Athleticism

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Young Athletes Are Bigger, Stronger and Faster Than Ever Before. But Are They Actually Better?

Believe your kid is a great athlete? See if they can do these three things: Catch and throw a ball with both hands Do a somersault Run b...

New Study Finds Children Who Spend More Time Barefoot Jump Farther, Balance Better

The footwear habits of children can have a significant impact on their athleticism. Those were the findings of a recent study by Stellenbosch Unive...

Why Locking Kids Into Just One Position Goes Against The Goal of Youth Sports

"My son's a shortstop." "My daughter's a striker." "My kid's a point guard." All too often, sports parents approach the coach with these type...

DeAndre Ayton Didn't Play Basketball Until He Was 12 Years Old, Now He's a No. 1 Overall Pick

In basketball terms, DeAndre Ayton is a unicorn. The 7-foot-1 center, whom the Phoenix Suns recently selected with the No.1  overall pick in the 2...

What Do We Mean When We Say 'Athletic?'

What is athletic? Seriously, have you ever asked yourself exactly what it is that makes someone "athletic," or what the definition of "athletic" ac...