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Quiz the Coach - I Need A Skatepark

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Quiz the Coach - I Need A Skatepark - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Dec 27, 2006
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Kidzworlds Quiz the Coach has sports advice, help and tips on camps, skateboarding and skateboard tricks, basketball rules, fouls, cheerleading tryouts and practice, making the team plus tons of other stuff! - Page 11

So ya dig sports but need some help with your game? Don't understand some of the rules of football, basketball or hockey? Got a gripe about P.E. class, skateboarders, cheerleading, teammates or coaches, or anything? Why not ? The Kidzworld Coach can help ya work out team problems or give ya tips and advice to improve your game - all ya gotta do is ask!

1Hey Coach,
I live in a small town where skateboarding isn't real popular, so we don't have any skateparks. The area is mostly fields, so you can't even street skate. I was wondering how to go about getting a skatepark built out here. Psychodic Intentions

Hey Psychodic Intentions,
There are tons of kids from small towns in North America who are in the same skateparkless predicament that you're in. There aren't enough skateparks for the millions of kids out there who skateboard. The people who run schools, governments and parks have spent more time and money coming up with ways to stop kids from skateboarding in their cities, instead of putting time, cash and energy into building skateparks.

There's a bunch of things you can do to get a skatepark built in your community, but be prepared to spend a little time, energy and maybe even some of your own cash.

  • Start by contacting (by phone or email) other skaters in your town, city officials, skateboard companies, charitable organizations and parents. These people and groups will be important for providing materials, fundraising help and other support for a skatepark.
  • Get a petition started in your town and encourage skaters, businesses, parents and other people to sign it.
  • Talk to the media. Local newspapers, radio and TV stations always like a good story. Bombard them with facts and figures and harass them until your efforts to build a skatepark are on the front page. some info about your plan to build a skatepark and we may even write a story about it as well.

    For more info on getting a skatepark built in your community, check out the links below:

  • Tony Hawk Foundation - The Tony Hawk Foundation was set up by Tony to provide grants for building skateparks in low-income parts of the United States.
  • www.skatepark.org - this is a great place to head for info on writing letters to city officials, contacting other people who have built skateparks and finding plans for building your own skatepark.
  • www.skateparkdesign.com - info on building, planning and coming up with the cash to build a skatepark.

    Do you have a question on sports like hockey, football or skateboarding? Do you need some advice on fitness, P.E. class or health? to the Kidzworld Coach. Keep in mind peeps, the Kidzworld Coach isn't a doctor or a professional athlete or anything like that. He's just a dude who digs sports, plays 'em and knows a lot about 'em. You should always talk to your 'rents, a doctor or your school gym teacher before starting a new sport or a new exercise.

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