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The Art of Losing – Parents! Stop yelling at your kids and referees after a game!!!

Originally posted on Keeping Kids in motion:
I recently had the honor of coaching my son’s U9 lacrosse team.  As a culminating event, we participated in a 2-day tournament along with several other Metro Atlanta teams.  The weather was beautiful and the competition was…

REGARDING BOREDOM: Yesterday versus Today. We all need a “GO-TO.”

“I’m bored.” “Then go be bored.” my mom would reply. “I’m bored.” “Well hello, Bored. I’m Edward. Nice to meet you,” my dad would say, before turning around to continue whatever he was doing. My wife recalls her mom giving her a list of…

Every Lap Counts: A Simple Supplement to P.E. and Recess

“What it means is that you have the power to change your brain. All you have to do is lace up your running shoes.” ― John J. Ratey, Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain  Every Lap Counts This is the name of…

Instant Activities – 2018 NYS APHERD Conference Presentation

Instant Activities Presenter: Justin Cahill (Keeping Kids in Motion) Location: Mohawk This session will explore a wide range of ways to get students moving as soon as they enter the gym. From fitness routines to game creation, from cooperative activities to jump rope, there…

Flourish with Fitness – September’s Back to School Fitness Challenge

FLOURISH WITH FITNESS I’ll be referring to the year’s take-home fitness challenges as FLOURISH WITH FITNESS challenges. As you see in the above definition, the word flourish refers to growing and developing in a healthy way, especially as the result of a favorable environment….

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