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Learn Correct Sporting Conduct at Children’s Sports Camps

In Articlesby Jonathan Smith

Learning correct sporting conduct at a children’s sports camp can have great benefits for participants.  Positive attitudes and correct sporting conduct make sport more enjoyable for everyone.  As well as creating the best environment for learning and development.  However, some players can ruin the experience with poor behaviour. Examples of poor behaviours could include harassing others, poor sportsmanship, foul language, bullying, taunting, victimisation, undue pressure and more. Bad conduct in sport is generally the result of the limited reinforcement of strong sporting values from a young age. This lack of direction manifests throughout adolescence and can create a ‘grey area’ …

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Learn Footwork Skills in ASC’s Basketball Camps

In Articlesby Jonathan Smith

Basketball in Australia is the second-most popular organised team sport behind AFL Football. With over 1 million participants in 2019, basketball proves to be a growing national sport for both men and woman of all ages! For younger players, basketball is a great sport to get involved in from an early age! The sport teaches hand-eye coordination, agility, teamwork, problem-solving, discipline, and work ethic. Also, promoting social skills and teaching kids how to work together! With such a fun and team-based focus, it’s no wonder that basketball is one of the most popular sports in the world! The sport itself …

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5 Key Cricket Skills You Can Expect to Learn at an ASC Cricket Camp

In Articlesby Australian Sports Camps

Cricket is an extremely popular sport in Australia. Both at international, domestic, and local levels. From parents, juniors to “old faithfuls”, cricket is a game for everyone! With over 1.5 million Australian participants involved in 2017-18, and over 3500 cricket clubs currently throughout Australia (Cricket Australia 2019)! The benefits of Cricket are that it’s a fun, social game to play, that’s easy to learn! Also, boys and girls from as young as 5 years old can enjoy the game! Plus, you’ll find that most schools will include cricket as part of their physical education curriculum and nearly every town and suburb …

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Parent Sideline Behaviour

In Articlesby Ascha Boag

There’s no denying that parents are essential to youth sports. Without the active participation of parents, junior clubs would struggle to find players, coaches, administrators, referees, and spectators. Also, parents make financial, social and work sacrifices to keep their children in junior sport.  This is through paying for memberships, attending games and training sessions.  Unfortunately, some parents behave inappropriately at youth sporting matches.  So, while we all want our children to succeed in the field, poor parent sideline behaviour can have detrimental effects on a child’s performance. Poor parent sideline behaviour may include: Foul language, threats or aggression directed toward …