Posts Tagged ‘cheer’
How to Keep Your Child Athlete Healthy This Winter
When the temperature drops low, it’s easy for parents and child athletes to want to stay in, snuggle down, and become one with the couch. There’s nothing wrong with a good winter video session every now and then, but staying healthy requires getting up and moving too! To help our ActivStars family stay active, happy,…Read More
Why Are Youth Sporting Events and Competitions Important?
Winning in is an essential part of youth sports and sporting events, but it is one among many complementary goals. ActivStars also focuses on the values of knowledge, respect, friendship, learning, and safety. Fun, fitness, and social development come first, but winning can play a role in their impact. The “win” gives everyone involved in…Read More
Is Competition in Youth Sports a Bad Thing?
A core focus of the ActivStars approach to after-school youth sports is that we bring everyone together to learn, play, and grow, without an exclusive focus on score. Children learn and grow in an encouraging environment, and even many of our games and events won’t rank a winner. That naturally leads parents to wonder why…Read More