Sports & Activities
Is there a sport to suit everyone?
Despite our rich sporting heritage here in the UK, many people still claim they "don't like sport." But hey, we're here to change that perspective and show you that there's a sport for everyone! Here are some of the reasons why people might think that sport isn’t for them. "I'm not good enough to take [...]
How do sports affect child development?
Did you know that even the most academic or technologically passionate child could gain important benefits from putting their books and gadgets aside, to get involved in sport? That’s because sports activities in schools or their local community are not just about physical health and fitness. They provide child development advantages, and your child’s classroom [...]
5 fun ways to get children active – without resistance!
Finding ways to keep children active is vitally important though, especially in the technological age when they’re constantly tempted by gadgets and screens. According to NHS guidelines on childhood fitness, “children and young people need to do two types of physical activity each week: aerobic exercise and exercises to strengthen their muscles and bones.” To [...]
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 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 [...]