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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.

How to Start Cross Country Running

By Run and Become 08/16/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Training is about quality rather than quantity. Talk with your coach about a training program that is suitable and unique for your age and your ability, and not your training partner's. 

Tips for Cheerleading Beginners

By The Real Buzz 08/15/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Cheerleading has a vocabulary of its own so it’s best that you get up to speed with all the terms for all the moves as soon as possible.

Six Steps for Kids to Learn Soccer

By Unicef Kid Power 08/15/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Getting a few friends together to play pickup soccer in a loose, fun environment is a great way to learn soccer. It won’t be super competitive. This way everyone can have fun, and kids will slowly learn how to play together.

Get to Know Basketball Players' Postions

By The Real Buzz 08/10/2018, 12:00pm CDT

The larger of the two forwards, the power forward specializes in the rebounds and defense. The player will play on the wing like the small forward but will tend to move in towards the basket to support the center.

How to Teach Backstroke to Kids

By World Wide Swim School 08/10/2018, 12:00pm CDT

With good skill development and a graded teaching program all children have the opportunity to learn the backstroke swimming action correctly.

Beginner Boxing Tips

By The Real Buzz 08/09/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Switch boxing stances. Changing which foot is in front helps the boxer become more versatile and able to switch tactics when required.

Beginner’s Guide to Calling Pitches

By Ken Krause, Fastpitch Lane 08/06/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Start low and out. Most hitters don’t like that pitch and will let it go by for a free strike. “When in doubt, throw low and out.”

Dance Basic for Beginners

By The Real Buzz 08/06/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Flexible muscles are less prone to injury, so consider stretching as an important element to your dance warm-up. 

Introduction to Archery

By The Real Buzz 08/03/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Target archery was a feature at the Olympic Games for several times from 1900 to 1920, but it did not reappear until Munich in 1972 and has remained a fixture ever since.

High School Diving Competition Requirements

By Woody Franklin, ThoughtCo. 08/02/2018, 12:00pm CDT

If you want to compete in high school diving at the varsity level you need at least six dives, and that will allow you to compete in dual meets.

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