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Improving Hockey IQ

By Hockey IntelliGym, Minnesota Hockey 01/24/2018, 12:00pm CST

In addition to on-ice and off-ice training, cognitive training has also shown to enhance player safety. The bottom line is, cognitive training helps develop the entire athlete.

Ten simple questions you can ask your child depending on age and activity level

When you become a parent, your favorite athlete becomes the child that you’re raising. Yet navigating youth sports can be confusing and frustrating. 

First-Generation Hockey Player Overcomes Obstacles

By Jayson Hron, USA Hockey 01/22/2018, 12:00pm CST

"Because in the end, the game is fun and the support of all my teammates and coaches helped me overcome."

Basketball Terminology and Definitions

By Tony Alfonso, HoopsU 01/16/2018, 12:00pm CST

Turnover: A loss of possession of the ball by means of an error or violation.

Learn How to Ice Skate in 10 Steps

By Jo Ann Schneider Farris, Thought Co. 01/09/2018, 12:00pm CST

Remember that ice skating is fun. Enjoy your time at the rink. Smile and laugh.

Give Wrestling A Shot Week Set for January 15-21

By USA Wrestling 01/04/2018, 12:00pm CST

Participating clubs will be provided with the aforementioned practice plan, promotional material and a suggested practice plan to ensure new wrestlers continue coming back.

Questions From New Swim Parents

By Elizabeth Wickham, SwimSwam 01/03/2018, 12:00pm CST

Be sure to let your kids know that, “I love to watch you swim.” When we’re watching our kids race or show up to an occasional practice, our kids will know it’s something we see as important.

Girls Participation Numbers Continuing to Boom at Prep Level

By Greg Wallace, Trackwrestling 12/29/2017, 12:00pm CST

The NWCA wants wrestling to be a one-stop sport for families with young kids, which will also help grow its visibility at grassroots levels.

Ever Wonder: Why Are There So Few Left-Handed QBs?

By NBC Sports 12/26/2017, 4:15pm CST

Tony Dungy examines why there are so few left-handed quarterbacks in the NFL. Some of the reasons may surprise you.

New to Volleyball? Here Are the Basics

By Volleyball Advisor 12/15/2017, 12:00pm CST

The purpose of volleyball defense is to prevent opponent’s offense to score a point. Volleyball blocking, digging and coverage are considered to be part of defense.

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