Like most new students, you’re probably overwhelmed by everything you need to do, but before you squeeze everything into your car and motor off to your new home, it’s worth double checking to make sure you’re not forgetting anything. Here are five things most students completely forget about when they head off to university.
We all know that the off season is a time when major sporting athletes tend to relax and take it easy, but should the same rule apply to your children? If you’re concerned that your child might backslide during a lazy summer, here are a few things to remember before encouraging them to take up a summer sport.
Whether you’re a dedicated cheerleader or a supportive cheer mom, you might be wondering if cheer camp is a good summer investment. While it’s true that cheer camp means you have to give up part of your summer vacation, there are many benefits to attending. Here are four of the most important!
There are many different types of Martial Arts being taught today, from stand-up styles like Karate and Krav Maga, to ground-fighting styles like Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. While fighting styles often appear flashy and impressive, at the core all forms of martial arts are a systematic approach to developing the mind and body, and as such provide a wealth of wellness benefits for those who practice them.
Wrestling is often portrayed as a “boys only” sport that encourages aggressiveness and violence. Nothing could be further from the truth.
There are many things to consider when when planning your new gym or an upgrade to your current gym. Choosing a design, layout and product selection to maximize your gym’s size and budget requires careful consideration.
Both beginner and advanced cheerleaders need to work on their skills weekly, if not daily in order to master their sport. The standard skills like handstands, backsprings, basket tosses, and cartwheels are just a few of stunts you will use a mat for. A good quality cheerleading mat will protect athletes by providing a stable base and landing surface that will minimize injury while building skills.
We all occasionally find ourselves in a rut. Even top level athletes and competitors are not immune to mental blocks, and digging your way out of a slump is a crucial skill to master if you’re planning on competing seriously.
Gymnastics was originally conceived over 2,500 years ago, making it one of the oldest sports in the world. Developed in ancient Greece, modern gymnastics has evolved over thousands of years, combining elements of tumbling and dance into a highly disciplined sport, requiring strength, flexibility, dexterity, gracefulness, and a pinch of audacity.
This is it! Your hard work has paid off, and now you’re heading off to your first cheer competition. Congratulations! But before you start imagining you and your team hoisting that trophy, here’s a quick rundown of the most important things to keep in mind...