Being a sports parent for your young athlete is an exciting journey that can make a big difference in their childhood. With these tips, you'll be ready to provide the best support and encouragement as your child explores the world of youth sports. Spread the love Cheers and unwavering support from the sidelines can work wonders for your athlete's confidence. Whether they score the winning goal or face a tough challenge, knowing you're there for them means the world to a child. So, don't hold back – let your enthusiasm shine! Power-Up Pep Talks A little encouragement goes a long way. Before the game, share some uplifting words that pump up confidence and belief in your youngster. Remind them of their strengths and that you're proud of their efforts, win or lose. These pre-game pep talks are like magical boosts of positivity! Snack Superheroes Fuel your athlete's active lifestyle with key nutritious snacks. Think
Travelling through sporting experiences can be a great learning opportunity for children, as they gain important life skills no matter if it's England, Spain, the UAE or anywhere in the world! Combining the thrill of exploring new places with the joys of sportsmanship, this unique blend presents many benefits that leave a lasting impact on young minds. Here are the top five reasons why sport travelling journeys grow children: 1. Cultural Understanding and Diversity Sports travelling opportunities allow children to go beyond geographical borders, introducing them to diverse cultures, traditions and languages. Participating in sports competitions with international children promotes cross-cultural understanding, breaking down barriers and building connections. As youngsters explore various sporting practices worldwide, they develop an appreciation for different view points, expanding their horizons and improve their cultural awareness. Pupils from across the globe enjoyed their time at the exciting World School Games Dubai. Learn more about this multi-sport tournament by clicking here.
Young swimmers went above expectations in last week’s World School Swim Championships in London, with many leaving with performances they can be immensely proud of. Schools from around the globe took part in the two-day swimming competition on the international stage at the state-of-the art London Aquatics Centre. 35 schools from 11 countries (including three continents) made the trip to the home of the 2012 London Olympics at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Before the fun began in the pool, a special guest joined the students last Friday to provide a motivational story of her successful swimming career. Former Team GB breaststroke competitor and two-time Olympian Molly Renshaw spoke with the young swimmers about her experiences as a young athlete on the world stage. At the age of just 14 Molly made her debut at the World Championships - with many students of a similar age in the room her knowledge and tips were
It’s almost here! The World School Swim Championships 2023 are set to take place this weekend at the London Aquatic Centre! Schools from around the globe will make the adventurous trek to historical England to make a splash in a variety of swimming events. There will be no shortage of countries represented at the games, as over 30 schools from more than 10 different countries will be taking part in this weekend's events. The highly anticipated opening ceremony kicks off the swim festivities this Friday with a special guest. It's then time on Saturday and Sunday for pupils to dip in the same pool Olympians from the London Olympics 2012 swam in. We are proud to partner with Gulf Youth Sport (GYS) for this year's games. The media organisation will be following Middle East schools throughout the entertaining weekend of sport by taking pictures throughout the event. You can view all the latest pictures
Young stars went above expectations in last week’s U13 & U15 World School Games 2023 in Dubai, with many leaving as proud winners. Schools from around the globe were ready to compete in sport on the international stage. Furthermore, eight schools from around the world, including teams from the following nations: England, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Russia, and Kazakhstan, played hard against one another in the global event. Each school competed in the entertaining three-day event that consisted of swimming, football, and athletics matchups in the U13 & U15 age categories. Additionally, every team looked to gain points from each sport to contribute to the overall U13 & U15 World School Games table points, respectively. Well done to all participating athletes and schools in last week’s action! Check out the aftermovie and roll of honour lists below: U13 Roll of Honour: SchoolOverall PointsDIA260JESS Dubai250Safa Community School200GEMS WSO170ACS Cobham160AIS Riyadh105South View95German International70Brookes Moscow40 U15 Roll of Honour: SchoolPointsJESS Dubai240DIA200Safa Community School170AIS
It’s been a remarkable start for international schools showcasing their talents on the global stage in the U13 & U15 World School Games 2023. Students from across the globe are gathering together in sunny Dubai for the electrifying World School Games 2023. Day one of the games began with a surprise visit from a former World Cup footballer. Chelsea legend Mikel John Obi came to provide motivational words of wisdom to youngsters. He then stated, "Days like this are amazing; the things you see here [at The World School Games] are amazing. I see kids out here having fun, trying different sports, trying to figure out who they are, and what sports they want to do. This day was something special for me." Nigerian legend Jon Boi Mikal proudly hoists the official World School Games 2023 trophy. Further day one festivities continued for students as they tested their athletic capabilities on the track and
It’s almost here, the U13 & U15 edition of The World School Games 2023 is set to take place later this week in delightful Dubai. Schools from around the globe will make the adventurous trek to the gorgeous Gulf to display their athletic capabilities in athletics, football, and swimming. There will be no shortage of countries represented at the games, as teams will represent the nations of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Nigeria, England, Kazakhstan, and Russia. The highly anticipated opening ceremony kicks off the games’ festivities this Wednesday for U13 and U15 action, as students will then run, jump, and throw past the competition in athletics events on Thursday. We are proud to partner with Gulf Youth Sport (GYS) for this year's games. The media organisation will be following the entertaining week of sport by taking pictures throughout the event. You can view all the latest pictures of the event by visiting the GYS page
International athletes exceeded expectations in last week’s U11 World School Games 2023 in Dubai, with many leaving as global champions. Schools from around the globe were ready for the international challenge to display their talents on the big stage. Furthermore, 15 schools around the world, including teams from the UAE, Russia and Greece, competed against one another in sports. Each school competed in a three-day event which comprised competing in swimming, football, and athletics in development or performance categories. The development table being for athletes newer to the respect sport, as the performance competition for more experienced athletes in the particular game. Further, each team look to take points from each sporting event to contribute to overall World School Games table points. After many success stories happening over the weekend, it's hard to choose the best moments. However, here are a few moments that stood out in the recent three-day event. On day two spectators were able to
It's been a remarkable start for international schools showcasing their talents on the global stage in the U11 World School Games. Students across the globe are having quite the eventual time in Dubai for entertaining The World School Games 2023. Day one of the games consisted of an incredible opportunity for pupils, as it allowed youngsters to test their athletic capabilities through track and field events. Throwing past his competition at the Dubai Sports Complex, Federico of Dubai International Academy went the distance by have a strong performance at the javelin field event. We caught up with him to asked how he feels about playing in the worldwide experience. "I think it's going well, honestly having all these schools here is amazing, from all around the word, it's just an amazing event…training, getting jerseys with your names, all the preparation we've been through this week, through this month, through two months, has been spectacular.
Recently schools across the globe were filled with joy as they experience many exciting opportunities at the WSG Dubai opening festivities. Now as the final minutes ticked down to the start of The World School Games 2023 this week in Dubai, a pre-event media event was in store for participating schools. Over half-dozen international schools spanning three countries would be attending in the highly talked about media session. To tip off the experience, pupils, parents, and coaches gathered to watch highlights from last year's successful World School Games. Now as the excitement grew, it was time for youngsters to take a speech in a press conference-style interview. Leading to big questions to be answered in the interview. Furthermore, questions asked included their feelings about going against fellow international schools, and who has inspired them to play on the global stage. Flashes began as teams gathered for a selfie around the golden