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The Art of Enjoying Sports Online and Offline

Is Machine Learning The Holy Grail For Betting On Football? Sports Techie blog

doesn’t mean a person can’t learn to like sports wherever the GPS says you are located at the moment. There are plenty of ways to enjoy sports offline and online via a digital device or computer whether you’re simply a spectator or part of the game. Here are a few ideas that will get you pumped quicker than a Friday night lights pep really.

WWE Wrestlemania is as good live as it is watching on digital devices, computers and HDTV.

Find Your Team

Sports are a lot more entertaining to watch when you’re pulling for a favorite team. It’s all about making a connection and feeling like you’re part of the team, win or lose...

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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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American Express And Seattle Seahawks Present Hawks Island Fan Experience For 12s

American Express Hawks Island Returns to the Puget Sound October 16.

American Express Hawks Island Returns to the Puget Sound October 16.

American Express Hawks Island Returns to the Puget Sound October 16.

American Express Hawks Island returns October 16 before the Seattle Seahawks NFC showdown with the Atlanta Falcons. AMEX is providing card members with a pregame fan experience for 12s sure to rock the boat for those in attendance on NFL gameday Sunday. The Sports Techie community blog is proud to share another unique AMEX promotional opportunity with fellow 12thMan and also any local Falcons fans that want to take part in this one-of-a-kind sport party. Tickets for Hawks Island are available online today, Thursday, at 12 pm PT via the phone number 800-445-7374 and using an American Express Card...

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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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My Kickstarter project, Intro To: Sports Tech and THE Sports Techie Online Community

Kickstarter Project - Intro To: Sports Tech and THE Sports Techie Online Community.

Kickstarter Project – Intro To: Sports Tech and THE Sports Techie Online Community.

Kickstarter is a crowdfunding platform and website where you can find my live eBook project titled, Intro To: Sports Tech and THE Sports Techie Online Community.

After six years of blogging to the Sports Techie community blog followers and readers, I am ready to share with the rest of the world about my blogging topics and growing of an online community, while defining what the sports tech industry is through an e-book with the help of your pledge donation.

GridIron 2000 Expert NFL Game Planning System

GridIron 2000 or GI 2000 Expert NFL Game Planning System

I would also appreciate the sharing of THESportsTechie and sports technology crowdsourcing project to your own social media networks.

Here is the link: Kickstarter

Kickstarter - Intro To: Sports Tech and THE Sports Techie Online Community - SportsTechie blog.

Kickstarter – Intro To: Sports...

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American Express And Seattle Seahawks Host “Dinner on the 50” on CenturyLink Field

AMEX “Dinner on the 50” event by American Express in partnership with the Seattle Seahawks.

AMEX “Dinner on the 50” event by American Express in partnership with the Seattle Seahawks, image via Mat Heyward / Getty Images for American Express.

AMEX “Dinner on the 50” event by American Express in partnership with the Seattle Seahawks, image via Mat Heyward / Getty Images for American Express.

American Express and the Seattle Seahawks hosted a “Dinner on the 50,” event for loyal Hawks fans at CenturyLink Field to pump up the world’s loudest fans named the 12s for upcoming 2016 NFL regular season games inside one of the league’s loudest stadiums. Several hundred special 12thman fans in attendance at the “American Express Dinner on the 50” had the pleasure of a one-of-a-kind dining experience held on the 50 yard line of the stadium...

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ScoreStream Eager For Investment, iPhone App Launch And New Media Partnerships

The new ScoreStream 2.0

The new ScoreStream 2.0

ScoreStream delivers real time high school and local scores across the country. I spoke to their CEO, Derrick Oien, about his new fund raising efforts, the launch of an upgraded app version for iPhone, their upcoming announcement concerning new TV, radio and newspaper deals, and a nice user story about the UCSD women’s waterpolo team who marched on to the NCAA playoffs while using ScoreStream to connect with their engaged community.

ScoreStream delivers real time high school and local scores across the country

ScoreStream delivers real time high school and local scores across the country

ScoreStream
ScoreStream’s internal algorithm allows fans to share game data and enjoy conversations with others around sporting events.  Oien and other parents were finding it harder and harder to locate information on local and hometown sports teams...

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It Pays to Play Sports

It Pays to Play Sports

It Pays to Play Sports

It pays to play when it comes to playing sports, especially the health benefits, lifestyle boost and sense of overall wellbeing. Sophia Barber from Sports-management-degrees.com shared a new Infographic titled “It Pays to Play” with the Sports Techie community blog. I like this content because of the positives playing sport provides people and the new data that backs up how important it can be to leading a balanced life, fulfilling career, and mental plus physical wellbeing. Sports technology has become a seamless and impactful component that contributes to sports performance, a healthy lifestyle and mental longevity.

Sports Benefits
Source: Sports-Management-Degrees.com

Big Data
Some of these Infographic Big Data statistics are staggering...

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Our second Every Step of the Way influencer program Sports Techie community blog is about the Olympic sport of Nordic Combined and Team USA athlete Billy Demong’s work with Citi to help future generations. U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist Demong has teamed up with Team for Tomorrow to help spread the Olympic value of respect, excellence and friendship through inspirational talks and volunteering at community organizations.

See: http://citi.us/1ek5E7S

Why Choose Billy?

I was all set to do some blogging about the U.S. ski team and Ted Ligety’s program for urban kids when through the power of social media, the former U.S. flag bearer for the Closing Ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games retweeted one of my Sochi 2014 Sports Techie tweets in support of EveryStep.

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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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