Category Archives: Characters

One Powerful Sport

Hey gang! Today I want to introduce you to one of my favorite adapted sports. Power soccer!   Power soccer was created for athletes that use power wheelchairs. These athletes have a guard placed on the front of their wheelchairs … Continue reading

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Tennis Terms

Hi y’all! Today we are going to learn a few tennis terms. These three terms are used during a tennis match when a point is about to start.   Serve – A serve is when one tennis player hits the … Continue reading

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A Positive Sign

Here is a link to an encouraging article from the NY TIMES on the fight against childhood obesity.   http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/07/opinion/hope-for-childhood-obesity.html?_r=0   Have a healthy, happy and Sportsational day!   Hoops

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What Makes Up A Soccer Ball?

Professor Striker has returned! Today we are going to learn what a soccer ball is made from. There are four main parts to a soccer ball. They are the bladder, linings, cover and stitches. Let’s review each piece.   Bladder … Continue reading

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The Long And Short Of It

What’s up lil’ dudes? Today we are going to learn the difference between bigger skateboards (longboards) and smaller ones (shortboards).   Let’s get rolling!   Longboards – Longboards are both longer and wider than shortboards. They come in a variety … Continue reading

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An Ode to Baseball

It is played on a diamond, made of dirt and grass Where players swing bats and the pitchers toss gas   There are diving catches, and hits for extra bases The excitement brings smiles to all the fans faces   … Continue reading

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Jump Into Track & Field

How many of you out there like to run and jump? Well if you do then you’ll love these two track and field events.   Pole Vault – In this track and field event an athlete gets a big running … Continue reading

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The Fields Of Football

Hey lil’ buddies! My favorite place to be is on a football field. It’s where I get to have fun and get plenty of exercise playin’ my favorite sport.   Football fields are either made up of natural grass or … Continue reading

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Ice Hockey Around The World

We all know ice hockey is a popular sport here in the United States. But there are also a lot of other countries around the World where the game is loved.   Canada, Russia and Sweden are other countries that … Continue reading

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How To Swing It

Hi there! We already learned that in golf there are a lot of different clubs. Now we are going to learn the different ways to swing them.   Let’s go over the four basic swings that golfers need to use … Continue reading

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