Sports & Activities
Can you hear us? Why communications matter so much to us.
Have you ever heard the famous quote by author George Bernard Shaw, that: “The greatest problem in communication is the illusion that it has been accomplished”? Technology has created a tsunami of words that bombard us daily, but how much information gets through the ‘white noise’ to get a response? It is the sort of [...]
Essential strategies for effective coaching of children’s sports activities
These days, there’s a great deal of focus on the methods that sports coaches use to engage with children and young people. This is largely about safety and appropriateness of course, but there is more to it than that. It all starts with protecting one of the most important aspects of childhood hobbies, past-times and [...]
The growing popularity (and importance) of competitive football for girls
Both parents and children are driving an upsurge in grassroots football activities for girls, a trend that began long before England’s Lionesses triumphed in the Women’s Euro 2022 tournament. In fact, the history of women’s football stretches back a long way, and in some countries, club fanbases are bigger than for some men’s teams in [...]
How to pick the right sport for your child?
We all have memories of sports as children - but those might be happy recollections of days spent outside playing, or traumatising nightmares. All too often, the horrors of PE class can lead a kid feeling miserable and picked-on, and ultimately giving up on sport altogether. As parents, the last thing we want is for [...]
Children playing sports can lead to a positive attitude in later life
Children all over the world are finding confidence and self-esteem in the sports they love. Whether it's football, cricket or gymnastics, there is a sport for every child out there. Sports are a fantastic starting point for a child to give them the skills they need for the rest of their lives - but these [...]
Could a sports franchise be right for you?
If you're looking for a change of career, and want to get involved with something that could really make a difference to individuals and the community, a sports franchise could be right up your street. Here's everything you need to know. What is a franchise in sport? If you're not familiar with franchising, the first [...]
NEW! Wimbledon Club launches
Parents, we have good news! The UK’s leading provider of football and sports activities for children and teens (up to 14 years old) is coming to Wimbledon. Including everything from term-time classes in football, rugby and tennis to sports summer camps, The Little Foxes Club is delighted to announce its new programme in Wimbledon. Our [...]
How to organise the best children’s sports parties
Making children’s parties memorable – and enjoyable for the parents too – often involves bringing in the experts! That includes finding activity-based birthday party planners near you. As football is very popular these days - with girls and boys – it’s no surprise that demand for football-themed birthday parties is high. There are also other [...]
New Football Academy launched for Chiswick area children
There’s exciting news for parents searching for Chiswick youth football opportunities, or football coaching ‘near me’ in this part of West London. Foxes FC has launched a varied and exciting programme under its new Chiswick Football Academy, including everything from advanced Masterclasses to the ideal chance for kids to ‘kick off’ an early interest in [...]
How to balance extracurricular activities with schoolwork
Alongside the abundant health benefits of getting your children active - and providing them with lots of social stimulation - there is another important reason why parents should sign them up for extracurricular activities. Being involved in school plays, and science, language and environmental clubs clearly brings academic advantages. As well as creating a sense [...]