HOW TO CLAIM THE GOVT ACTIVE KIDS REBATE

The NSW Government has a mission: to reduce the incidence of childhood obesity by five per cent by 2025. That’s why it’s giving every school child a $100 voucher each year over the next four years to put towards the cost of registration and participation in sport and fitness activities. So what does that mean, Read more…

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WORKING WITH CHILDREN CHECK: DO YOU NEED ONE?

Back in June 2013 the NSW Commission for Children and Young People introduced a mandatory check for anyone who works around children, thus it was named the Working With Children Check (WWCC). So what does it involve for those working in the sporting industry? In a nutshell, the Working With Children Check is designed to help Read more…

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27 ACTIVITIES TO GET YOUR KIDS MOVING MORE

If you’re like most parents, tearing your children away from screen time to spend a few hours playing or getting involved in physical activities and team sports can feel like an ongoing battle. And never more so than when it’s wet or cold outside. But persist we must, so here are some great ideas to help Read more…

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10 FAMILY ACTIVITIES TO SATISFY SPORTS-CRAZY KIDS

We all want to encourage our kids to adopt a fit and healthy lifestyle, and what better way than to lead by example? The following activities promote fitness, knowledge, agility … and probably even a little parents vs kids competition. What will your family do next? 1. Beach/Park Cricket Winter, summer … it doesn’t matter, heading to Read more…

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PARENTS ON THE SIDELINE TAKING KIDS’ SPORT TO THE DARK SIDE

Let’s face it, parents who yell or mouth off at their children, other children, the ref, the coach, or even at no-one in particular, do not make any game fun for anyone. Nor do parents who think little Kevin is going to be the best athlete the world has ever seen and are prepared to steamroll everyone on their way Read more…

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HOW TO DEVELOP YOUR KIDS’ MOTOR SKILLS WITH SPORT + EXERCISE

There’s nothing more amazing than watching your precious little ones grow into their bodies. As parents, we marvel at what they do and what they learn every day. Through natural development and the right encouragement much of the physical progress we observe, from babyhood to beyond, comes naturally. However, other skills do need some assistance Read more…

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