kids and Counting

By Jamie Hunt, US Lacrosse 11/09/2018, 12:00pm CST

Organizations that receive a Team Grant are required to be part of the US Lacrosse Member Program and will receive complimentary US Lacrosse membership for up to two adult coaches and up to 20 youth or high school players.

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