Keeping Your Athlete on the Path to Success
Competitive sport is an ever-growing field that is continuing to trend towards new heights. Student athletes today have access to more training methods and techniques than ever before and this has elevated the level of competition to new standards that have never been seen before. With all that in mind, what can you do to keep your son or daughter at the highest level, and help them gain every advantage they can to stay on top of the competition?
5 Tips for Managing your Student-Athlete
Parent-teacher conferences, doctor appointments, science projects and oh yeah - sleep. How are you and your child possibly supposed to squeeze in time for soccer practice, basketball games and family dinner?It’s all about balance, Corey Lord, founder and owner of CAL Sports Academy says. Corey shares his tips for managing and maximizing your student-athlete.
Setting Goals is Crucial for Player Success
The upcoming flip of the calendar is the unofficial signal for many to dust off their running shoes, to stop drinking soda, or get more sleep.While a new year may seem like the perfect time for a new beginning, student-athletes should be setting goals all the time. The key is, however, to make the goals or resolutions small and achievable."I think it’s important to write goals down and place them where you can see them daily. Set measurable goals, achievable goals and track the progress. Kids have to be motivated or nothing will happen,” Coach Corey said.
Why YOU Matter to CAL
In the spirit of the holidays, it feels like the right time to further explain why we love what we do at CAL Sports. First and foremost, the youth that we work with and have the opportunity to meet, are forever a part of our CAL family. This is not something we take lightly; it means that these young athletes will forever have a source or an outlet they can reach out to when it is needed. In 10 years, thousands of kids and parents have come through CAL Sports, and they will always be a part of what makes this organization what it is to this day.
Why we do what we do
We recently received a copy of a homework assignment from one of our CAL athletes. We were so moved by the poem, we wanted to share it.
Young Athletes: Healthy sleep habits to get through daylight savings
Turning the clock forward or back for Daylight Saving Time is always hard. Losing an hour in the spring can leave you groggy for weeks while the extra hour in the fall can feel like a windfall – but can disrupt your sleep nonetheless. Follow these tips to get through time change sleep disruption so that when morning comes you’re ready to face the day.
Cal Sports Mobile comes to your Daycare FacilityDid you know that we have Cal Sports Academy programs ready to come to your existing Daycare facility? We're already working with little ones at the Goddard School in Skippack and Friendship House in Hatfield.We base our curriculum on standards set forth by the PA Department of Education. At Cal Sports Academy we focus on the child’s individual development by offering age appropriate programs that focus on Balance and Body Coordination, Hand Eye Coordination, Yoga and Gymnastics basics, and an introduction to the fundamental movements of running, tee-ball, soccer and basketball.We can facilitate these classes indoors or outdoors, and provide all the necessary equipment for the programs. We believe that it’s never too early for a child to find their “Strength Through Sports.”
Is Your Athlete’s Coach a Good Fit?
Parents, Is your coach a good one?While youth sports coaches come in all shapes and sizes, with different types of personalities. There are some things a parent should look for as signs of a high-quality youth sports coach.
Back to School Time for Your Athlete
Parents, it’s that time of year again. Back to school is upon us and soon your athletes will have to balance a life of school work, socializing and sports activities. Here are some schools in session survival tips to keep yourself and your athlete in check during the school year.
Private Sports Training
Private sports training sessions can enhance a player’s skill set and take them to an elite level. Most professional athletes have had some type of one on one training to refine their skills to get to that next level of play. However, many children of all ages would benefit from one on one instruction as well whether it be for enhancing their skills for an upcoming tryout, or to better their skills in general. Just like tutors for academics, experienced trainers will examine what your child needs to work on most and tailor a program accordingly.