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Tips for campers, parents, & athletes

  • Tips to Improve your Dribbling

    18 May 2018

    Dribble more

    Repetition is the biggest key to improving your basketball skills. Walking to the store? Bring a basketball. Going over to a friend’s house? Bring a ball.... Go »

  • Practice like you play

    25 Apr 2018

    Have you gotten in a match and wondered why you can't perform the same way you do in practice? 

    So, how can you change this?  Practice as if it's a... Go »

  • Fine Tune Blocking in Volleyball

    20 Apr 2018

    Blocking in volleyball may look easy, but there is more to it than jumping in the air with your hands up. As a blocker, its your job to stop the ball and force the oppenent to make... Go »

  • Soccer Tips to Score Penalty Kicks

    20 Apr 2018

    Lining up to take a penalty kick can trigger all sorts of butterflies. Here are three tips to help you score!

    Going into a penalty with the right frame of mind can make all the... Go »

  • The Positive Side of Camp

    25 May 2016

    Attending an overnight sports camp can be a very rewarding experience for adolescence from every part of the world. Sports camp is not solely for the purpose of enhancing the athletic... Go »

  • 5 Tips to being a Successful Swimmer

    17 May 2016

    Swimming is the type of sport that takes a special athlete to be successful in. Not everyone can find the motivation to jump in the water every day and work hard. In order to reach that... Go »

  • 5 Ways To Better Your Ice Hockey Skills

    11 May 2016

              In order to gain a competitive advantage in a sport, people often develop superstitions, rituals, or even pregame routines. Hockey is a unique... Go »

  • Keys to shooting with speed, accuracy, and precision

    19 Apr 2016
    You should practice the shots you will be taking in games and practice the shots at game speed-if not faster- than you will be taking them in games.
  • Choosing the Right Skates for Youth Ice Hockey

    Posted in: Hockey,Tips
    13 Jan 2016

    As summer vacation approaches, families across the country are looking to enroll their children in one of the multitude of themed summer camps being offered. Sports camps in general have... Go »

  • Choosing the Right Youth Baseball Equipment

    Posted in: Baseball,Tips
    13 Jan 2016

    Baseball has long held the distinction of being America’s pastime, and part of the reason for that is because so many Americans spent their childhoods watching and playing the... Go »

  • Choosing the Right Equipment for Youth Lacrosse

    Posted in: Lacrosse,Tips
    13 Jan 2016

    The sport of lacrosse is becoming more and more popular with each passing year in the United States. Children across the country are learning the concept of the game and having... Go »

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"I am not quite sure how the camp as a whole accomplished this, but Eric returned so much more mature and self-confident. He was respected by the counselors and in return respected everything they offered: both instructionally and emotionally. The staff seemed to have been able to reach him and get through to him, challenge him without discouraging him, and, all in all, make him feel like his dreams are attainable."

Family of Eric D., Age 15, Miami, FL