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E-Sports and Children's Physical, Cognitive and Social Dimensions of Health

I have been coming to E-Soccer consistently for at least four years. I do it because I know that the program is a unique way to guide children in their development and to the amazing people they are meant to become. I am a recent graduate with…
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How to Use E-Sports Programs for Volunteer Hours for School

E-Soccer had taught me lessons that no SAT class can prep you for. I coached at E-Soccer for all four years in high school, and I continued coaching throughout college. My experiences in E-Soccer not only taught me compassion and empathy, but…
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For New Participants: What to Expect at E-Sports

Welcome to the summer session of E-Sports!   If you’ve ever been to one of our “E” programs across the Bay Area, you know that it is a place where families feel accepted and their kids feel included. Parents of children with…
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How to Build a Child's Confidence at E-Sports

“Welcome to E-Soccer Island! We are going to get ready to fly around the island, so put your arms out and get your wings ready! Turn on your planes and let me hear the engines loud! Ready, set, fly!” Every Saturday I get the opportunity…
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5 Ways to Communicate with a Nonverbal Child at E-Sports

“Just because a person can’t speak doesn’t mean they have nothing to say.” A very important reminder from a parent of a nonverbal child.   Communication is a basic human need but doesn’t happen in the same ways with every…

Lessons Learned From The San Jose Sharks

The crowd, the fans, the player—no one could believe it. On Wednesday night, May 25, SAP Center erupted into complete and utter pandemonium as history was made. For the first time in 25 years, the San Jose Sharks were moving on to the Stanley…
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E-Hoops-- How It All Began

https://youtu.be/Z-vOGlUN1nU Basketball is and always will be my passion. I grew up with a family full of huge Michael Jordan fans. My childhood consisted of sitting in my living room watching Jordan play and leave spectators enthralled…

An Interview with E-Fitness Volunteer Coach Sho

E-Sports programs draw some amazing volunteer coaches from the community. Regularly volunteers come from local high schools and colleges to volunteer their time in coaching the kids. We love providing our high school volunteers the opportunity…

What E-Soccer Coaches Want Parents To Know

Unity is strength… when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.” Mattie J.T. Stepanek I have had the opportunity of being a coach for the E-Soccer program in Alameda county.  I have seen the program not…

Teen Coach Wins Jefferson Award for "Includitude" Club

(Photo - Lauren Marquez is third from the left) “If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded.” – Maya Angelou Success is desired by many. However, the greatest success is not measured by what an individual…