Wooden Baseball bat

The body of the baseball bat has changed slightly over the years since its inception in the mid-19th century. Once whittled by hand only, they’ve transformed throughout the decades into a more defined shape, fitting into the necessary guidelines and regulations dependant on one’s league. There was once a time that there were as many …

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Wilson Tennis Racket and Wilson Tennis Ball

Every once in awhile, you’ll need to give your racket a makeover. How often, you ask? Well, the general rule of thumb requires you to replace your strings as many times as you play per week. For example, if you play four times a week, you should look at restringing the racket at least four …

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Young Child Playing Tennis

Is your kiddo ready to hit the court? Is he or she starting some lessons and in need of their own gear? We’re here to give you a quick 411 on everything a burgeoning tennis start needs to know about the racket. When you begin your search for the perfect child racket, there are several …

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Kids Playing Soccer - 1

Do you have a little soccer star on your hands? Or maybe you have a kiddo that’s interested in getting his or her first kick on the field. Whatever the case, as a parent, you’re going to need to know about the gear that’s involved in the game. And one of the most important pieces …

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If you’ve got a little climber on your hands, you’ll need to make sure that all of the necessities are there when the rocks come to call. But you can’t overdo it either. Start off in the gym to get his/her feet wet before packing on the gear. As always though, the most important part …

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Greatest Ultimate Frisbee Bag

Whether you’re just jumping into the sport or you’re getting together a team to play in a local league, ultimate frisbee is a fun way to let off steam with your pals. From college campuses to metropolitan parks, it’s taking up space all around us. But what do you need to really get started and …

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5 Tips to Prevent Injuries in Youth Sports

Follow these five tips to be sure that your team members stay healthy and prevent injuries throughout the playing season. Sports and children go together like peanut butter and jelly. It is a great way to get kids into the great outdoors while teaching teamwork and structure. Youth sports are an excellent addition to a …

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DIY Player Pendants/ Bag Tags

These painted washers are perfect for personalizing gift bags, labeling each player’s equipment, or just to use as necklaces for added team spirit. Get the team together and get painting! This project is pretty versatile because you can easily customize the washers for any sport. You can also use nail polish from around the house …

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Best Apps for Tracking Physical Activity

When kids join sports teams it is important for them to remain physically fit throughout the season. If exercise is neglected, injuries are more likely to occur. Since teens and younger children have a tendency to spend a little too much time playing video games or using their cell phones, it makes sense to hold …

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Is your athlete trying to develop and improve their sport skill set? Check out this list of Sport Specific Training Equipment!

If your athlete is anything like mine, he or she loves to find new ways to help develop their sport specific skills. Often times a simple accessory is a fairly inexpensive way to allow the athlete to practice a specific skill without the help of another person. A fabulous combination of a simple piece of …

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Sports equipment can be expensive!!!  The best time to buy sports equipment used to be at the end of season, but that doesn’t seem to be the case anymore.  With travel leagues and sports going year round there isn’t as much incentive for retailers to deeply discount their inventory to make room for the next …

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If you’ve ever been at a game or practice and forgot something important, then you are probably the worst the parent ever….JUST KIDDING!!  (You might feel like it at that moment.)  I have forgotten my daughter’s recital outfit on the day of dress rehearsal once…not my finest moment!!  We all leave the house in a hurry and 9 …

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Football season is rolling in, ladies! This means cheering on your favorite team on Sunday afternoons, tailgating at the stadium or even gathering with friends for football parties! Don’t be left out in cheering on your favorite team! Update your football wardrobe with a new sweatshirt and a few accessories! No longer do we have …

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I am sure lots of your kids are in sports that require cleats: football, baseball, soccer, golf, lacrosse, track…the list goes on! Over the years, I have found that cleats can be quite a pain! Here are the two biggest issues: Dirt, mud, grass and more get stuck in the cleats and the kids bring …

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Folding Wagon A Kid's Sport Necessity

Our boys have all been heavily involved in sports since the first possible moment they were able to play organized sports. With the boys being so close in age we have pretty much nixed they option for travel simply because we are outnumbered! Last year, though, we told told boys they could play on the …

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How to Choose the Right Size Baseball & Softball Equipment

March is here and that means all of you Moms (and Dads!) with baseball and softball players are anxiously getting ready for practices and games to begin.  If you are new to either sport OR if your kids are veteran players but growing like weeds, then you may need to head to the local sporting goods …

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Typically when I think about watching my boys play baseball, the first image that comes to mind is of me sitting in a chair, wearing a tank, ice water in hand and enjoying the sunshine. Now, let’s talk about the reality of baseball in late March and early April.  Dreary. Cold. Wet. Cold. Windy. Cold. …

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Dribbling Warm Up – Final Pass Print/Download This Drill Basic Information Age Group: (5-7yrs) (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs) Number of Players: 8+ Difficulty: Easy-Medium Time: 10-15 min. Emphasis: Dribbling, Passing, Finishing Field Preparation: 2 teams grid (30yds x 40yds) cones to mark off area 2 mini goals pinnies Description: each player one both teams is given a …

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