How Important are Fundamental Movement Skills
Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS) are the basic movements traditionally associated with human physical activity. The most common FMS include skills such as walking, running, jumping, throwing, catching, skipping, and hopping. Fundamental sports skills are the basic sports skills which are the foundations that are essential to becoming an elite athlete in all sports. They include […]
Top 3 Reasons Why Kids Love a Sport
According to a study by Professor Amanda Visek of the Department of Exercise Science at George Washington University in 2014, “The No. 1 reason kids play sports is because it’s fun.” however by the age of 13, 70% of kids who venture into sports eventually lose interest. Most of us will think of fun as […]
Is your child at risk? The Consequences of Vitamin D Deficiency
According to the Journal of Nutrition by the University of Oxford in 2015, 70% of children in general populations are Vitamin D deficient. Vitamin D is a nutrient in which production depends mainly on sunlight exposure, Vitamin D levels in children are greatly affected by changes in lifestyle. Children today spend less time outdoors than […]
Is Your Child Moving Enough? Are you Assisting your Child Into a Life of Obesity?
Obesity is becoming a global issue. According to the World Health Organization, overweight children in South East Asia have risen by 150% in the last decade. An estimated 6.6 million young children under 5 years old are currently obese. (WHO, 2019)While not all overweight children go on to become overweight adults, obesity in adulthood is […]
Steps to Follow to Help your Child Hit their Targets
Throwing is a core skill that is seen in many sports such as baseball, basketball, cricket, and countless others, hence, teaching kids how to throw is a crucial step in sports. Today’s blog will be focused on Overarm Throwing. It is a skill that can be used across a wide range of sports and games […]
Cute or Uncoordinated? Does your Child’s Clumsiness Mean Something?
Every kid has their own way of being quirky, awkward or uncoordinated.While this might seem cute to most parents, there are some signs that you should never disregard. Here are 3 signs to know if your clumsy child may actually need help. 1. Difficulty in Developing Gross Motor Skills Starting from infancy, there are a […]
Is your Child not Hydrated Enough? Smart Ideas to Drink More Water Daily
Tips to get your Child to Drink More Water! It can be difficult to get your children to drink water, however, drinking water is important, even more so if they are active.Our bodies lose water through sweating, digestion, and even breathing.Here are a few ways you can follow to get your kids to drink water […]
Kids Driving You Crazy? Activities to do during the Summer
Here’s 8 Ideas you can do in Singapore during the Summer to Entertain your Kids 1. BE BOARD! Monopoly has most probably caused more arguments than it’s solved, however, it is a great early introduction to teaching the children the value of property & rent. Who knows – it could even be an excellent gateway […]
My Child is Overweight!
3 SIMPLE WAYS TO GET YOUR CHILD (AND YOURSELF) MOVING AND ON TRACK TO LIVING A HEALTHIER LIFESTYLE! Did you know that children are less active than ever before? Children are not getting the required levels of daily activity and as a result obesity levels are skyrocketing worldwide. Here are 3 great tips to set […]
Parent Involvement in Kids Sports – How Much Is Too Much?
Parents naturally get invested in their child’s sports classes, teams, and competitions. How can they not, when they are spending lots of money on training fees, new equipment as well as the time invested to take their children to the sessions and competitions. However at what point does this involvement become too much? There are […]