Category: Sports

The Importance of Warming Up and Cooling Down

One of the most important factors in injury prevention is warming up and cooling down, and should not be neglected. Warming up refers to a preparatory phase at the beginning of an exercise session. Warming up generally involves a period of low-impact exercise regimes which prepare the body for the more strenuous aspects of the

Teaching Basketball to Children

Choosing to volunteer your time as a youth basketball coach is a big decision. The time investment can be big, but it will pay in dividends. Coaching children can be very rewarding. Seeing the smiles on their little faces and helping them feel good about themselves can have beneficial lifelong effects. It can be very

Spring In Washington, DC – Our Top 10 Things To See

1 NATIONALS PARK This isn’t your dad’s baseball stadium, the Washington Nationals play in one of the nation’s top state-of-the-art parks that make everything very convenient and memorable. The biggest feature that stands out is the digital displays used for the park’s concession stands. Orders come in faster and with less mistakes, which means less

Pro Baseball Betting Online

Major League Baseball has been considered as America's pastime for the past 100 or so years. The game has been famous dating back to the beginning of the 1900's when Babe Ruth and others starred on the baseball diamond. Baseball is unique when compared to other sports because of the importance of one player, the

Small Block Chevy 350 Engine

Some believe this is when the history of fast cars was made, when GM put the Chevy 350 motor into the Chevy Camaro. 1967 is the year GM introduces the Chevy 350 motor during the might of the muscle car era. Originally this motor was used in the Chevy Camaro and next in the Nova,

3 Things Every Tee Ball Baseball Batter Must Be Taught When First Learning to Hit

It is important that very young baseball players receive proper instruction in baseball hitting mechanics. Young baseball players benefit very from top quality instruction and teaching that is easy to understand, simple to execute, and consistent from one lesson to another. Young baseball players experience a higher level of success, satisfaction, and enjoyment when they

How To Financially Support Youth Baseball

The cost of operating a youth sports association, I'm singling out baseball because it's that time of year, has almost become unmanageable for many small associations. Registration fees, which were $ 50 – $ 100 when my children were playing are often as high as $ 1200 a year, which is quite cost prohibitive in

Basketball Hoop Dreams Hoopla

Basketball bears a larger resemblance to it's early days, when the basketball net was not a net at all but a peach basket. Similarly James Naismith the inventor of basketball, had a keen intuition for sports, but not quite so keen on physics. The obvious problem with the impromptu basketball net, was that there was