Summer tagged posts

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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Pyramid of Success By Coach John Wooden Digital Learning Course

Coach John Wooden’s Pyramid of Success

Coach John Wooden’s Pyramid of Success book and his life teachings are now available in a 10-module course. The family of the former UCLA basketball coaching legend did their due diligence and decided to partner with SUCCESS Academy to make it so. The launch in November, 2016 of the digital learning course allows college hoops fans all over the world to learn from this adored and respected sports figure responsible for a record 10 NCAA men’s championships...

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Ohio University Online Master in Coaching Education infographic: The Evolving Modern Professional Athlete.

New Motion-Tracking Tech Allows NBA Fans to See Players Like Never Before.

New Motion-Tracking Tech Allows NBA Fans to See Players Like Never Before.

With the Rio 2016 Olympics at a close and the Paralympics underway, there were many exciting stories to come out of this year’s events including those with a sports technology focus, yet none received as much media attention as 12-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte and his three USA Swimming teammates involvement in the gas station fiasco down in Brazil which came to light after a video was revealed catching them all in a cover up lie. Hope Solo was suspended by US Soccer from the women’s national team after critical remarks she made after a semifinals soccer loss to team Sweden in Rio...

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New Paralympix Game Where You Compete For The Paralympians At Rio 2016

New Paralympix Game

New Paralympix Game Where You Compete For The Paralympians At Rio 2016 - Sports Techie blog.

New Paralympix Game Where You Compete For The Paralympians At Rio 2016 – Sports Techie blog.

The 2016 Paralympic opening ceremony is today just in time to play the Paralympic-themed game, the Paralympix. The video game was designed by a digital agency based in Manchester named Mobedia. The Sports Techie community blog welcomes them sharing their interactive gaming fun so we can share it with our global followers and readers. The retro pixelated design for the game (hence the name) where you can race on the track as a Paralympian is a hoot and you can track your top time on the leaderboard as well as donate to the British Paralympic Association (BPA.)  Get started now.

New Paralympix Game

New Paralympix Game

Paralympix
Sports tech does not have to cost a ton of money or be used by only pro...

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Rio 2016 Olympic Sports Trends Content

Infographic: Explore 2016 Olympic Sports Trends, Via Shutterstock.

Find out what sports and words before the summer Olympics were trending around the world for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the Shutterstock Infographic: Explore 2016 Olympic Sports Trends. I was on vacation in Banff, Canada last week enjoying the CBC real-time broadcast and did not have the time to publish this sport tech infused data because I was whitewater rafting on the Bow River exactly where some of “The Revenant,”movie was filmed, and canoeing on glacier fed Lake Louise with Jessica, my sweetheart. The #Rio2106 Olympics held their closing ceremony and past on the Olympic Torch to Tokyo 2020, Japan...

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Bionic Runner By Run4 Saves Knees, Tendons And Joints While Mimicking Runners Gait

Bionic Runner is the world’s only high intensity, non-impact, running-specific trainer.

Bionic Runner is the world’s only high intensity, non-impact, running-specific trainer.

What is the Bionic Runner? It is a non-impact cross-trainer most have never heard of but those that train with it are setting Masters aged world records when many older athletes either taper down their run mileage or stop running all together. The Sports Techie community blog chatted from Atlanta to Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, via Skype with Steve Cranitch, founder of Run4, the sports tech company that invented the game-changing outdoor bike. The Bionic Runner is different than an elliptical trainer because it closely mimics the natural gait and timing of running...

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Current State Of The Thriving Fantasy Sports Industry

Incidence of Fantasy Sports Participation.

Incidence of Fantasy Sports Participation.

Fantasy sports growth in North America during 2016 increased to around 57.4 million mostly young male players according to new research by Ipsos Public Affairs in Canada on behalf of the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) located in New York. Since the study covering both traditional and daily fantasy began in 2013, the boom in fantasy participation peaked in 2015 and then grew this year by an almost 1% increase making the new tally the highest in the history of the limited study. The Sports Techie community blog welcomed the opportunity to peruse the information shared yesterday with the 2016 FSTA Summer Conference in New York City...

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ELEAGUE To Live Stream CES 2016 “Road To Vegas” eSports Championship

ELEAGUE To Live Stream CES 2016 “Road To Vegas” eSports Championship

The ELEAGUE “Road to Vegas” debut at CES 2016 produced by Turner Sports and WME / IMG is live streaming the top two teams in the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive by Valve championship eSports league competition to fans around the world this Thursday, January 7 at 12:30 p.m. PST. The CS:GO stream features Lounge Gaming and OpTic Gaming (team members formerly part of Team Conquest) facing off in the best-of-three championship round streamed live over the FaceIT Twitch Channel. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share this Turner Sports news about a new sports technology driven sport that had more than 1,100 teams compete in the qualifying round for the opportunity to earn the right to play in the “Roa...

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Mastering Your Golf Game Through Winter

Playing Golf Through The Winter - GolfOnline UK Infographic

Playing Golf Through The Winter – GolfOnline UK Infographic

Mastering Your Golf Game Through Winter

Improving your golf game through the winter season can be tricky but with the help of some tips, indoor drills and sports tech products, golfers around the world can set new golfing performance goals and achieve them before spring 2016 arrives. Take a look at the ‘Playing Golf Through The Winter’ infographic shared with the Sports Techie community blog by GolfOnline UK for our readers and followers to reference over the coming months. Cold weather gear, indoor practice and exercise tips are just a few ways a golfer can improve their skill sets. Training the mental side of your game to handle cold weather conditions is another way to improve your scores before actually playing...

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Mark Cuban Is Keynote Fantasy Sports Trade Association 2016 Dallas Speaker

MARK CUBAN TO KEYNOTE FANTASY SPORTS TRADE ASSOCIATION WINTER CONFERENCE IN DALLAS.

MARK CUBAN TO KEYNOTE FANTASY SPORTS TRADE ASSOCIATION WINTER CONFERENCE IN DALLAS.

Mark Cuban Keynote Fantasy Sports Trade Association 2016 Dallas Speaker

Mark Cuban is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) winter conference held in Dallas, Texas. Mark down the dates Jan. 19-20, 2016 and the events location at the Omni Dallas Hotel if you plan on attending The FSTA Winter Conference sponsored by Paysafe is the world’s gathering place for all businesses, entrepreneurs and fans that already or want to provide services, content and operate games for the fantasy sports industry. The sports tech space is changing the world with vertical markets that are sky rocketing upward such as daily fantasy sports, wearable tech and virtual reality among othe...

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