Why Choose Sport Stacking? Photo courtesy of crazycups.us Jeremy West
Hand-eye Coordination Photo courtesy of classroomexplorers.com Photo courtesy of speedstacks.com Reaction Time
A study conducted by Dr. Steven R. Murray, Brian Udermann, John M. Mayer, and Kenneth Sagendorf has shown that Sport Stacking is an effective way to improvement both hand-eye coordination and reaction time. www.speedstacks.com/docs/cupstackingStudy.pdf
Bilateral Coordination Photo courtesy of denverpost.com Photo courtesy of speedstacks.com
A study conducted by Chris K. Rhea, Kathy Ludwig, and Monique Mokha has shown that Sport Stacking may lead to better development of bilateral coordination. www.speedstacks.com/about/benefits/bilateral_coordination.php
Left + Right Brain Activation Photo courtesy of ucmas.ca
Dr. Melanie Hart examined the electrical activity in the left and right hemispheres of the brain during Sport Stacking. "The results of this study support the claim that Sport Stacking does utilize both sides of the brain." – Dr. Melanie Hart www.speedstacks.com/about/benefits/right_left_brain_activation.php
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Sport Stacking allows children that may not be as athletically-able to participate and be good at it. It allows these children to be the opportunity to compete with those who may have athletic prowess resulting in higher self-esteem.
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Sport Stacking is not limited to stacking in one spot. There are numerous games that incorporate cardiovascular and aerobic exercise, such as Stack Down. The possibilities are endless with Sport Stacking!
But Does It Meet the NASPE Standards? Photo courtesy of fotosearch.com
Standard 1 Performing various stacks Standard 2 Performing stacks correctly
Standard 3 Sport Stacking is addicting! Standard 4 Constantly moving!
Standard 5 Teamwork and sportsmanship Standard 6 FUN!!!
Sport Stacking is not your ordinary unit in physical education class. It is different and kids love to try new things. Sport Stacking is the perfect opportunity to bring about a new PE and make it enjoyable for everyone. Sport Stacking WILL lead that change!
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