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The Benefits to a Community of Youth Sports – Part 1

It seems that most kids enjoy playing sports when they are growing up, they play sports in school as part of their overall education, then forms teams and play outside school in their local communities. Participating in sports is a normal part of growing up. We all know that physical activity is important to us […]

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How Do Sports Help Kid’s Development – Part 2

The second part of our blog to understand the importance of playing sports as a child looks at the physical health benefits of being active. In part one we saw some of the psychological advantages of playing team games and being active to a child and we continue our study in this blog. Physical Health […]

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How Do Sports Help Kid’s Development – Part 1

Physical activity and sport play a big part in the whole school experience for many kids. There are many advantages enrolling your kids in an organized sports programs but also there can be negative drawbacks as well. A parent needs to monitor that the child is enjoying their sport and gets the right social and […]

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What are Community Sporting Programs – Part 2

In part one of our blog to understand just what the community sporting programs are, we touched on the social importance of sport throughout the world and how it can help benefit communities in so many ways. North American Community Sporting Participation It is not just individuals that have stepped up to the plate to […]

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What are Community Sporting Programs – Part 1

Community sporting programs have been bringing local communities together all over the world for many decades. Sport, by its nature, is competitive but it also is a way for the participants to meet new people in a leisure environment. Through sport the players get to meet new friends that may have nothing else in common […]

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What Happens When Sport Goes Digital?

In an increasingly digitised world, there is much anxiety about how sports and other physical activities will fit in to this new way of living. Work, education, healthcare, creativity, and socialising all have their place in the online world, but what about sport? It may be difficult, at first, to imagine how an activity that […]

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What is Sport Education – Part 3

The third and final part of our blog concerning all about Sport Education continues where we left off in part two and looking at the six basic elements of the Sport Management program. In part two we looked at formal competitions and seasons, in this blog we turn our attention to the other four elements […]

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What are All-Inclusive Sporting Communities? – Part 2

The second part of our blog to visit some of the most glamorous all-inclusive sporting communities in America travels firstly to Utah and we spend time at the splendid Victory Ranch which has many delights for its residents. Victory Ranch Many sporting people travel to Utah to take advantage of the great skiing at Park […]

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What is Sport Education – Part 2

The second part of our blog to discover what Sport Education is all about continues to scrutinize the pros and cons of the Sidentop Sport Education curriculum. In part one we learned all about the pros of the program but there are some downsides to this method of teaching physical education. The Drawbacks of the […]

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What is Sport Education – Part 1

Sport Education makes the comparison with the teaching of sports and the effects it has on society as a whole, it also studies how it fits with the National Curriculum in the UK. In some corners it is widely held that Sports Education focuses on a wide range of sporting activities rather than acquiring certain […]

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