Finding the right sport for your kid is one thing, now it's time to get up to speed on the rules, terms, and equipment. Browse the topics drop down to find your sport.
Cradling is the twisting and rocking motion of a lacrosse stick as a player runs. Holding a lacrosse stick still makes it very easy for an opponent to knock it out of your stick.
Most beginners (and even some club players) try to help the ball up in to the air. This is incorrect and leads to all sorts of miss-hit shots.
Always perform this element in the company of a coach or spotter. Stretch your quadriceps, calves, back and arms before attempting this element, to avoid injury.
Always encourage with enthusiasm. Even with very scared children this often distracts them from their fear.
The (no-longer Disney-owned and no-longer Mighty) Ducks have played 140 games against the Sharks between the regular season and the playoffs, and there is no love lost between the two California clubs.
Many families wrestle with the time and money needed to play youth sports, but those challenges can be even more significant when it comes to hockey, with all of its equipment and rinks that are sometimes far away. For the less wealthy, having a child who dreams of hockey can look like a nightmare.
The professionalization of youth sports makes many parents feel as though a travel team is a kind of insurance policy: If you want your kid to keep playing sports on evermore competitive school teams, you’d better sign up for travel. Others see travel teams as an entrée to their son or daughter playing sports in college, though only a slim percentage will do so.
Coaches promote such a response and attitude by making sure introductory divers experience fun, find success, interact positively with other divers, receive positive reinforcement, and practice in an inviting and nurturing environment.
Like every sport there is no perfect formula for player performance, players change, the game changes as do all the different factors that surround the game
To a newcomer, any sport can seem overwhelming. This guide has all the information you need, so you can feel prepared when your child steps onto the field for the first time.
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