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Benefits of Kids Playing Soccer

Guess what? Work can be fun!

  Dr. Bruce Duncan Perry, M.D, Ph. D states that “We learn best when we are having fun. Play, more than any other activity, fuels healthy development of children --- and the continued healthy development of adults.” Developing Kids Thru Soccer Fun is at the heart of...

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Toddler Soccer

Mighty Kicks Toddler Soccer If you are a parent, you may already know about many of the benefits of soccer for toddlers, but if not, it is time to learn about how toddler sports have been shown to increase physical coordination, mental acuity and social skills....

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Habits of Happy Kids

The 7 Habits of Happy Kidswww.theleaderinme.org Habit 1 — Be Proactive You're in Charge I am a responsible person. I take initiative. I choose my actions, attitudes, and moods. I do not blame others for my wrong actions. I do the right thing without being asked,...

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Designed to Move

The world has stopped moving.source: designedtomove.org Just a few generations ago, physical activity was an integral part of daily life. In the name of progress, we've now chipped away at it so thoroughly that physical inactivity actually seems normal. In less than...

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Character FIRST

Wall Street Journal: September 7, 2012, 6:12 p.m. ET Opting Out of the 'Rug Rat Race' For success in the long run, brain power helps, but what our kids really need to learn is grit By PAUL TOUGH We are living through a particularly anxious moment in the history of...

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Fighting Childhood Obesity

courtesy of: http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/obesity/ Childhood Obesity on the Rise Childhood obesity has more than tripled in the past 30 years. The prevalence of obesity among children aged 6 to 11 years increased from 6.5% in 1980 to 19.6% in 2008. The prevalence...

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How Children Succeed

How to Talk to Your Soccer Players About Bullying

  One of the biggest potential problems in youth sports is bullying. It can ruin the morale of the team, and result in players having a negative experience. In some situations, bullied players may even decide to quit the sport.The best way to stop bullying is through...

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Got Grit?

Talent and intelligence are important but can only take you so far. Psychologists are asking the question: “with talent and intelligence/ IQ being equal: why do some individuals accomplish more than others?” The answer they are finding: GRIT! Research shows that GRIT...

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Social Emotional Learning

The term “Social Emotional Learning” (SEL) seems to be all the rage these days when discussing early childhood education. This is for good reason! Social and Emotional skills helps us understand the crucial Life Skills and character that have a huge influence on the...

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Buffaloes, Marshmallows and Discipline

Be a Buffalo! I live in CO which is one of the only states that has the privilege of being the home to wild buffaloes and cows. These unique animals are similar in many ways, but behave quite differently when reacting to a storm. With the huge Rocky Mountains to the...

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Excellence or Perfection?

On the surface, Excellence and Perfection seem to be the same word with some slight verbal gymnastics going on. The point of this Blog post is to emphasize the VERY important differences between these two words. In short, it comes down to MINDSET. Often, when we think...

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PURPOSE for Kiddos

PURPOSE for KIDDOS As parents, we understand that having a strong PURPOSE inspires us to perform better. When we are doing a task for a higher good, we are moved to do it more effectively. This higher purpose behind our actions motivates us and improves whatever it is...

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Teaching Kids to Play Soccer

Guess what? Work can be fun!

  Dr. Bruce Duncan Perry, M.D, Ph. D states that “We learn best when we are having fun. Play, more than any other activity, fuels healthy development of children --- and the continued healthy development of adults.” Developing Kids Thru Soccer Fun is at the heart of...

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Soccer Games at Home : Moving Goal

This game is called Moving Goal In this game the child tries to score a goal while the parent moves the goal all across the soccer field.The parent is encouraging the child to dribble and shoot into the moving goal.

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Soccer Games at Home : Octopus

This game is called Octopus This game takes place after the Pirate’s Gold game. In this game the pirate just lost his gold to a giant octopus. In order to get his treasure back, he has to fire his soccer ball and hit the octopus with it. If the pirate his the octopus,...

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Soccer Games at Home : Pirate’s Gold

This game is called Pirate’s Gold In this game the child is the pirate. He has just lost his gold all over the island. In order for the pirate to collect his gold, the pirate must dribble his soccer ball to the gold, stop the ball, and pick it up in order to collect...

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Soccer Games at Home : Seagull and Vulture

This game is called Seagull and Vulture The seagull is the child, attempts to deliver their egg back to their nest. While the vulture, who is the parent, tries to protect the nest, and not let the egg back home. It is very important that the parent is extremely...

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Soccer Games at Home : The Lumberjack and Giant

This game is called The Lumberjack and Giant. The story of the Lumberjack and the Giant is about a lumberjack that plants trees all over the soccer field after the giant is sleeping. When the giant, who is the child, wakes up and sees the trees on his soccer field,...

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Mighty Kicks | Best Soccer for Kids Franchise

It Starts with the Heart

  During this Holiday Season I often think about hope, family and gratitude. Being thankful has benefited my attitude significantly. I am reminded to be thankful from the wisdom of the Bible (“Rejoice always … in everything give thanks.” – 1 Thes 5:16) and every...

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Kids Sports Business

Mighty Kicks Kids Sports Franchise Do You Love Sports, Kids and Business? Make Your Passion a Career! If you love soccer, then introducing children to the world’s most popular game would be a dream come true for you! Through our innovative and proven methods,...

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Affordable Franchise

Mighty Kicks Affordable Franchise Mighty Kicks Soccer offers affordable franchise opportunities for those who are interested in turning a passion into a career. When you purchase a Mighty Kicks franchise, you enter the business world with something that many new...

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Teaching the Game

The purpose of this page is to give information and guidance in order to effectively introduce children to soccer. We hope to reach youth coaches (and volunteer coaches/parents) with these resources. The goal of Mighty Kicks is to be the premier introductory soccer...

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