24 08, 2018

Should Teens and PreTeens Strength Train? Without a Doubt.

By |2018-08-28T20:15:13+00:00August 24th, 2018|#BEKIND, Advice|Comments Off on Should Teens and PreTeens Strength Train? Without a Doubt.

For years, there was doubt on whether or not teens and preteens would suffer more harm than good with resistance training.  Recently, doctors and practitioners agree that it is a great thing for youth to incorporate resistance training as part of their weekly regimen. Both the Mayo Clinic and The American Academy of Pediatrics believe so too (governing bodies in children’s health).   There are many benefits to [...]

26 03, 2018

What Makes a Good Coach?

By |2018-03-27T10:00:57+00:00March 26th, 2018|#BEKIND, Advice|Comments Off on What Makes a Good Coach?

#1) The very best coaches GET THEIR ATHLETES TO BELIEVE in themselves - good coaches inspire their players to do more than they think they can. In fact, all good teachers do this. They get their students to entertain possibilities that stretch the limits of their beliefs. Part of this involves building the athlete up rather than knocking him down. Good coaches always build self-esteem rather than undermine [...]

9 10, 2017

Top 10 Reasons to Volunteer

By |2017-10-09T17:03:31+00:00October 9th, 2017|#BEKIND, Advice|Comments Off on Top 10 Reasons to Volunteer

Thinking of becoming a volunteer? See a list of reasons that will help you make up your mind. #10: It's good for you. Volunteering provides physical and mental rewards. It: Reduces stress: Experts report that when you focus on someone other than yourself, it interrupts usual tension-producing patterns. Makes you healthier: Moods and emotions, like optimism, joy, and control over one's fate, strengthen the immune system. #9: It saves [...]

20 06, 2017

SoCal Athletics Supporting Ten Thousand Villages

By |2017-06-20T08:05:14+00:00June 20th, 2017|#BEKIND, Announcements|Comments Off on SoCal Athletics Supporting Ten Thousand Villages

SoCal Athletics (the store), is proud to announce that it is now selling and supporting items from Ten Thousand Villages! Ten Thousand Villages Mission Statement:  "We create opportunities for artisans in developing countries to earn income by bringing their products and stories to our markets through long-term, fair trading relationships." What does the name Ten Thousand Villages mean? "Our name — Ten Thousand Villages — was inspired [...]