In my household, I was not bred to enjoy or excel at sports. I grew up in a culture where I was rewarded for good behavior, which did not welcome running, throwing, kicking or screaming. Clothes drenched in mud and complexions red from racing qualified as misbehavior, of which I was mortified. My mother was […]
By Carlos Moreira “Coach, what do I do?” an eight-year-old asks me as his team loses the soccer ball to the opposing team. “Figure it out,” they hear me say. Without missing a beat, he turns back to his team and says, “Okay, we’re changing our game plan. We have to make the defense […]
By Martin Shore This is the story of my life and my relationship to sports. I was born in Argentina in 1987 to a family of musicians, journalists and doctors who were far from being athletes. The only sport my father ever played was chess – so, as soon as I was two feet tall, […]
This month, the Olympics will bring a multitude of sports to our living rooms, that with some imagination and creativity, we as parents can bring to our kids on a smaller scale. Here are just a few ideas of how you can create a memorable Backyard Olympics for your children.
Manchester United First Team Coach, Rene Meulensteen, visited Super Soccer Stars last week and shared a few things that resonated with parents of young, athletic children.
It’s time to send your child off to camp! Whether it’s a sleepaway camp or a summer day camp, here’s a quick checklist to make sure you have it all covered!
Now that the sun’s shining and the flowers are in bloom, we find every excuse to venture outside and start moving. We all know that exercise is important; but it’s even more crucial for children with special needs. Not only does exercise have physical benefits, but it has a strong impact on the social and emotional well-being of children.