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5 Ways To Prepare Your Kids For Youth Sports

By KJRH 02/13/2020, 1:45pm CST

No matter what kind of sport it is, every parent wants their young athlete to have a good experience.

7 Essential Benefits of Youth Sports and Achievements

By Flurry Sports 02/04/2020, 10:00am CST

Life is a sport that starts at a young age. 

That’s why you should introduce your child to the competition early on. It doesn’t matter what sport you choose, whether they’re swinging a bat or lacing up skates,  but regardless there are many benefits of youth sports to consider. Here are 7 of them.

The most important part is finding a team where your player can have fun, feel like they fit in, grow as a player and a person, make lifetime friends, and feed their passion for the game.

Flag Football: A Great Entryway to the Sport

By Peter Schwartz, USA Football 09/10/2019, 8:00pm CDT

For parents, enrolling your child in flag football is the perfect way to get him/her involved with the sport, especially if they’re nervous about contact. 

Girl’s Lacrosse for Beginners

By Shanna, HowTheyPlay 05/21/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Cradling is the twisting and rocking motion of a lacrosse stick as a player runs. Holding a lacrosse stick still makes it very easy for an opponent to knock it out of your stick.

Golf Chipping: The Ultimate Guide From Beginner to Pro

By Golf Insider 05/08/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Most beginners (and even some club players) try to help the ball up in to the air. This is incorrect and leads to all sorts of miss-hit shots. 

How to Do a Front Flip for Beginners

By L.P. Biersdorfer, AZ Central 05/02/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Always perform this element in the company of a coach or spotter. Stretch your quadriceps, calves, back and arms before attempting this element, to avoid injury.

Teaching a Toddler to Swim

By Laura Williams, LiveStrong 04/29/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Always encourage with enthusiasm. Even with very scared children this often distracts them from their fear.

Inside story of how a Sharks T-shirt ended up in 'The Mighty Ducks'

By Marcus White, NBC Sports 04/11/2019, 11:15pm CDT

The (no-longer Disney-owned and no-longer Mighty) Ducks have played 140 games against the Sharks between the regular season and the playoffs, and there is no love lost between the two California clubs.

Ice Hockey Families Get Creative in Solving Time, Cost Concerns

By Stephen Whyno, NBC Philadelphia 04/11/2019, 11:00pm CDT

Many families wrestle with the time and money needed to play youth sports, but those challenges can be even more significant when it comes to hockey, with all of its equipment and rinks that are sometimes far away. For the less wealthy, having a child who dreams of hockey can look like a nightmare.

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