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How to Cope with Fear Before a Big Basketball Game

Posted by Jordan Snider on Apr 8, 2024 11:43:21 AM

Your practices are disciplined. Your skills are solid. You incorporate your coach's directions well.

And last but not least, you live and love basketball.  

Yet, before every game (and sometimes even during the game), you feel that tight knot in your stomach, and you recognize it clearly as fear.  

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Easy Ways to Introduce Your Child to the Game of Tennis

Posted by Jordan Snider on Mar 20, 2024 9:58:00 AM

Tennis is more than just a sport; it's a gateway to a lifetime of health, fun, and learning. 
For parents passionate about tennis, sharing this love with their children can be a gratifying experience. Tennis has many benefits for kids—it provides a fantastic cardiovascular workout, sharpens the mind, instills discipline, and fosters social connections. 

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A Look at Volleyball History - Everything You Need to Know

Posted by Jordan Snider on Jun 29, 2022 4:45:00 PM

Many sports have a rich and interesting history. 

Tennis players used the palms of their hands before rackets were invented. Basketball used a peach basket for a hoop and referees had to climb up a ladder to retrieve the ball. 

Volleyball is another sport with an interesting history. Before growing into a global phenomenon, it had humble beginnings.

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Coach Gabe Zuger Recommends

Posted by Jordan Snider on Dec 20, 2019 5:00:43 AM

We asked Gabe, Multi-sports Camp Director at Purchase Future Stars Camps for some interesting reads and here are a couple of articles for you to peruse.  Enjoy!

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Topics: Dodge ball, Multi-sports, Views, Ultimate frisbee

Spotlight on Gabe Zuger

Posted by Jordan Snider on Dec 18, 2019 5:00:50 AM

"Future Stars Camps has been around for 38 years and keeping it fresh while maintaining the values that have made this summer day camp a family tradition are why parents, who attended as kids, want their children to come here."  --    Jordan Snider

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Multi-Sports Thoughts

Posted by Jordan Snider on Dec 16, 2019 5:00:27 AM

"Former Ohio State Head Football Coach Urban Meyer recently stated that he prefers recruiting athletes who are involved in other sports."  Here are some reasons why:

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Topics: Multi-sports, Views

An Intro to the Types of Dives and Scoring

Posted by Jordan Snider on Dec 13, 2019 5:00:25 AM

Woody Franklin of Liveaboutdotcom shares what he knows about the different types of springboard and platform dives:

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Spotlight on Mike Darland

Posted by Jordan Snider on Dec 11, 2019 5:00:39 AM

"Our primary goal is to help campers enrich their talents, explore new frontiers and develop appropriate social dynamic skills that will serve them well as they move through this complex and challenging world.” - Bill Griffin, co-founder

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Short Glossary of Diving Terms

Posted by Jordan Snider on Dec 9, 2019 5:00:49 AM

If you're thinking about diving, here are some terms that you should think about learning:

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Don't Miss These Circus Acts and Meet Some Circus Artists

Posted by Jordan Snider on Dec 6, 2019 5:00:07 AM

Enjoy these acts:

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Topics: Views, Circus Arts


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