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Tech Meets Soccer: Could VAR Change the Game Forever?

Tech Meets Soccer: Could VAR Change the Game Forever?

IFAB (International Football Association Board) approved a new type of referee to feature in soccer matches to work in tandem with the on-field referee.

Within the last year, IFAB (International Football Association Board) have approved a new type of referee to feature in soccer matches to work in tandem with the on-field referee, a move which could potentially change the game forever. The Sports Techie community blog is in agreement with this game-changing decision towards the inclusion of more technologies to help get calls right...

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How Action Sports Can Help Your Brand - Sports Techie blog

How Action Sports Can Help Your Brand – Sports Techie blog

How Action Sports Can Help Your Brand

Despite the fact that Red Bull only sells one drink product, it has become the third most influential social brand in the world, states the University of Montana’s School of Business Administration. How? By stroking the interest of consumers’ lifestyles and by providing meaningful stories instead of power-chucking its brand name. For example, Red Bull has had profound success in using action sports stars to market their product. Go Pro has used similar tactics with their marketing campaigns and contests. So, how did these two brands achieve success?

Brand Awareness

Even if you’re not interested in snowmobiling or snowboarding, y...

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Brain Injuries and Extreme Sports?

Brain Injuries and Extreme Sports?

Brain Injuries and Extreme Sports?

The appeal of extreme sports is in the adrenaline rush the athlete feels while engaged in the activity. The inherent danger involved, combined with the athlete’s requirement to push their body beyond its perceived limits, makes sports such as base jumping and free climbing a draw for millions of thrill seekers. Unfortunately, those who choose to participate in extreme sports often pay a higher price than other athletes. Injuries suffered by extreme sports athletes are often more severe and, as is the case with brain injuries, can sometimes lead to permanent disability.

In 2009, there were nearly 447,000 people treated in emergency rooms for sports-related head injuries, up 95,000 from the year prior...

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Get Ready to Kick Some Dirt with Low-Cost Bike Repair Tips

Get Ready to Kick Some Dirt with Low-Cost Bike Repair Tips

Get Ready to Kick Some Dirt with Low-Cost Bike Repair Tips

You want to get out on the motocross track, but your old bike needs some repair. You know that you can restore your bike into its former glory. However, it will not be easy and you could end up broke in the end. The good news is there are ways to revive your bike without going over budget.

Overheating Bike

If your bike is overheating, there is one simple solution here. Remember that coolant flows through your bike’s engine and if there is not enough of it, you can damage the engine. Before you jump onto your motocross bike, make sure the radiator is topped off. If it won’t hold fluid, find the leak. It will often be due to a hole in the radiator, hose, base, head, or the bike’s water pump.

Poor Suspension Performance

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30 Blogs with the Best Tips for Coaching Your Kid’s Under Six Soccer Team

30 Blogs with the Best Tips for Coaching Your Kid’s Under Six Soccer Team

30 Blogs with the Best Tips for Coaching Your Kid’s Under Six Soccer Team

Coaching kids’ soccer is a tough role to take on, especially when the kids are very young. As a coach, you have to learn to communicate at their level, which means less boring talk and more fun-focused teaching. Young kids are easily distracted, so bombarding them with soccer theory is not going to work, but that doesn’t mean you can’t provide solid lessons in other ways. For coaches of under six soccer teams, these 30 blogs are absolutely essential reading.

Psychology of Coaching

An understanding of sports psychology is extremely valuable to coaches at all levels. Everything from dribbling to spatial awareness is affected by the player’s psychology...

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Sports Techie Milestones I

Sports Techie Milestones I by community curator and blogger, Bob Roble

Sports Techie Milestones I by community curator and blogger, Bob Roble

Welcome to the brand new Sports Techie Milestones version I written especially for our global sports community who happens to be both the 99% and 1% of the wealthy in the world because we all like sports technology. This first monthly blog will showcase what is happening to the expanding Sports Techie community, our innovative company and with me, THE Sports Techie. Whether is it the latest product, trend or social media happening, the Sports Techie virtual eye is always on so here we go.

The Big Game

Read our blog about the Intuit Big Game TV ad contest for smallbiz owners where the grand prize is a Super Bowl 48 commercial. I entered Sports Techie into this wonderful sport and tech business opportunity...

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12 Tips for Great Kite Flying at the Beach

12 Tips for Great Kite Flying at the Beach - Make Sure You Have Plenty of Space

12 Tips for Great Kite Flying at the Beach – Make Sure You Have Plenty of Space

Seeing a kite that they’ve made or helped to assemble soaring high in the sky against the awe-inspiring backdrop of the beach can be a real thrill for a child. That said, any parent that’s spent hours hoofing it down the coastline knows just how difficult it is to run in sand, and how hard it can be to keep a kite aloft. These 12 tips can help you make your next kite-flying expedition a fun and rewarding one, rather than a frustrating situation that leaves adults exhausted and kids grumpy and bored.

12 Tips for Great Kite Flying at the Beach - Wear Plenty of Sunscreen and Eye Protection

12 Tips for Great Kite Flying at the Beach – Wear Plenty of Sunscreen and Eye Protection

Choose a Windy Day – It may seem like a no-brainer, but a surprising number of novice kite fliers don’t realize that a ...

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Red Bull Stratos LiveJump is smart sports business

Red Bull Stratos freefall is an epic Sports Techie moment

The Mission to the Edge of Space

The Mission to the Edge of Space world record supersonic freefall by Felix Baumgartner and the Red Bull Stratos team that broke the sound barrier is an instant Sports Techie Hall of Fame moment that tallied approximately $63 Million in sports business sponsor value for his record leap of faith from 128,097 feet. Over eight million global viewers gathered together around screens to watch Red Bull and their partners give Felix the wings needed to make this sports technology centric record.

Red Bull Startos supersonic freefall jump by Felix Baumgartner

Red Bull Stratos: http://www.redbullstratos.com/.

According to Red Bull, “Baumgartner reached an estimated speed of 1,342.8 km/h or 834.4 mph(Mach 1...

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