Enlighten Kids in Boarding Sports
Posted: Jan 09 2017
Winter is the time of year for the coldest temperatures and the most amount of time that your children have off during the school year due to holidays and bad weather. In severe winter and rainy seasons most children are likely to scuttle inside their homes, and this is likely to be quite a challenge. A challenge in the sense that with small, energetic and curious kids restricted to a house all days are more likely to mess the house, and engage in anything they think makes them have fun. Video games and television can be excellent learning tools, nevertheless they really shouldn't make up 100% of a child's playtime.
Especially at such a young age, it's very important for a person to get an hour or more of exercise a day. Everyone knows that exercise is ideal for our body, but it's also an excellent way to sharpen your mind and to build character. When kids play indoor and team sports, they learn about the importance of putting work into meeting targeted goals. They learn about the importance of working in a team, and you learn how to think on your feet, developing plans and tactics on the fly to achievement an ultimate goal.
By providing your kids with some sports toys to play with at home, you can allow them to have fun getting their daily exercise. Some of these fantastic sport toys can even be engaged in indoors to keep them healthy, busy and occupied. This is why winter is a great time for kids to learn board sports. The only major hindrance for such sport would be lack of enough space in the house, but even for that, they can engage with the sport without using much space.
Skateboarding is more than just an activity or a sport, because it boasts of numerous benefits to kids. It’s an alternative exercise for kids who find exercise boring. It teaches your kid the value of discipline, patience, concentration, balance, and sportsmanship. It also helps in balancing some conditions in children like attention disorders, instead of simply taking medication. The initial investment is minimal and your kids can have a great time learning new things and mastering the basics. They can also learn from each other and hopefully make some new friends at the skate park in town as well.
When you get the necessary items for your kids to learn skateboarding at home, you will find that they want to be outdoors more. In fact you may have to remind them to be inside before dark at night when they start to focus their time on such events. If your child has a winter birthday then that can be the perfect gift for them. Make sure they have all the safety equipment they need too in order to reduce the risk of injuries while they are learning.
If you have a child that needs to lose some weight over the winter then the sport can help them to do so. As they shed some of those pounds they will become better skaters to. By the end of winter your child can be healthier than they were at end of fall.
By the end of winter your kids are going to be flaunting with their skateboards. You will be dazzled by how much they have learned to do with it over the course of a couple of months. They will have had a fun filled winter and have a perfect subject for those return to school essays about how they spent their vacation.
You may discover by then that the entire neighborhood is taking part in skateboarding. The kids will have a wonderful time learning from each other and quite possibly building ramps that they all share for the fun-based activities. They can also take pride in teaching the new kids the basics so that they can join in for all of the fun.
When you break it down, there is less injuries in skateboarding than most other sports in the United States of America. Most falls will cause nothing, but sometimes only a small scrapes from the cement, which heals rather quickly. It is advisable to have them wear a helmet while learning, but unless very young, elbow and knee pads are rather unnecessary and may discourage your child from wanting to go skate.
In winter, outdoor sports are limited to kids. But sure they have full of energy to spend. So we have the perfect solution for them. Our made in USA high quality Yo Baby Kick Flipper Practice Board is the only entry level sports toy that teaches kids all the basics of boarding sports in the safety of the home!
Amazing companion to it is an instructional Boarding Basics DVD that foster learning within couples of days for beginners.