Kids Healthy and Easy Sports Snack Recipes – Before and After the Game
By Naomi Hardy / 26 February, 2019
At Australian Sports Camps, we're passionate about proper sports nutrition.  The food we consume is the fuel that powers us through the day.  So, it makes sense that your child athlete eats correctly, to ensure optimal performance.  This is especially so before and after a sports match, when your child is eating for energy or for recovery.  So, it makes sense to have several Kids Healthy and Easy Sports Snack Recipes on hand. In addition, you get the Nutrition tips for the winter. And also,  ....
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Advanced Netball Drills easily Practiced at Home
By Australian Sports Camps / 6 December, 2018
Undertaking our advanced netball drills are highly necessary if you're a young and experienced netballer ready to make that next step.  Taking that next step however requires high motivation and hard, consistent work.  Getting your child to undertake drills that reflect in-game situations as well as improve on their physical strength through our recommended advanced netball drills will enable them to greatly improve in becoming an advanced netball player! [custom_get_popup_button_for_pdf_guil....
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Celebrating Great Cricketers and Former Australian Sports Camps Cricket Coaching Directors | BIG BIRD
By Australian Sports Camps / 5 December, 2018
Joel Garner Known as 'Big Bird', Joel Garner, travelled to Australia for three consecutive summers during the late 1980s.   Joel took charge of the ASC cricket coaching camps held around Australia.  Back then, the Hilton Hotel was still opposite the MCG, and they were good enough to provide him with two months accommodation in December and January.  Consequently, this enabled Joel to move around the country with the Australian Sports Camps team, to coach cricketers aged 6 to 16. One of the Wor....
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Simple Netball Drills easily Practiced at Home
By Australian Sports Camps / 12 November, 2018
Like basketball, you don’t actually need a ring to practice simple netball drills at home.  Having access to a netball ring at home or nearby is great for your child to practice their shooting, however, there are many more skills to the game of netball that your child can develop on without access to a ring.  Such skills include: Passing Catching Footwork Pivoting Agility Hand-eye coordination Netball is a fast-paced sport and these skills are highly valuable no matter wha....
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Simple Basketball Drills easily Practiced at Home
By Australian Sports Camps / 4 November, 2018
If your child wants to get into the sport of basketball then you'll need some simple basketball drills that you can teach them to practice! Basketball is a sport we encourage kids to get into at a young age, due to the numerous benefits it offers both physically and socially.  It teaches hand-eye coordination, agility, teamwork, problem-solving, discipline and work ethic.  With such a fun and team-based focus, it’s no wonder that basketball is one of the most popular sports in the world. Bask....
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Top Tips For Kids To Improve Your Tennis Game
By Australian Sports Camps / 26 February, 2018
Tennis is a great sport for kids.  So, we want them to have fun and be able to play to the best of their ability. Our following top tennis tips will provide help for just that.  Not only does tennis teach kids valuable life skills like concentration, dedication, tactical thinking and self-confidence.  But, it has a whole range of physical developmental benefits for them too.  Such as hand-eye coordination, gross motor control, balance and body coordination, flexibility, agility and speed. Mos....
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Rock Climbing For Kids – The Benefits
By Australian Sports Camps / 15 February, 2018
What are the benefits of rock climbing for kids?  As parents, when our children get to an age where we start thinking about involving them involved in a sport, rock climbing is not usually something that comes to mind. Many of us still hold the belief that rock climbing is something best suited to the adventurous adrenaline junkie and far too dangerous and unsuitable for children.  So, is rock climbing for kids a good sport?  What are the benefits? Rock Climbing For Kids Statistically, rock cl....
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Best Tennis Clubs In Melbourne For Kids
By Australian Sports Camps / 8 February, 2018
Tennis has long been embedded in the Australian sporting culture.  So, it should come as no surprise that there are over 1000 tennis courts around Victoria.  As well as, numerous tennis clubs in Melbourne. Also, Tennis is popular for having a social 'hit' with friends.  Also, being able to compete for a club at a young age.  Even just watching the sport as a spectator. Getting your kids involved in tennis will teach them valuable life skills.  Such as teamwork, dedication and self-confiden....
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Best Cricket Clubs In Melbourne For Kids
By Australian Sports Camps / 25 January, 2018
Cricket is one of the most popular sports in Australia.  At international, domestic and local levels.  Also, it's been played in Australia for over 210 years.  Plus, there are multiple cricket clubs in Melbourne on offer. Growing up playing cricket in the backyard or in the street with the neighbourhood kids is an Aussie tradition.  Furthermore, this is often where many players gain their love for the game.  If your child is one of those kids who can’t get enough of cricket, then getting them....
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Getting involved in eSports in Australia
By Australian Sports Camps / 22 January, 2018
If your kid hasn’t joined the eSports bandwagon yet, they’re going to want to soon.  As “it’s kind of a big deal” right now!  The eSports industry is booming.  So, every gamer, young and old, is getting involved in the next big thing.  Esports, which is short for electronic sports, takes gaming to the next level, broadcasting matches between talented gamers as they compete against one another on a range of digital battlefields. The Australian Esports League (AEL) is a provider of premier eSpo....
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How Kids Can Learn Horse Riding in Adelaide
By Australian Sports Camps / 17 January, 2018
So, would your child would like to try a sport that is completely unique?  One that allows them to get in touch with nature?  If so, why not introduce them to the exciting activity of horse riding in Adelaide?  Plus, horse riding is a great way to get the kids off the sofa and into the saddle over the school holidays! Moreover, most of us would agree that at one stage or another throughout childhood, we've all had fantasies of riding ponies.  Or, being a cowboy exploring the Wild West on hors....
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How To Get Kids Into Golf
By Australian Sports Camps / 2 January, 2018
Over the last decade there has been an increase in popularity and growth within the junior golf industry. There is now ample opportunity in Australia for junior golfers to develop their game recreationally and competitively, with plenty of parents wanting to know how to get kids into golf. If you’re a parent that is also an avid golfer, we are sure you’re counting down until the moment where you can spend a day on the golf course with your young one. Well, you’re in luck, because the best age....
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Summer School Holiday Activities
By Australian Sports Camps / 21 December, 2017
Looking for summer school holiday activities to keep the kids entertained?  Trying to avoid those “I’m bored… I’m hungry…” comments being thrown at you repeatedly?  Then, we have you covered with these great summer school holiday activities. Whether you're looking for an activity on a budget, or a special treat day out, here are some fun-packed activities on offer.  Also, we've varied the cities to ensure the kids get up and about and away from the screens! KFC Big Bash League Cricket Match:....
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Front Foot Batting Video Tutorial
By Australian Sports Camps / 11 December, 2017
In this short video, we work through some great front foot batting tips.  These tips will improve your technique and make it harder for bowlers to dismiss you. The lessons are given by Peter Dickson from Community Sports Camps. Peter is currently captain of Premier Cricket Club Fitzroy Doncaster and has been involved with the Victorian Bushrangers. Peter has spent much of his adult life playing cricket around the world.  Also, working with children of all ages developing their sporting ski....
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How To Get Kids Into Playing Futsal
By Australian Sports Camps / 29 November, 2017
Getting kids into playing Futsal, or ‘‘indoor soccer’’, as it's commonly called in Australia, lets them join a fun, fast-paced and exciting small-sided soccer game.  It originated in South America.  Moreover, Futsal is the only indoor soccer game officially recognised by both the UEFA and FIFA.  Accordingly, it has become increasingly popular in Australia since it was first introduced here in 1971.  Also, nationwide, there are currently 18,000 registered Futsal players and 120,000 social competi....
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Soccer Camps in Canberra, Red Hill, ACT / A Parents’ Guide
By Naomi Hardy / 21 November, 2017
Parents looking for kids school holiday Soccer Camps in Canberra, should find this handy guide worth reading. These holidays, Australian Sports Camps will once again run their Soccer camps in Canberra at Canberra Grammar School.  These sports camps run four times a year for kids aged 6 – 16 and cater to all skill levels. We employ coaches with a minimum Level 1 Coaching qualification and ensure a 1:10 coach to child ratio.  So, that your child receives the individual attention required to ....
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Kids Rock Climbing Essentials – Get The Correct Gear To Start Rock Climbing
By Australian Sports Camps / 20 November, 2017
In recent years, rock climbing has become more and more popular, going from a recreational activity to an elite sport.  Also, it will even be featured as an Olympic event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The key kids rock climbing gear, necessary to climb safely and effectively, include rock climbing shoes, a harness, a helmet and ropes. Not only does rock climbing improve strength and body control, but it is also a complex, mind-challenging sport. All of these qualities are fantastic for kid....
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Best School Holiday Activities In Adelaide
By Australian Sports Camps / 15 November, 2017
What are the best School Holiday Activities in Adelaide.  As, school holidays are always fast approaching.  Plus, as much as both parents and kids are looking forward to some chill-out time after a busy year, it won’t be long before your kids are keen to get out and about and make the most of their break. Also, as a parent, it can be hard to come up with fresh new ideas and activities to keep the kids entertained.  So, for parents and kids living in Adelaide, below we've come up with a list o....
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