Ways to Enhance Your Child’s Social Skills and Help Them Make Friends
In Articles by sunny / 29 March, 2021

Introduction

Making friends and being a sociable person isn’t easy in this day and age, and these are the things tons of adults are struggling with. Luckily, kids generally don’t have problems making friends, regardless of their ag....

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Top 5 Sports You Can Introduce To Children With Special Needs
In Articles by sunny / 15 February, 2021

Introduction

More and more parents are introducing sports to their children, especially to the new generation that spends most of their time indoors and on their gadgets. There are so many benefits sports can give to your kids, and....

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Why Is Sports Field Maintenance So Important?
In Articles by sunny / 10 February, 2021

Introduction

No matter where it is, how big it is, how many people are using it, and what sort of sport it’s for – every sports field in the world requires proper maintenance and care. Moreover, this is the only way for sports fiel....

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6 Tips on How to Create the Parent – Child Bond in Childhood Sports
In Articles by sunny / 15 December, 2020

Introduction

As we grow older, we meet people that come and go into our lives. We develop casual, intimate, platonic, and deep relationships with special individuals who then make an impact on our lives whether we know it or not. H....

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Supporting Your Child’s Sports Career and Being a Great Parent
In Articles by 4 / 5 October, 2020

Parents supporting your child’s sports career is such a great thing to do.  Being a parent is one of the most wonderful things in the world, but it’s also a huge responsibility. Looking after your child, and every aspect of their life, means....

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Parents, Here’s 5 Ways You Can Workout Without “Working Out”
In Articles by sunny / 17 September, 2020

Parents and kids can exercise at home, without even knowing it!  For parents, it would be a great thing to go to a gym three or more days a week, lift weights, and get in some serious calorie burning HIIT workouts to stay fit.  After all, who woul....

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Maths Behind the Scenes in Sport
In Articles by sunny / 10 September, 2020

When thinking about both team and individual sport, many factors contribute to performance.  However, what you might not know is that Maths and Data Analysis plays a major role in modern Sport.

The Hidden Side of Coaching

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Life Skills Your Child Will Gain With Sports Activities
In Articles by sunny / 21 August, 2020

What life skills would you like your child to gain? A life skill is a set of skills someone needs to deal with the challenges of life. For each person, their set of life skills is different. How someone acquires lif....

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Learn Correct Sporting Conduct at Children’s Sports Camps
In Articles by Jonathan Smith / 28 November, 2019

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 le....

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Learn Footwork Skills in ASC’s Basketball Camps
In Articles by Jonathan Smith / 6 November, 2019

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, bas....

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5 Key Netball Skills You Can Expect to Learn at an ASC Netball Camp
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 14 October, 2019

Netball is one of the most popular sports played in Australia and worldwide. These days, netball is the biggest team sport in Australia, played by over 1.2 million men, women and children all over the country. Also, it’s the number one participati....

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How to Choose the Best Tennis Holiday Camp for Kids?
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 30 September, 2019

Tennis has long been embedded in Australian sporting culture. As one of the very few sports that you can play for a lifetime, tennis can provide health and lifestyle benefits to Australians of all ages! Furthermore,....

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5 Key Cricket Skills You Can Expect to Learn at an ASC Cricket Camp
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 11 September, 2019

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 parti....

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Exciting Things You Should Know About Upcoming Spring Camps 2019
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 29 August, 2019

Spring school holidays are just around the corner! And places are filling up fast for ASC Spring 2019 programs! For the past 36 years, Australian Sports Camps have been running the best in Sports Coaching Clinics ac....

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10 Useful Tips from Experienced Cricket Players & Coaches
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 14 August, 2019

The phrase “knowledge is power” is one that you might hear quite regularly throughout your life. The expression relates to how knowledge allows us to find new ways to solve a variety of issues. And additionally, how....

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How Have Technological Changes Affected Junior Netball?
In Articles by scott / 6 August, 2019

The world of sport is continually evolving.  And, the use of technology is just one aspect that’s had an enormous impact on the way we spectate, play and experience the modern sport. The advancements of technology use in the sport over the l....

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Bullying in Youth Sports
In Articles by Naomi Hardy / 27 February, 2019

Read on to find out more for about bullying in youth sports.  As well as useful ideas and strategies to overcome this potentially harmful issue. In Australia, 1 in 4 students report incidences of bullying.  Unfortunately, many children won’t co....

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Parent Sideline Behaviour
In Articles by Ascha Boag / 27 February, 2019

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 ....

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Kids Healthy and Easy Sports Snack Recipes – Before and After the Game
In Articles 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 ....

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Advanced Netball Drills easily Practiced at Home
In Articles 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....

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Celebrating Great Cricketers and Former Australian Sports Camps Cricket Coaching Directors | BIG BIRD
In Articles 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 Read More

Simple Netball Drills easily Practiced at Home
In Articles 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 ne....

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Simple Basketball Drills easily Practiced at Home
In Articles 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 o....

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Top Tips For Kids To Improve Your Tennis Game
In Articles 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 concentrati....

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Rock Climbing For Kids – The Benefits
In Articles 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 be....

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Best Tennis Clubs In Melbourne For Kids
In Articles 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 s....

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Best Cricket Clubs In Melbourne For Kids
In Articles 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 playi....

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Getting involved in eSports in Australia
In Articles 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, wh....

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How Kids Can Learn Horse Riding in Adelaide
In Articles 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....

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How To Get Kids Into Golf
In Articles 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....

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Summer School Holiday Activities
In Articles 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. Wh....

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Front Foot Batting Video Tutorial
In Articles 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 Read More

How To Get Kids Into Playing Futsal
In Articles 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....

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Soccer Camps in Canberra, Red Hill, ACT / A Parents’ Guide
In Articles 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 Read More

Kids Rock Climbing Essentials – Get The Correct Gear To Start Rock Climbing
In Articles 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 Read More

Best School Holiday Activities In Adelaide
In Articles 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 ....

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Best Kids Footy Clubs in Melbourne (AFL)
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 9 November, 2017

Australian Rules Football has the highest spectator attendance and television viewership of all sports in Australia. Moreover, its origin can be traced to football matches played in Melbourne.  As far back as 1858.  So, it’s no wonder that “Aussie....

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Finding A Kids Rugby League Club In Brisbane
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 31 October, 2017

Rugby League Football has been one of Australia’s most popular sports.  Having been played here since 1908.  Plus, it’s the most popular winter sport in Queensland.  So, good news.  If you live in Brisbane.  And, your son or daughter is at t....

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Where Can Kids Go Rock Climbing In Melbourne?
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 26 October, 2017

Where can kids go rock climbing in Melbourne?  For kids, indoor rock climbing is a fun and active thing to do.  So, we’ve put together this article to provide some great information.  On, how your family can involve themselves further in the....

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Best Kids Basketball Clubs In Melbourne
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 19 October, 2017

Interested in the best kids basketball clubs and live in the Melbourne area?  Looking for the best basketball club for your children to join?  We can assist.  Accordingly, please find further details regarding five top-ranking basketball clubs in ....

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Netball Clubs in Melbourne for your Kids
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 6 October, 2017

Looking for a great children’s netball clubs in Melbourne?  Looking at getting your child involved in netball? Live in the Melbourne area?  Terrific! Below you....

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Kids Soccer Clubs in Melbourne
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 21 September, 2017

Soccer is the most popular club based sport to play in Australia.  And, it seems that kids can’t get enough of it.  Hence, it’s a common sight these days, all over Australia, to see boys and girls kicking a soccer ball.  Either, around the o....

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How To Find The Best Deals On Kids Sports Equipment
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 15 September, 2017

How To Find The Best Deals On Kids Sports Equipment.  As parents we all know how beneficial it is, both physically and socially, for our kids to ....

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Motivating Your Child To Play Sport
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 14 September, 2017

Motivating Your Child to Play Sport can be problematic at times.  However, I think all parents would agree that getting children into playing spo....

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How To Get Kids (Aged 5-12) Into Soccer
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 1 September, 2017

Wondering how to get your kids into playing soccer?  This guide, will give you some practical ideas. Soccer is played in in more than 200 countries around the world and is now officially the most played sport in Australia. According to a survey....

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Parents Guide To Youth Field Hockey
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 29 August, 2017

So, in this article, a Parents Guide To Youth Field Hockey, we’ll outline exactly what you’ll need to get your child started in field hockey.  And, what the game is all about. Youth field hockey is a sport that has become more and m....

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What Equipment Does My Child Need To Play Soccer?
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 29 August, 2017

It’s an exciting time when your child gets to the age where they’re ready to start participating in a team sport. Your child’s enthusiasm will be infectious but it can also be a little daunting for parents, especially if your child chooses a sport....

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Parents’ Guide to AFL Camps at Brighton Grammar School, Melbourne
In Articles by Naomi Hardy / 15 August, 2017

These holidays, Australian Sports Camps will once again run their Brighton Kids AFL camp at Brighton Grammar School.  Moreover, these camps run four times a year.  ....

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Netball Drills For Juniors
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 11 August, 2017

As a junior netballer it’s important to remember that practise makes perfect. In order to improve your game, it’s essential that you master the basic skills of netball through regular and consistent training. There are netball drills for every asp....

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Australian Sports Camps Exciting New Website Design
In Articles by Mackenzie / 11 August, 2017

New ASC Website

The redesigned Australian Sports Camps website now offers customers more information.  As well as, easier access to the company’s ever-growing list ....

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Children’s Basketball Tips – Improving Your 3 Point Shooting
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 31 July, 2017

We’ve put together these useful Children’s Basketball Tips on Improving Your Child’s’ 3 point shooting.  However, I want to start this article by saying there are NO shortcuts to improving your 3 point shooting.  So, if you....

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Kids Netball Camps in Upper Mount Gravatt – Hibiscus Sports Complex – A Parent’s Guide
In Articles by Naomi Hardy / 31 July, 2017

These holidays, Australian Sports Camps (ASC) will once again run their kids netball camps in Upper Mount Gravatt.  They’re held at Hibiscus Sports Complex.  So, we’ve assembled this guide to give parents an idea of what to expect from our c....

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Teaching Kids To Kick An AFL Footy
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 27 July, 2017

Teaching kids to kick a footy is a fundamental skill of the game.  So, if your child has started playing AFL.  Or, wants to start playing.  Then, as a parent, there a many ways you can help to develop their game.  After all, no child wants to be l....

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6 Things You Need to Become an Elite Athlete in Australian Sport
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 27 July, 2017

What does it take to become an elite athlete in Australian sport?  We’ve all spent hours as kids, (and perhaps as adults as well) daydreaming about our favourite sporting heroes and wanting to be just like them. We watch as they kick the perfect g....

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ASC 2017 Winter Wrap Up
In Articles by Naomi Hardy / 26 July, 2017

School’s back and Australian Sports Camps have just concluded another successful school holidays!  This Winter, we ran over 50 camps with thousands of happy participants across the country.  It was great to see everyone having fun, while challengi....

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Technology in Sports
In Articles by Naomi Hardy / 25 July, 2017

Over many years, technology has been advancing at a rapid pace.  The world of sport is ever evolving, so it’s no surprise that technology has had an impact. The use of different technologies in sport has enabled coaches to better analyse their ....

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Nutrition Tips for Active Kids in Winter
In Articles by Naomi Hardy / 19 July, 2017

Short, dark and cold Winter days often mean busy parents are less motivated to wake up early and prepare kids lunches, or to spend as much time after work preparing dinner.  This makes forward planning and meal preparation even more essential if y....

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How To Spin Bowl Like Shane Warne
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 17 July, 2017

Australian cricket legend Shane Warne was undoubtedly the best leg spinner to ever play the game of cricket.  Some may even say, the best bowler full stop.  So, it’s no wonder that cricketers, young and old, want to learn how to spin bowl li....

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Screen Time: A Guide for Parents
In Articles by Naomi Hardy / 11 July, 2017

In today’s world, the use of electronic media, or ‘screen time’, is practically unavoidable and can provide many benefits.  However, it’s also a big contributor to sedentary behaviour in children.  We categorise sedentary behaviour as sitting or l....

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Preventing Kids Winter Sports Injuries
In Articles by Naomi Hardy / 5 July, 2017

In Australia, we are fortunate to have quite mild Winters.  Meaning, we can participate in team sports all year round.  Even so, the colder weather makes for increased risk of sports related injuries.  Statistically, sports injuries in Australia p....

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ASC Sports Talent – Winter Camps 2017
In Articles by Ascha Boag / 30 June, 2017

Winter school holidays are nearly here, and places are filling up fast for ASC Winter 2017 programs.  Moreover, programs are full of sports talent. Australia wide we offer Read More

Top Sports For Girls In Australia
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 29 June, 2017

There are several top sports for girls in Australia to choose from.  Plus, getting your daughter involved in sports at a young age provides many benefits that she will carry with her both now and into adulthood. Some of these benefits include: ....

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How Erin Phillips redefined the WNBA and Women’s AFL
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 29 June, 2017

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Justin Langer Summer Cricket Camps at Hale School, Wembley Downs
In Articles by Naomi Hardy / 21 June, 2017

This Summer, Justin Langer is returning once again to coach at our 2018 cricket camps.  For over 20 years, Australian Sports Camps has been fortunate to have Justin Langer present each day at our cricket camps, at Hale School, Wembley Downs. Re....

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Techniques and Tactics That Serena Williams Uses as a Pro Tennis Player
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 21 June, 2017

Serena Williams is undoubtedly one of the greatest tennis players of all time, male or female. For 20 years she has been a dominant force and is now the record holder for the most Grand Slam Tournament Wins in the open era after defeating her sist....

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Tips for Raising Resilient Kids
In Articles by Naomi Hardy / 20 June, 2017

Raising resilient kids is an essential job for every parent.  Resilience is the ability to bounce back from stress, challenge, trauma or adversity. Resilient children are more courageous, more adaptable and more curious, and they do not let mistak....

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Top 10 Sports For Boys
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 13 June, 2017

Australia is a sporting nation. Whether it’s playing or watching, we love our sports and many young boys will play sports during their adolescence. Today, in no particular order, we’ll look at the top ten most popular sports played by boys aged....

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School Holiday Activities In Perth
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 2 June, 2017

As the school holidays approach for Perth school kids again, as parents we all start scratching our heads for activities to keep the kids entertained, off the couch and out of our hair. So, to help you come up with some fun, exciting activities....

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Soccer Rules For Parents
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 30 May, 2017

Over recent years soccer has become the most popular sport for kids in Australia, with some reports suggesting there are now 3 ti....

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Parents Guide to Summer Basketball Camps at Scotch College Melbourne
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 29 May, 2017

For the past 30 years, Australian Sports Camps have been running the best in sports camps and coaching clinics across Australia. Our camps are for kids aged 6 – 16, for all levels and abilities, and provide a structured coaching program for ....

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Active Kids Learn Better
In Articles by Naomi Hardy / 26 May, 2017

Some schools are cutting the length of recess and reducing Physical Education classes in favour of more sedentary, rigid classroom learning.  However, at a time when 1 in 4 Australian kids are classified as overweight or obese, the importance of m....

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Why Your Child Should Learn Karate
In Articles by Naomi Hardy / 21 May, 2017

Do you want your children to learn karate?  Originating in the Japanese island of Okinawa, Karate is one of the most widely practised martial art forms in the world.  It’s a dynamic form of exercise and self-defence which combines offensive and de....

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How Kids Can Learn To Play Soccer Like Lionel Messi
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 19 May, 2017

Lionel Messi is now considered one of the greatest soccer players of our generations, with some even calling him the greatest player of all time.  No wonder many kids want to play soccer like Lionel Messi. And when you look at what he has achie....

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Kids Activities in the Winter School Holidays, Melbourne
In Articles by Naomi Hardy / 16 May, 2017

The Winter school holidays are fast approaching and parents are dreading the inevitable complaints of boredom.  As well as, the chore of coming up with new ideas for kids winter school holiday activities. The days are shorter and colder than in....

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How To Play Basketball Like Kobe Bryant & What Kobe Can Teach Kids
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 8 May, 2017

Kobe Bryant is one of the greatest, most successful players in the history of the NBA. In his 20-year career as guard for the LA Lakers Kobe enjoyed many personal and team highlights including:

Things Parents Can Say and Do at the End of a Sports Season
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 1 May, 2017

As your child’s sports season winds down for another year there can be lots of mixed emotions and spare time to manage.  However, this is a great time for parents to show support and encouragement for their kids sport End of season mixed ....

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Keeping Children Active in the Cooler Months
In Articles by Naomi Hardy / 24 April, 2017

Winter is approaching and the days are gradually becoming shorter and colder. While most children love getting outside and burning energy in the Summer months, they may be tempted to hide indoors with movies and video games over Winter.  Therefore....

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The Best Winter Sports For Kids
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 21 April, 2017

Staying active in sports all year around is important for kids. It helps to maintain fitness and health.  As well as, giving them an outlet to socialise, meet new friends and burn off excess energy.  Also, sports offer kids something positive to o....

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What Happens When Kids Don’t Exercise
In Articles by Naomi Hardy / 20 April, 2017

In Australia, 1 in 4 kids are considered overweight or obese.  The likelihood of obesity increases dramatically in adulthood, where almost 2 in 3 Australian adults are now considered overweight or obese.  Given that obesity is Australia’s second h....

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What Playing Sports Can Teach Kids
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 20 April, 2017

Involving your child in sport is a great way to teach them many important lessons and values.  That will benefit them now, through adolescence and as an adult.  The situations, challenges and triumphs encountered on the sporting field relate direc....

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Proper Nutrition For Kids Playing Sport
In Articles by Naomi Hardy / 18 April, 2017

Parents often ask “What are the best food and drinks to give my child to optimise their sports performance?”.   In other words, what is the proper nutrition for kids playing sport?  Conversations between parents show that everyone has quite differ....

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Tips For Getting Girls Into Sport
In Articles by Naomi Hardy / 13 April, 2017

We hope you enjoy our article and top tips for getting girls into sport.  So, why is this important? Well, firstly, you may be surprised to learn that by the time our girls reach teenager-hood, they are twice as likely as boys to drop out of sp....

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Should Children Play Competitive Sports
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 11 April, 2017

There has been a lot of debate about whether playing competitive sports is positive or negative for young children. Is competition good for the development of your child? Why should kids compete against each other? Will playing competitiv....

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Tips for Preventing Sports Injuries in Child Athletes
In Articles by Naomi Hardy / 11 April, 2017

Participation in team sports provide numerous physical, social and psychological benefits.  However, these benefits come with a risk; sports-re....

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Simple AFL Drills That Kids Can Do With Parents
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 31 March, 2017

Sport is more than just a game, it brings families and friends together, no matter what sports team each individual supports.  One very popular sport in Australia is AFL Football. Last weekend, the AFL’s opening round attracted a record figure ....

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5 Ways to Get Kids Cricket Coaching in Melbourne
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 31 March, 2017

Cricket…Australia’s national pastime and great all-round game.  Many of us even like to play cricket on special holidays, such as, Christmas Day or Australia Day.  Plus, it’s a great game to play for the dedicated athletes, as a professional....

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Fun Soccer Training Drills
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 24 March, 2017

When it comes to children’s sport the most important thing for a coach, parent, teacher, or anyone wanting to develop a kid’s skills and passion for the game is to make training fun. If the kids don’t enjoy themselves, they’ll soon lose i....

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5 School Holiday Activities In Sydney
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 20 March, 2017

Keeping the kids entertained over school holidays can be a full time job. So it’s important to plan ahead and have a list of activities that can keep them occupied. It’s important to have a good mix of kids activities to suit any situation, suc....

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Things To Learn In Your First Tennis Lesson
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 10 March, 2017

Would you like to enroll your child in tennis lessons, or has your child caught the tennis bug themselves and keeps wanting to play? Tennis is quite a technical sport and requires patience, commitment and lots of practice to master. It’s also c....

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How To Motivate Your Kids In Sport
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 28 February, 2017

With so many benefits coming from getting your child involved in sports, it’s something that we all should really encourage and make every effort to ensure they find one that they enjoy. But sometimes this can be easier said than done.  So, you....

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Fun Soccer Drills That Kids Can Do With Parents
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 23 February, 2017

Currently, soccer is the number one team sport played by Australian kids (aged 6 – 13), with over 1.19 Million Australian kids regularly playing soccer.   This achievement is due to the growth in the A-League and the on-field success in our men’s ....

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How To Teach Soccer To Beginners
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 22 February, 2017

Soccer is a great game for boys and girls of all ages, physical ability and fitness level to get involved in. Learning the basic skills of the game is quite easy and within a few short training sessions your child can start to really improve and b....

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Affordable Sports For Kids To Play
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 15 February, 2017

These days, many junior sports come with considerable upfront and running costs that seem to get more and more expensive every year. This can make it difficult for families who want to encourage their kids to get involved with many different sport....

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How To Become A Professional Soccer Player
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 15 February, 2017

Have you ever imagined becoming a professional soccer player and playing for the Socceroo’s at a FIFA World Cup? I bet you have and I have too. The path to becoming a professional soccer player isn’t easy, it requires commitment, dedication, sa....

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How To Teach Kids Good Sportsmanship
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 3 February, 2017

Encouraging your child to play sports, especially team sports, is a great way to teach them many important values that will help them in all areas of life and allow them to grow into well balanced, respectful and productive adults. Some of thes....

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Sports Ideas For Kids That Want To Practice Drills At Home
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 22 January, 2017

Feeling a little lost for ideas when it comes to keeping the kids entertained on the holidays, weekends or even in the afternoons? Why not keep them entertained by providing some fun sports activities and training exercises they can do in the b....

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Aussie Sports That Kids Can Play All Year Round
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 18 January, 2017

Keeping your child active and involved in sports all year-round can be quite easy with a little research and the help of this article. Developing a simple calendar of sports that run at different times of the year can help you plan and there ar....

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5 Reasons Why Your Kid Doesn’t Like Sports
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 16 January, 2017

Being involved in sports as a kid can provide some of the best fun a child can have. But for some kids it can seem impossible to get them motivated, active and involved. Often there are hidden reasons why your child may be avoiding sports, and ....

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Top Five School Holiday Activities For Kids In Melbourne
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 13 January, 2017

With the Melbourne school holidays upon us, parents around Australian begin to agonise about how they can keep their kids entertained across the school holiday period. Parents fear the bombardment of “I’m bored” from their kids w....

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How To Teach Cricket To Kids & Beginners
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 12 January, 2017

Cricket is an Australian national pastime. It’s played all over the country, watched and loved by millions, and our national cricket team are looked up to as heroes by kids of all ages. Cricket is also a fun, social game to play, that’s easy....

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Benefits Of Team Sports For Kids
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 28 December, 2016

Most parents understand the wide-ranging health and fitness benefits associated with encouraging their child to take up a team sport. These may include…

  • Making regular exercise a habit from a young age
  • Developing bone and m....
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Simple Basketball Drills For Kids
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 22 December, 2016

Incorporating training drills that cover a wide range of basketball skills into basketball coaching programs and training sessions is crucial to the ongoing devel....

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Best Sporting Gifts for Kids At Christmas
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 20 December, 2016

So, it’s Christmas time again and you need to rush out and get those last minute Christmas gifts. Shopping centres are crazy at this time of year and finding time to seek out and choose the right present for all your friends and family is no small....

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The Benefits of Sport in Managing Your Child’s Asthma
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 9 December, 2016

If your child has asthma it’s only natural as a parent to worry about their physical activity, as it may cause an asthma attack or increase their asthma symptoms. But there are many studies that show playing sport, participating in physical act....

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Choosing the Best Sports for Your Kids Development
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 29 November, 2016

Getting your kids involved in sport from an early age is a great idea that offers a lot of benefits, both now and into the future. But if your child is still too young to decide for themselves what sport they’d like to play, how do you help choose....

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Most Popular Team Sports for Kids in Australia
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 24 November, 2016

Australians love sport. Australians often punch well above our weight in terms of sporting success relative to our population. Team sports are one area that we do particularly well in, and especially in team sports for kids. Especially if it’....

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Why Kids Should Learn Different Positions When Playing Sport
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 21 November, 2016

Something that every parent should do for their child is to encourage your child to get involved with team sports. They get to meet new friends, have fun, get lots of exercise! Furthermore, they learn other important skills like teamwork, disci....

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Best Australian Sports To Play In Summer
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 15 November, 2016

Summer in Australia is a great time of year! And with the school holidays fast approaching it’s time to start thinking about summer activities. It’s the best time of year to get your kids moving, active and out of the house for a while. The bet....

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Top 9 Benefits Of Getting Your Kids Into Sports
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 9 November, 2016

Encouraging your child into team sports from an early age has many benefits. In the past we’ve often focused on the physical and health benefits. However, there’s now a lot of scientific evidence that highlights the mental, emotional and social be....

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How Parents Can Encourage Kids Into Sports
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 3 November, 2016

Playing team sports can be one of the most enjoyable parts of growing up. You may remember yourself running around, smiling, laughing, getting active, feeling excited before every practice session or game day. Not only that, but the benefits....

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10 Psychological and Social Benefits of Sport
In Articles by Kyle Chandler / 2 November, 2016

The physical benefits of sport and activity are well documented in the media and elsewhere. The World Health Organisation states that the Benefits of Phys....

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How To Select The Right Sport For Your Child
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 13 October, 2016

There are great benefits encouraging your child to take up sports at an early age, including: Health and fitness:

  • Better endurance and cardiovascular health
  • Maintaining a healthy weight to reduce the risk of type 2 diabe....
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7 Tips For Getting Your Kids Active These School Holidays
In Articles by Australian Sports Camps / 7 October, 2016

Every year it seems harder and harder to get kids off the couch, or to put down the iPad for a minute and go out for some fresh air and exercise. This is hardly surprising when you consider the average child or teen spends 7 hours a day either wat....

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