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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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TeamSnap Business Development Across Canada And The Atlantic League

TeamSnap Expands in Canada with Club and League Management Product for Canadian Sports Organizations, and are the Official Management App of the Atlantic League.

Nearly 15 million coaches, administrators, players and parents use TeamSnap’s web and smartphone apps to sign up, schedule, communicate and coordinate everything for the team, the club and the season.

Nearly 15 million coaches, administrators, players and parents use TeamSnap’s web and smartphone apps to sign up, schedule, communicate and coordinate everything for the team, the club and the season.

TeamSnap provides sports teams’ proprietary online management software and mobile apps to youth, recreational and competitive sport teams, clubs and leagues enabling technology-driven organization over the web and seamless communication through smartphones and tablets...

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The ACC Digital Network Facebook Shows Debut, College Football Tailgate Tour, Autism Love, And Official Mobile App

The ACC Digital Network Premieres ‘ACCDN Kickoff Live’ and ‘ACC Football Players of the Week’ on Facebook.

The ACC Digital Network Premieres ‘ACCDN Kickoff Live’ and ‘ACC Football Players of the Week’ on Facebook.

College football season begins today and the ACC Digital Network is hard at work delivering digital content showcasing new Facebook fan experiences. The ACCDN premieres two shows exclusively on Facebook, ‘ACCDN Kickoff Live’ and ‘ACC Football Players of the Week.’ The inaugural ACC Football Tailgate Tour presented by Lumber Liquidators promises plenty of pregame excitement sprinkled in with sport tech to loyal and new league fans. A positive Atlantic Coast Conference story that touched my heart has gone viral because a loving Florida State University football player was captured in a photo eating lunch with a boy diagnosed on the autism spectrum at a middle school...

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Who Are The Sports Techie Community?

Who Are The Sports Techie Community?

Who Are The Sports Techie Community?

Who Are The Sports Techie Community?

THE Sports Techie community now numbers over 21,000 people worldwide plus a few cherished animals and friendly robots. As the founder and curator of this original sports technology venture and adventure, it is my pleasure to connect with each one of you via tech, social media and blogs. Sport, fitness and recreation are part of our core values but as many of you know or are finding out for the first time reading this blog but there are many other topics that help define our online culture such as sustainability, longevity and obesity, muscular dystrophy in honor of a set of twins from my hometown of Redmond with this disease I cared for, and autism because of my beautiful son whom is on the ASD. So who are the Sports...

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Texas State 7on7 Association First to Mandate Unequal Performance Protection.

Texas State 7on7 Association First to Mandate Unequal Performance Protection.

Unequal Halo Affect Catches On With Texas 7on7 Football Association

The Unequal Technologies Halo headgear will be used by the Texas State 7on7 Association for the 2015 State Championships in order to improve player protection and sport performance. This announcement comes on the heels of the Sports Techie community blog about Halo use at the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada on Fox Sports, by a member of the USWNT. Derek Gove, Vice President at Unequal, chatted with me about helping to change existing mindsets about the dangers of youth football through education and their company goal to help turn around participation numbers via advanced sports technology. The NFL, college and high school football, and youth ...

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Kyrie Irving and the Importance of Player Safety (Visual Resource)

Kyrie Irving and the Importance of Player Safety (Visual Resource) - Sports Techie blog.

Kyrie Irving and the Importance of Player Safety (Visual Resource) – Sports Techie blog.

Kyrie Irving and the Importance of Player Safety (Visual Resource)

As many fans, athletes and exercisers may have observed, an unusual amount of NBA All-Stars suffered season-ending injuries this season, with Kyrie Irving being the latest after sustaining a broken kneecap in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. So too did several local Atlanta Hawks during 2014/15. It is for this reason that the Sports Techie community blog is bringing to your attention an infographic created by Ohio University’s Masters in Athletic Administration program, which highlights the current climate of sports injuries (particularly those occurring in youth sports) as well as ways to minimize the risk of injury and long-term damage...

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Topps And MLS WORKS Launch Fan Customizable Healthy Habits Team Cards

Topps and MLS WORKS Partner On Customizable “Healthy Habits” Cards.

Topps and MLS WORKS Partner On Customizable “Healthy Habits” Cards.

Topps And MLS WORKS Launch Fan Customizable Healthy Habits Team Cards

Major League Soccer continues to push forward into the mindset of fans around the country with a customizable Healthy Habits Card produced by Topps Company, Inc., together with MLS WORKS. This innovative MLS community outreach initiative was designed for any age fan to create a personalized trading card with their image and favorite team jersey by following three steps of an interactive online process at getactivewithmls.com that highlights each person’s reasons for living a health conscious lifestyle...

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Artificial Grass Turf In Sports

Artificial Grass Turf In Sports

Artificial Grass Turf In Sports

Artificial Grass Turf In Sports

Natural grass has always been the most popular surfaces for many sports, such as football, golf, rugby and even tennis. However, with modern developments in technology coming along it is right to wonder whether or not we will see a lot of artificial grass among sports in the future. Artificial grass started with companies like Forever Green Lawns installing fake grass in people homes and gardens. Being made from a lot of synthetic fibres, artificial grass looks and supposedly acts like natural grass does. It would seem that artificial grass would be the perfect substitute for grass in many circumstances, however with fans and even athletes raising questions about the turf, how effective would it really be in certain sports?

It is likely that we will see an increase in the use of artificial grass in sports across all of the different types that are played on grass.

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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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EON Sports VR Kickstarter Campaign Features Coach Mike Ditka, Steve Clarkson And Smartphones

EON Sports Virtual Reality Football Training Experience

EON Sports Virtual Reality Football Training Experience

EON Sports VR Kickstarter Campaign Features Coach Mike Ditka, Steve Clarkson And Smartphones

If you are interested in spending a little of over $100 dollars to be able to learn football in a virtual reality setting from NFL and youth football coaching experts like Mike Ditka, Terry Shea and Steve Clarkson, EON Sports has a new crowdfunding sports technology business opportunity that promises to fulfill your training needs using a cost-effective headset and your smartphone. Since the Sports Techie community blog last spoke to the Brendan Reilly, founder of EON Sports, the world’s leading interactive 3D software provider for sports performance training, about his startup and VR products, the company has raised additional angel funds, t...

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