It’s that time of the year again: March Madness! One of the most entertaining sporting events of the year, March Madness features 64 teams battling for College Basketball supremacy. The single elimination tournament always has plenty of drama, especially the last second buzzer-beaters. Region-by-region, here’s some of what to watch for:
Among the world’s most inspiring sporting events, the Paralympic Games embody the best characteristics of athletic competition: determination, inclusion, and courage. While the Paralympic Games does not get the same level of attention as the Olympics, the stories and feats are no less incredible. Athletes from all over the world have gathered in PyeongChang to compete in 80 medal events across six sports: alpine skiing, biathlon, cross-country skiing, Para ice hockey, snowboard and wheelchair curling.
There’s no getting around it – children need to be active. Especially from a young age. According to Physical and Health Education Canada (“PHE Canada”), research has shown that being physically active later in life is directly related to an individual’s ability to be confident in an active setting.Continue reading →
If you’re a typical sports fan like all of us at True North Sports Camps, there’s nothing better than a quality sports movie. Whether you need to get pumped up for a big game, or it’s a rainy day and baseball is cancelled, sports movies have a way of inspiring you like only Hollywood can. The dramatic plots, staged gameplay, and intense music combines together to tell amazing tales, often based on an unimaginable true story. From baseball to boxing, and football to hockey, every sport has its own cinematic classics: Field of Dreams, Rocky, Rudy, Mighty Ducks.
Did you know sports participation can build your child’s confidence? According to psychology today, sports have been proven, time and again, to help kids build their self-esteem and their confidence by giving them the skills and attitudes they need to succeed in everyday situations.