M.O.V.E.S. Mastering our viable exercises and sports

M.O.V.E.S. Mastering our viable exercises and sports

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About the Event

The  MOVES Program is a nationally recognized leader in support of youth  sport programs and public education and advocates for the important role  sports participation plays in positive youth development. The program  supports a number of non-profit youth sports organizations and community  leagues throughout Texas and abroad. MOVES convenes local, national and  international thought-leaders and content experts for national  conferences and local meetings to promote a wider understanding of the  role that youth sports plays. Our PartnersMOVES  Program seeks partners who are committed to our collective goals of  radically expanding youth sports opportunities; and improving the  social, academic and health outcomes through structured sports  participation.

Sports Initiatives:

  • Dance
  •  Field Hockey
  • Fitness
  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Disc Golf / Frisbee Golf
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Pickleball
  • Ping Pong – Table Tennis
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Boxing

WHY SPORTS?

high school athletes are 6% more likely to graduate from a four-year  college (73% girls, 59% boys) compared to non-athletes (67% girls, 53%  boys) (Women’s Sports Foundation,)

of American children had inadequate levels of cardiorespiratory fitness,  putting them at increased risk of chronic diseases at younger ages  (American Heart Associationn)

lower obesity rates are found in physically active children (The Aspen Institute Project Play)