Basketball: Lateral Movement

The saying “defense wins games” rings true in most sports. Good defensive play often keeps less-talented teams in games. Basketball is no different.

Being a great defensive player in basketball is about attitude, intelligence and movement. It’s often hard to …

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Tips for Balancing Both

Balancing sports, schoolwork, and other activities is one of your child’s greatest challenges. But it can be done — with the right game plan. Here are some tips.

Be realistic: When setting your children’s schedules, do so while looking at …

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En Garde!

Fencing gains popularity as a sport

In this day and age of X-box and i-pads, parents are struggling to get their children out and active. One possible, yet somewhat unknown, alternative to technology is fencing.

To the uniformed eye, fencing …

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Backyard Pool Safety

Backyard pools can provide endless hours of fun and refreshment on hot summer days. Unfortunately, the potential for danger goes along with the fun, and it is up to parents to keep that potential undeveloped.

The sale of single residence …

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Knee Savers Helping Catchers

Thanks to relatively new technology, the most physically demanding position on the diamond—catcher—has gotten easier. A product called knee savers, which attaches to your shin guards, is a stress-relieving accessory that reduces the erosion of cartilage on the knee joints

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Summer Camps

Summer camps are a popular part of the summer season for many kids, and even a tradition in many families. The cost of sending your son or daughter away for a week or more, or however, can be daunting.

With …

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Equipment as Gifts

Sports equipment makes for great holiday gifts, especially when someone else is buying.

Hey, we know grandma and grandpa are always looking for gift ideas for the kids. So are those aunts and uncles who have no idea what to …

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Buying Equipment

Here’s the scenario: You’ve just rushed home – grabbed your check book and child – and then proceed to a location where you incur a substantial registration fee, a stack of perplexing forms, fund-raisers and parent’s guidebooks, and other materials

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