When it comes to sports, dads are expected to know everything there is to know. Every kid looks up to their dad to show them how to throw a baseball, pass a football, or dribble a basketball. But what if you don’t have the answers? Cool Sports Dad will make sure you have the skills and knowledge to show your kids how to do everything from skipping a stone to choosing the right baseball bat.
Fascinate your kids by juggling three balls in the air, dazzle them with a lesson on how to throw a football with a perfect spiral, and amaze them with tips on how to snag a foul ball at a major league baseball game. All of these tips come from famous pro athletes, like 2008 NFL Rookie of the Year Matt Ryan, Red Sox superstar Jacoby Ellsbury, and NBA star Grant Hill. In their mini essays, the world’s most knowledgeable professional sports stars divulge insider tips that will make you the coolest dad on the block.
Included along with the detailed instructions are quick tips for fast and easy reference. Have fun and impress your kids and their friends with 75 amazing sporting tricks and watch proudly as they have fun with games, activities, and pastimes that you taught them.
<div><b>David Fischer</b> has written for the <i>New York Times</i> and <i>Sports Illustrated for Kids</i>, and has worked at <i>Sports Illustrated</i>, <i>National Sports Daily</i>, and NBC Sports. He is also the author of <i>Yankee Stadium Scrapbook: A Lifetime of Memories</i> <Aaron Judge</i>, Derek Jeter #2</i>, editor of <i>Facing Mariano Rivera</i>, and co-author of <i>Sports of the Times</i> and <i>Greatest Sports Rivalries</i>. He lives in River Vale, New Jersey.</div>