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How to Keep Kids Motivated When Playing Team Sports

Children Can Be Motivated For The Rights Reasons To Play Team Sports

Sgt. Matthew Lee, Instructional Training Company drill instructor with Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, asks kids with YMCA of Greater Long Beach to yell louder during a community service event, Jan. 2.

It’s well known that there are many benefits your child gains when playing sports on a regular basis. The Sports Techie community blog is a firm believer in this concept because playing a sport together with peers helps kids learn how to play together, it introduces them to the principles of sportsmanship and it gets he or she moving away from the addictions of technology...

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Hexoskin Junior Kids Biometrics Shirt Launched At CES 2015 Las Vegas

Hexoskin Junior Kids Biometrics Shirt Launched At CES 2015 Las Vegas - Sports Techie blog

Hexoskin Junior Kids Biometrics Shirt Launched At CES 2015 Las Vegas – Sports Techie blog

Hexoskin Junior Kids Biometrics Shirt Launched At CES 2015 Las Vegas

Congratulations to Hexoskin for pushing the wearable tech envelope, this time with the CES 2015 Las Vegas launch of the new biometrics smart shirt designed for children and teenagers to measure sport and activity metrics such as performance, sleep and more sports big data criteria. The Hexoskin Junior measures 42,000 data points per minute via sensors in the shirt now tailor-made for kids and teens body types the same way the adult garment fits and operates...

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Mike the #TrainMan showing #trains to kids at Bend public library @VisitBendOR. #train #visitbend

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Not even #CaptainAmerica is immune to sports related #concussion. #football #soccer #hockey #kids

Not even #CaptainAmerica is immune to sports related #concussion.

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Is Your Child’s Brain Safe Playing Contact Sports?

The Sports Techie community blog has reported about the dangers of concussions in most all sports since I launched our sports technology business four years ago, but the alarming audacity by sports leagues, associations and federations to cover up the facts when it comes to the concussion dangers present to youth in sport has gone on long enough for me not to stand up against this sad cover up.

Making an Impact on Head injuries: The Tech Behind Football Helmets

Making an Impact on Head injuries: The Tech Behind Football Helmets

The Risk Of Brain Injuries Shifts As Children Grow Up, via NPR.

Of course, children’s brains can be injured falling off a stair or playing in the yard as they transition through their...

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Motocross Can Teach Kids Valuable Life Lessons

Motocross Can Teach Kids Valuable Life Lessons

Motocross Can Teach Kids Valuable Life Lessons

He’s tried football and baseball. She’s tried softball, soccer, and tennis. And you have watched and inwardly wept with him when these sports didn’t work out for one reason or another. Your child wants to be an athletic success, and you know that it is possible if you can find the right activity. With more than 35 million kids in the United States participating in organized sports, according to Statistic Brain, you know there has to be a sport your child will love and enjoy. Then your child says the word, “motocross,” and you wonder if this could possibly be the key to turning a corner in sports.

Motocross is a sport that can greatly benefit both boys and girls...

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18 Blogs with Team Building Exercises for Kids

18 Blogs with Team Building Exercises for Kids - Hoops

18 Blogs with Team Building Exercises for Kids – Hoops

Team building exercises are designed to help bond a group of people together that may not otherwise know much about each other or may not know how to effectively work together. When a group of individuals become a cohesive team they are able to accomplish a lot more than they can as individuals. Team building is often used in corporate America to help companies become more unified, however, these exercises are also an effective tool for teachers and coaches when working with children. Take a look at these 18 blogs to learn how these professionals use team building exercises to help kids succeed.

Back to School

When kids go back to school, they are typically with a new teacher and a new group of students...

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Ways Parents Can Help Their Kids Have a Good Player-Coach Relationship

Ways Parents Can Help Their Kids Have a Good Player-Coach Relationship - Sports Techie blog

Ways Parents Can Help Their Kids Have a Good Player-Coach Relationship – Sports Techie blog

Respect is at the center of the player-coach relationship. With a setting that is based on respectful behavior, all members of a team can thrive. A parent’s role in helping a child to have a good relationship with a coach is one of instruction, encouragement and support. Unless you, the parent, are the one doing the coaching, it’s not possible to control how the coaching is handled. However, you can work to provide positive support that will enable a child to have a good experience.

Age-Appropriate Expectations

Although children at different levels have different physical and behavioral abilities, it’s always possible to teach respect...

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HOW TO FOSTER GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP IN YOUR KIDS WITH THE SPORTS TECHIE PLEDGE

Parent and Family Role Models

Parent and Family Role Models

Participation in group sports has a wide range of benefits for kids, from teaching them valuable teamwork skills to encouraging physical fitness and active play. However, organized sports can also bring out the worst in kids if they’re not taught the importance of good sportsmanship and why they should always work to be good sports. Fostering a sense of good sportsmanship starts at home, and isn’t the sole responsibility of coaches. These tips can help you create an environment in which sportsmanship reigns supreme and avoid potential problems with kids’ behavior later.

HOW TO FOSTER GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP IN YOUR KIDS - Sports Techie blog

HOW TO FOSTER GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP IN YOUR KIDS – Sports Techie blog

Start Early

As with many important behavioral lessons, helping kids understand and exhibit good sportsmanship is easier ...

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The Cinnamon Challenge and Other Dumb Games Sports Techie Kids Play

The Cinnamon Challenge and Other Dumb Games Kids Play

The Cinnamon Challenge and Other Dumb Games Kids Play

Whether they’re looking for a thrill to enliven a dull day or hoping to impress peers with their bravado, kids and teens have a way of devising and participating in games so dumb and reckless that parents cringe to hear about them. With the advent of the Internet, these dares and dangerous games have gone viral. The latest fad, “the cinnamon challenge,” seems relatively simple on the surface. Participants are charged with the mission of swallowing a single spoonful of dried, ground cinnamon. The results are rarely successful, often disgusting and never graceful...

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10 iPhone Apps You Need While Camping with the Kids

10 iPhone Apps You Need While Camping with the Kids - Sports Techie blog

10 iPhone Apps You Need While Camping with the Kids – Sports Techie blog

Camping with kids can turn out one of two ways – a great experience for the whole family, or a nightmare that none of you will ever forget. The key to successful camping is in making sure that you’re properly prepared. You need the right tools and skills to survive comfortably in the wilderness, even for a casual weekend camping trip, so making a list before you set off is important. These ten iPhone apps are designed with adventurers and campers in mind, which will help ensure that you and your family have the best camping experience possible

  • Woodall’s RV & Camping Copilot – With over 12,000 campgrounds and RV parks across North America bearing the Woodall’s name, it’s a wise move to make sure this free app is...
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