Sports Psychology Guidelines for Sports Parents
by Dr. Patrick J. Cohn
Sports parents have a big impact on their young superstars. A healthy and successful sports experience will depend on sports parents' ability to instill confidence and self-esteem in athletes.
Lowering the Risk of High School Football Injuries
by Jonathon Hardcastle
It is not possible to prevent injuries in the game of football and for this reason many parents are hesitant to allow their children to participate. But the risk of injury can be minimized with cooperation between parents, doctors and coaches.
Using A Mouthguard For the Safety of Your Child
by Minh Nguyen
Chances are, a child in your family probably participates in some kind of sporting activity, either in team sports or simply riding a bike. Over two million teeth are knocked out every year in the U.S. largely during sporting activities. Wearing a mouthguard could have prevented many of these incidents.
Karate For Children
by Jason Hanna
Today's children are the leaders of tomorrow. What could be better if they are taught the good virtues of life and are instilled with the spirits of comradeship, friendship and positive attitude so that they become good and helpful members of the society when they grow up?
Sailing: An Ideal Sport For Families
by Gray Rollins
Sailing is becoming an increasingly popular recreational activity for families, and with good reason. On a sailboat that requires someone steering at the helm, someone navigating from a map, and even someone swabbing the deck, there is a lot to be done, so there can be a role for everyone from grandpa down to the smallest tot.
Hiking With Kids
by Mats Lundkvist
Most of us think that it is almost impossible to go on hiking with kids, especially on long and risky trails. But you can get your kids on your hike by considering two things.
Getting Started in BMX Racing
by Jean Feingold
BMX racing is a fun sport for young people. For kids, the basic bike should have 20-inch wheels. Riders under age six can use whatever type of bike they have, even if it's not a true BMX freestyle bike.
Golf Basics For Kids
by Hana Lee
When teaching golf to kids, FUN is the name of the game. Throw in all the technical jargon at the beginning and you will effectively kill a child's desire to learn. Allow a child to ‘play’ golf for enjoyment, and he’ll become a life-long convert of the game!
Benefits of Martial Arts Training For Kids by Laura Saunders
Admit it. When the going gets tough at home, we've all plopped the kids in front of the television and breathed a sigh of relief. Finally we can get started on dinner, maybe check email or sort that massive pile of laundry.
Advantages of Martial Arts for Kids
by George Anderson
Martial arts are still considered a rather controversial subject, and the unfortunate misconception that they can promote violence is still present. However, just a little research will show any parent that martial arts promote the exact opposite of violence: they teach self control, balance and a healthy physical and mental state.
Fun Games For Children Training In Martial Arts
by Eric Gehler
Keeping children interested in their martial arts training requires an element of fun and games. Traditionalists are usually only concerned with the discipline and structure of their training, but incorporating fun games involving proper techniques will add to the value of training and keep the kids interested.