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Welcome to Joey’s Journal! Here you’ll find all the latest updates about our soccer programs, our community of kids playing soccer and stories about how we’re helping childhood development by using fun kids’ activities.

November 26, 2014

The Importance of Sports For Toddlers

Sports for Toddlers: The attention span of a toddler is short to say the least, which can make learning a new sport challenging. When getting toddlers involved in kid’s sports it’s important to remember three things: basics, patience, […]
November 14, 2014

Looking For Kids Activities? How About Soccer For Girls?

Soccer For Girls: A lot has changed over the years when it comes to young girls’ involvement in physical activity and sports. Every year more and more girls are trading in their dolls for trainers and boots. It’s […]
November 7, 2014

Daycare Activities – Kids Sport Programs

We live in a time of increased pressure and economic responsibilities that drive many parents back to work soon after starting a family. A range of suitable daycare activities offered by their local daycare centre will allow them […]
October 31, 2014

Kids Birthday Parties – A Fun & Active Way to Celebrate

When it comes to kids birthday parties parents are starting to think outside the box, leaning towards birthday parties that promote a healthy active lifestyle. Sports themed birthday parties are a great way to get your child and their […]
October 15, 2014

Kids Activities: Why Choose Soccer for Kids

There’s no denying that soccer is the most popular sport in the world.  According to FIFA, there are 265 million players around the globe.  Out of all the kids activities available, why should your child participate in this […]
October 8, 2014

Kids Health: When to Start Your Child in Organised Sport

Organised sport is a great way to get your child healthy and active, but sometimes it’s hard to know when is the right time to begin. Coach Steve from Soccajoeys Wollongong  says it’s something they’re asked a lot, […]
September 25, 2014

Physical Activity: How Much and Why

Everyone knows that children should be encouraged to participate in physical activity, but sometimes, as a parent, it’s hard to know how much and why. Australian guidelines recommend that preschoolers be active for at least three hours every […]
September 25, 2014

Eating Right, Learning Young: Healthy Eating For Kids

At Soccajoeys we’re focused on developing healthy living skills from an early age. Of course the physical activity involved with each hour-long Soccajoeys class helps to build the foundation to lifelong healthy habits. But nutrition is also a […]
September 23, 2014

Kicking Goals With the Soccajoeys Foundation

The inspiring work of the Soccajoeys Foundation has been captured in a series of videos. The first of these follows Esuah, who has been diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum. Esuah has developed his soccer skills as well as […]
May 8, 2015

Why Is Sport Important For Growing Kids?

Not all growing kids have a strong desire to participate in sport and physical activities, especially in this modern age of computers and video games! We all know that being active is a key component of healthy lifestyle, so […]
April 28, 2015

Joey’s Tips: Soccer Tips For A New Term

With the kick-off of a new Term, Joey’s put together some soccer tips to help you and your Soccajoeys superstar get the most out of their Preschool or Junior soccer classes. Joey loves seeing all our players having […]
April 15, 2015

How Do You Know When Your Child Is Ready For Organised Sport?

  Every parent wants their child to be healthy and active, and organised sport is a great way to achieve this. So how do you know when your child is ready to start playing? The right age to […]
April 4, 2015

Kids Fitness: The Earlier The Better

  As a parent, we all know that our children love to be active. Encouraging your kids fitness from an early age can lead to establishing positive habits that will remain with them during the course of their […]



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