Category: Sports

The 5 Basic Skills Needed to Play Softball

Playing softball competitively or recreationally requires a set of basic skills which include catching, throwing, fielding, hitting and base running. A dedicated softball player must take time to practice the right techniques in the following skills in order to confidently and safely play the game. Even seasoned softball players must continue practicing and drilling themselves

Consider Outdoor Games For Your Child

If you were to think about buying a present for your child then what would it be? Maybe a DVD or the latest computer game? Or maybe something smaller like a chocolate bar or some sweets? With childhood obesity on the rise, matters such as these are now more likely to have greater consideration than

Cross Blocking In Youth Football

The key to the cross block is making sure the two linemen working the cross block work well together. In most schemes, the outside offensive lineman attacks the inside players blocking target first, then the inside offensive linemen comes behind the outside offensive lineman to block the outside offensive lineman’s initial blocking target. It is

Laws of Football – Summary of the Basic Rules

The following is a very simple summary of the key laws of the game of football, hopefully written in an easy-to-understand way. The Pitch The playing area ('pitch') must be rectangular and be between 90m (100yds) and 120m (130yds) long and between 45m (50yds) and 90m (100yds) wide. The end lines are called goal lines

NFL Predictions – 2007 Baltimore Ravens Preview

The 2007 Baltimore Ravens will showcase a suffocating defense (again) and a new-look offense. This is an aging team. Nine of the 22 starters are 30 or older, including stars Ray Lewis, Steve McNair, Derrick Mason, Samari Rolle and Trevor Pryce. It may be now or never for the Ravens. OFFENSE Steve McNair played well

NFL – Sports Handicapping Advice

When the Dallas Cowboys and Indianapolis Colts kicked off the NFL 2007 season with the preseason opener, handicappers around the country were getting their minds ready to attack yet another year of football games in the never-ending quest of making money and winning office pools. As a professional handicapper, it is my job to tackle

The 5 Components of a Successful Entrepreneur

The Dictionary.com definition of ‘entrepreneur’ reads “a person who organizes and manages any enterprise, especially a business, usually with considerable initiative and risk.” When starting your own venture, whether it be a traditional brick-and-mortar storefront, franchise, or home-based network marketing opportunity, risk is always involved. There is no certainty to what the future holds. That’s

4 Positive Benefits of Individual Sports

Usually, when sports parents, coaches and league administrators talk about “youth sports” they are referring to team sports like baseball, football, soccer, basketball, lacrosse and so forth. Obviously one of the biggest benefits of being involved in a team sport is that a youth athlete learns how to be part of a team. Some sports

Check Out Nike Reax Shoes

The ever popular Nike brand has yet another hit to their name – Nike Reax – these are sturdy shoes available in attractive shades for men and women. The Reax technology consists of a unique mechanical heel cushioning system that provides very good cushioning effect to your foot during intensive workouts and beyond. This particular