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Sports & Fitness

Not a Team Player? Three Sports Your Child May Enjoy

Fencing, Mixed Martial Arts and swimming - they are not as mainstream as baseball, basketball and soccer, but they may be a good fit for kids who want to participate in sports but shy away from team-focused activities. Here’s more about the benefits and safety of these diverse sports from three instructors who teach kids the same sports they grew up enjoying themselves.

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Be the Sports Parent Your Kid Can be Proud of

Playing team sports is an important milestone in many children’s lives. Team sports teach discipline, appropriate behavior in winning and losing, the importance of physical exercise, self-confidence and more. Additionally, parents play an important role in the learning curve because kids take cues from their parents on what’s appropriate behavior and what’s not.

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Fun & Fundamentals - Choosing the Right Sports Program. What Makes a Quality Sport Program or Camp?

Many sport camps and programs will improve your child’s skill level in a given sport, but not every program will also instil the desire to stay active for life. This is an important distinction, and one parents should bear in mind when selecting a sport program or camp for their child.

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Help! I'm About to Become a Hockey Parent

Our three children grew up playing hockey in Calgary. Our sons are now 27 and 23; our daughter is 21. They all still love the sport. Here are five tips for parents who are heading to the rink for the first time:

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