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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…

E-Karate: Coach’s Perspective

I joined E-Karate in the winter of 2011 because of a TV show. I had recently been sucked into the mainstream, action-packed sci-fi/fantasy-ish anime, Dragon Ball Z Kai, and my simple-minded 12-year-old self suddenly felt compelled to do martial…
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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…

Why E-Soccer Means So Much To Me

E-Soccer has been a part of my life since I was very young. I have been a volunteer almost every Saturday morning for close to 10 years. Growing up, I saw participating in E-Soccer as an opportunity for me to play soccer and hang out with friends.…