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General Sports

Exploratorium Sport Science -- www.exploratorium.edu/sport -- Online activities, hands-on experiments, and cool sites that explore the science of baseball, cycling, hockey, skateboarding, and surfing.

With KidsClick! Sports & Recreation --  http://www.kidsclick.org/topspor.html -- Explore links to sports from archery to wrestling, plus computer and board games. 

Maya and Miguel World of Sports -- www.pbskids.org/mayaandmiguel/english/games/sports/index.html -- Interactive archery, boomerang, horseshoes, ping-pong, and soccer.

Sports Illustrated For Kids -- www.sikids.com -- Online magazine for boys and girls who love sports. Read articles about your favorite sports, play online games, and send E-cards.

Sports Tips and Instruction -- http://eteamz.active.com/company/instruction/index.cfm -- Jam-packed with tips and drills covering everything from baseball and bowling to cheerleading and water polo.

Baseball

Arizona Diamondbacks -- www.azdiamondbacks.com -- D-Place for D-Back fans to go Gonzo.

Baseball Tips and Instruction -- http://eteamz.active.com/baseball/instruction -- Packed with tips and drills from coaches across the country, plus baseball message boards.

Major League Baseball -- www.mlb.com -- Catch the latest big league news, crunch hardball stats, and visit an online baseball arcade.

Math Baseball -- www.funbrain.com/funbrain/math -- Swing for the fences and solve math problems.

National Baseball Hall of Fame -- www.baseballhalloffame.org -- Tour the Hall of Fame, browse online exhibits, and play games and activities.

Basketball

Basketball for Girls -- http://www.womensbasketballonline.com/youth/ -- Links to selected tournaments and camps, as well as youth basketball teams and organizations.

Jr. Mercury and Jr. Suns -- http://www.nba.com/suns/jrsuns/index.html -- A non-profit statewide youth basketball league affiliated with the Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury that offers boys and girls ages 4 - 18 of all skill levels an opportunity to play in up to three seasons each year.

NBA Kids Zone -- http://cbs.sportsline.com/u/kidszone/basketball/ -- Especially for kids who love the NBA. Games, chats and player info.

NCAA for Kids -- http://kids.ncaasports.com/ -- A site for older kids with games and information about college basketball.

Youth Basketball Tournament Locator - http://www.infosports.com/bbtourn.htm -- A database of Youth Basketball Tournaments.

 

Colleges and Universities

Arizona State University -- www.thesundevils.com -- The place to be for fans of Sparky and the Sun Devils.

Glendale Community College --  http://www.gccaz.edu/athletics -- Cheer on the Gauchos.

Northern Arizona University -- http://nau.newtier.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=pnNews&file=index -- Your source for Lumberjacks athletics.

University of Arizona -- http://www.arizonaathletics.com -- Run with the 'Cats.

Football

Arizona Cardinals -- www.azcardinals.com/kids -- Play interactive games, ask your favorite player a question, and improve your football skills with tips from Cardinals players.

Football Tips and Instruction -- http://eteamz.active.com/football/instruction -- No matter what position you play, these tips will help your game.

NFL for Kids -- www.playfootball.com -- Are you ready for some football? Blitz into the QB Zone, play Touchdown Trivia, and score with tips from the pros.

Power Football -- www.funbrain.com/football -- Tackle math by playing football!

Hockey

Backcheck -- www.collectionscanada.ca/hockey/kids -- Skate through hockey history, meet hockey legends, and relive great hockey stories.

Hockey Tips and Instruction -- http://eteamz.active.com/icehockey/instruction/tips -- Tips and drills to hone your hockey skills, from skating and puck control to goaltending and codes of conduct.

Phoenix Coyotes -- www.phoenixcoyotes.com -- Follow the 'yotes as they skate into Wayne's World.

NHL for Kids -- www2.nhl.com/kids/index.html?clk=001 - Cool games like Between the Pipes and Penalty Box, plus a hockey IQ test and links to NHL Kids' Clubs.

Olympics

Ancient Olympics -- www.perseus.tufts.edu/Olympics -- Compare ancient and modern Olympic sports, tour the site of the first Olympics, and read about Olympic athletes who were famous in ancient times.

Special Olympics -- www.specialolympics.com -- "Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt."

U.S. Olympic Team Base Camp -- www.olympic-usa.org/kids -- Visit the U.S. Olympic team's Base Camp and meet Joe Bob Bear, play games with Sissy Skunk, or watch cartoons with Rusty Raccoon.

Safety

Bike Safety Tips -- http://www.kidsdomain.com/sports/bike/safetytips.html -- Stay safe while pedaling.

Five Ways to Avoid Sports Injuries -- www.kidshealth.org/kid/watch/out/sport_safety.html -- Playing sports is a lot of fun. Getting hurt is not. Learn how to prevent injuries so you can stay in the game.

Injury Protection For Kids -- http://www.chp.edu/besafe/kids/kidssptrecintro.php?base=sr -- Whether you're practicing your team sports or taking a spin on your skateboard or snowboard, you can practice safety, too.

Splashing Sports Safety Tips -- http://www.kidsdomain.com/sports/water/safety.html -- Whether playing in the pool, revving up for a day of skiing, or running the rapids, stay safe.

Skateboarding

Kids on Wheels -- http://www.kidsonwheels.com/ -- A site with games, jokes and safety information about skateboarding, rollerblading and bikereading.

Shaun's Skateboarding Site -- http://www.sk8book.i8.com/ -- A site with basic and advanced tips and tricks.

Planet Slateboard -- http://library.thinkquest.org/J002561F/ -- Includes the science, history, and weather for skateboarding, as well as a dictionary of basic tricks and a quiz based on information in the site.

Board World -- http://library.thinkquest.org/J002968/ -- This website has sections on the history of skateboards, skateboard equipment, skateboarding stars and tech decks. It will also include information on different ramps

Skateboard Science -- http://www.exploratorium.edu/skateboarding/ -- Learn the scientific principles behind skateboarding. Check out the webcast, browse trick science, find a glossary or take a look at equipment.

Swimming

Cool Pool Games -- http://familyfun.go.com/arts-and-crafts/season/feature/famf87poolgames/famf87poolgames2.html -- Fins-on fun, including the Centipede Crawl, Freeze, Ping-Pong Scramble, and Scavenger Hunt.

Pool Kids USA -- www.poolkidsusa.com -- Dive into the coolest pool site for kids. Interactive games, puzzles, and Activity Book.

Splashing Sports -- www.kidsdomain.com/sports/water/ -- Catch a wave! Water safety tips, online games, coloring pages, and clip art.

Soccer

Soccer Guide Online -- http://library.thinkquest.org/27353/english/index.html -- Soccer drills, formations, and skills, plus links to other soccer sites. Available in English, French, German, and Spanish.

Soccer Kicks -- www.kidsdomain.com/sports/soccer/index.html -- Go for the goal! Online games, puzzles, clip art, soccer trivia, and soccer sites on the Web.

Soccer Shootout -- www.funbrain.com/funbrain/fractop/index.html -- Score and save by answering math problems.

Soccer Tips and Instruction -- http://eteamz.active.com/soccer/instruction/ -- Sharpen your skills with expert tips, or score a goal on the soccer message board.

U.S. National Soccer Players -- http://www.ussoccerplayers.com -- Fun Zone with games and puzzles, plus soccer strategy and tips from National Team members.

Track and Field

USA Track and Field -- http://www.usatf.org/groups/Youth/ -- Track and field is the #1 high school and junior high school participatory sport in the U.S. Find information about youth programs, meet Hall of Fame athletes, or take the Trivia Challenge.

Distance Demons -- http://www.distancedemons.homestead.com/ -- For young runners willing to go the "extra mile." Jog through training and nutrition tips, or sprint to the Fun Stuff.

Kids Running -- http://www.kidsrunning.com/ -- Running + Learning = Fun!

Track & Field Tips and Instruction -- http://eteamz.active.com/track/instruction -- From high jump and hurdles to shot put and discus, these tips will help your reach your goals.

Volleyball

USA Volleyball Arizona Region -- www.azregionvolleyball.org -- The latest information on the local volleyball scene.

Volleyball Tips and Instruction -- http://eteamz.active.com/volleyball/instruction -- Drills, tips, games and more for coaches, players, and parents.

Volleyball World Wide -- www.volleyball.org -- Information on all levels of volleyball, from beginner to professional and high school to college.

Other Sports

Glendale Parks and Recreation Youth Sports -- http://www.glendaleaz.com/Recreation/Programs-Activities/Youth-Sports.cfm -- Sports and programs for kids from Glendale Parks and Recreation.

Cheerleading -- http://eteamz.active.com/cheerleading/instruction/tips/ -- Cheerleading exercises, jumps, stunting tips and drills.

Fastpitch Softball Tips and Instruction -- http://eteamz.active.com/fastpitch/instruction -- Softball tips and drills from coaches and players, plus fastpitch message boards and hundreds of softball cheers.

Junior Links -- www.juniorlinks.com -- The ultimate junior golf Web site. Playing tips, rules and etiquette, golf trivia, and online greeting cards.

Junior Tennis -- www.juniortennis.com -- Hold serve in the games room, or rally with playing tips, information about camps, and articles about sports science.

Propelled by Pedals: A Fun Guide to Bikes -- http://library.thinkquest.org/J002670 -- A nuts-and-spokes look at bikes, from choosing a bike and bicycle safety to how a bike works.

Soap Box Derby -- http://aasbd.com -- Experience the excitement of "The Gravity Grand Prix."

Tennis Tips and Instruction -- http://eteamz.active.com/tennis/instruction -- Tips and drills to improve your game from baseline to baseline.

Play Your Way - http://disney.go.com/playyourway/ -- A website full of PAG's (Physically Active Games) created by kids for kids!

 

 

 
 


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