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Help Your Players Hone their Basketball Skills with a Dr. Dish Shooting Machine

Published on: 5/16/2020 07:38

One thing that the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us is that when it is time to pivot, we can. Think about how many Canadians started working from home. We have learned to use curbside service for eating out and ordering online has become the primary way of making purchases, groceries included. Families have the opportunity to bond with dinner around the table and a game of hoops in the driveway. Dedicated athletes have changed their regular training in the gym for home options. The same holds for your budding Olympic contender.

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Looking for Activities for Your Kids this Summer? Build a Backyard Sports Camp

Published on: 4/27/2020 11:16

Summer is the season of fun in the sun. Many children get to spend weeks away at various summer camps. From basketball to tennis to art, fostering a love for physical activity and culture remains a rite of passage for youth. However, this year may be a little different as Canadians around the country live through the restrictions of social distancing during the COVID-19 crisis. Parents now face the difficult decision of what to do with their kids since camp may not be in the cards.

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Decrease Noise in Your Mixed Used Building with Noise-Reducing Indoor Flooring

Published on: 3/19/2020 15:12

Planning a remodel or a new building takes much forethought. One area to consider is the use of each room, and if it will have multiple applications. For example, will the upstairs wrestling room also house the gymnastics team? When the dance team needs to practice, will their stomping be disruptive to the basketball team planning their game strategy in the space below? Consider the noise that travels throughout the building that houses your aerobics and Pilates studio. How do you keep other tenants from complaining about the sound? These scenarios apply to the home gym as well. It’s crucial to find ways to reduce sound transfer to keep the peace. Read More

The Purpose of Gym Padding

Published on: 12/15/2019 11:37

With all the fun and enjoyment, safety in sports simply cannot be stressed enough. Each practice and every game leaves athletes at risk of injury. Basketball players may slam into walls while trying to smack a ball back inbounds. Wall collisions are even possible for volleyball players. By keeping your gymnasium walls covered with pads, you reduce the number of injuries sustained. Read More

Time for a Gym Makeover?

Published on: 11/30/2019 10:28

Boys and Girls clubs, community centres, small recreation centres, churches, mosques and other places of worship all want to encourage youth and the community to use their facility and be active. To come together, play together and be involved. However, often the poor condition of the facility may be what is keeping people away. While this may be partly due to funding, it may also be due to a lack of knowledge of what the options are.

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Save Space with a Wall Mounted Basketball Goal

Published on: 11/15/2019 09:43

When space is at a premium, it pays to have a trick or two up your sleeve. Gymnasiums that double as dance floors, wrestling rooms, and basketball courts benefit from wall-mounted basketball goals. These pieces of equipment suit a wide variety of indoor and outdoor courts.

Expect a rugged goal that allows for years of use, including the occasional slam dunk. The enthusiasts at Total Sport Solutions can assist you in finding the perfect target for your facility’s needs. Looking for something for the practice gym? We have the solution for you.

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Which Sport is Best for Your Child?

Published on: 10/30/2019 06:00

When you watch college or professional sports, it is easy to assume each player specialized in their chosen sport from an early age. Who can run 40 yards downfield and catch a pass effortlessly? Consider Olympic athletes. Every two years, the world gets to watch the best gymnasts, bobsled team, or 400-metre track star stand on the podium to receive their medal. It takes a little bit of talent and a whole lot of grit to perform at the levels of these athletes. You may think you should push your child to choose only one sport to excel at. That may be a mistake.

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Make the Most of Your Backyard Rink with the Right Accessories

Published on: 10/15/2019 06:00

It is getting closer to that time of year where Canadians across the country lace up their skates and head outside to the ice. Nothing beats stepping on the frozen water and listening to the sound of your blades scuffing the frozen surface. That is, unless you can do it in your backyard.

Install your backyard rink with help from the professionals at Total Sport Solutions. We strive to ensure that everything is built safely and quickly. We also have many accessories ready for you, including brackets, boards, resurfacers, liners, and rink packages. Ready to get on the ice in as little as two hours? We can make it happen.

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Summer’s Over – Time to Put Up the Backyard Rink!

Published on: 9/30/2019 16:19

Before tennis and basketball started winning Canadian’s hearts, there was ice hockey. That national pastime in which two teams battle it out on ice to shoot a rubber puck into a net. What is more satisfying than lacing up skates and hitting the ice? Why, it's having a rink right in your backyard during the hockey season for all of your family and friends to enjoy, of course!

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Total Sport Solutions Celebrates Canadian Tennis Star Bianca Andreescu’s Victory

Published on: 9/10/2019 00:00

What does it take to beat Serena Williams for the Grand Slam title? Dedication, hard work, and a Canadian powerhouse named Bianca Andreescu. Born to Romanian parents, Bianca has made tennis history as the first Canadian and the first player born in the 2000s to win a Grand Slam singles title. For the first time in her career, she entered the top 10 rankings among worthy players. It’s impressive to imagine the hours of practice and training she has completed since she began playing the sport at the age of seven. She is set to be an inspiration for young athletes across Canada and the world.

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