Articles in the ‘Sports Feature’ Category

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4-1-1on Sports Camps

April 1st, 2015 | By Gary No Comments

It’s hard to believe but true … it won’t be long before school is finished for the year and summer vacation is here. And for many kids, summer means camp! Summer sports or…

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In The Swim Of Things … For A Lifetime!

December 22nd, 2014 | By Gary No Comments

As we reflect back on fond memories of our youth, most of us can remember fun-filled days in a pool, lake, or ocean. Some may also remember the hours of practice we put…

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Kids Play Sports to Have Fun … It’s Usually NOT About the “W”

October 27th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

A recent George Washington University (Washington, DC) study with youth soccer players, coaches, and parents, shows clearly that winning ranked near the bottom of the list when it came to reasons children and…

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Injury Prevention in Youth Football: Great information for coaches and parents alike!

August 24th, 2014 | By Joe Avolio No Comments

As summer turns to fall, football fever is in the air. Teams at the youth, high school, collegiate, and professional levels have already begun preparation for the upcoming season. While the focus is…

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Plan Ahead for Fall Sports

May 15th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

Most of us are gearing up for spring and summer sports, so fall season seems like a long way off. And for some recreation, church-sponsored, and school programs, it is. For others, NOW…

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Running, Jumping, Throwing: Track & Field Has Them All!

April 5th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

  I fell in love with Track & Field in high school and I haven’t looked back since. My first season of track was as a freshman in high school. That’s when my coaches…

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And 5…4…3… 2…1…beeeeep

February 6th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

That’s the sound we’ll be hearing every time a skier’s gate opens at the 2014 Sochi Olympics begin. For me, it’s only one of many inspiring, exciting, stirring sounds that I look forward…

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Why Kids Flip Over Gymnastics!

December 13th, 2013 | By Marjie No Comments

The summer we were 10 years old, my next door neighbor Cindy and I spent hours every day perfecting our gymnastic routines in my front yard.  We did cartwheels and roundoffs, ‘performing’ for…

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Equestrian Sports: “A Magical Experience”

November 4th, 2013 | By Marjie No Comments

One of our MOVE National Advisory Council members, Ruth Siegfried, got the ‘horse gene’ in her family and now competes as an eventer regionally in nationally recognized competitions. When we asked her to…

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Navigating Our Youth Through Sports

October 14th, 2013 | By Marjie No Comments

I’ll admit right up front that this article was my idea, but when it came time to put pen to paper I really struggled with these issues. As a parent of two athletic…