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Lacrosse Training Tips For Beginners

Lacrosse Training Tips for Beginners

I was recently introduced to the game of lacrosse.  I’ve always heard of the sport as very physically demanding, but I’d never seen it played in person, until recently.  I was a little nervous at the tenacity of the athletes, but I was so impressed with their drive and sportsmanship. This game intrigued me, so I decided to learn a little more about the game and thought I’d share my findings with fellow sports moms!

Here are some of the basic lacrosse training tips for beginners.

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Joining A Recreational Sports Team

Joining a Recreational Sports Team

Whether you’re a devoted athlete or just looking for a fun way to stay active, joining a sports league is a great way to get to know people in your community and get a good workout.

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When Tragedy Strikes

When Tragedy Strikes

Ever so often a tragedy occurs that shakes the core of a community, a nation, and the hockey world is still reeling from the horrific bus accident that killed junior hockey players from Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Keeping Your Baseball Player Interested

Keeping Your Baseball Player Interested

It’s baseball season and your kids are gearing up to play ball.  While some athletes can’t wait to take the field, others are hesitant to give baseball another try.  Whether they feel defeated from the previous season or feel like the game is boring, sometimes kids just don’t want to play.  If you feel like your child would really enjoy the game with a little help, we’ve got some tips to help reignite their passion and keep them interested in the sport.

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Soccer Gear For Beginners

Soccer Gear for Beginners

Soccer is perfect for getting your kids involved in sports.  Not only is this an inexpensive sport, but they’ll learn so much about balance, agility and other basics that can be carried over to any sport.  To get your child started in soccer, find a league in your community. Look on your city page to see if they have a youth league. You can also keep an eye out near schools and community centers for signs and posters from private leagues who accept new players.

If you’ve already found a league, it’s time to start gathering the gear your kids will need to play.  Here’s our list of must haves for soccer season:

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Recycling Sports Equipment

Recycling Sports Equipment

My son has grown 3 shoe sizes in a year.  Last year’s track and soccer shoes are gathering dust in the sports shoe bin.  They can have a second chance at life rather than being dumped in the landfill.  Many organizations out there will take that used gear.

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Staying Hydrated

Staying Hydrated During Sports Tryouts

School and rec sports are starting up soon.  Summer vacation has flown by and now our kids are getting ready to try out for their favorite fall sport and give it their all.  Football, cheerleading, and soccer among other fall rec sports are all incredibly intense sports that take place outdoors, leaving your kids dehydrated after a full day of tryouts.

We’ve put together a great list of tips for keeping your athlete hydrated and healthy.

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Spring Weather And Outdoor Sports

Spring Weather and Outdoor Sports

Drive by any sports field on a Saturday in April and you will see soccer, baseball and lacrosse games in full swing.  Some days a coat is needed and other days sunscreen and a hat. Unfortunately those weather swings can lead to stormy skies.  What are the signs to stop the game and seek shelter?

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Summer Sports Planning 2

Summer Sports Planning

Another school year is almost coming to an end.  The last few weeks are filled with end-of-school events and saying goodbyes.  But what’s the plan the Monday after the last bell? It’s overwhelming as a Mom to figure out how to fill those summer days.  Your want your kids to have adventures, get healthy and avoid the lure of constant video gaming. Summers should consist of a few getaways, time with family and friends and keeping busy physically.

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