A Children's Trampoline Safety Video:
Helps to Reduce Injuries and Builds Self Esteem
by Marla Dennis, Capri Public Relations
Mom, there really are positive attributes to trampoline
exercise. Although parents are hounded by negative
reports about the overwhelming unsafe practices
of trampolines, there really is good news about
this form of exercise. "The non-somersaulting
benefits of trampoline is one of the best kept
secrets in the world. Rebounding will exercise
and strengthen every muscle, organ, and cell in
your body. Trampoline is not only fun but will
enhance overall coordination, strength, flexibility,
timing and balance," writes Michael
Brook, owner of High Performance Productions in
Arvada, Colorado and 25-year national veteran
of high performance, and a Colorado State Trampoline
Champion, a Member of the Great American High
Diving Team and a premier professional freestyle
snow skier in the aerial acrobatic event.
Brook has an extensive acrobatic background, he
believes the real benefits of trampoline have
been overlooked. Brook's newly released safety
instruction video and written guide for parents
and children, High Performance Techniques
for Trampoline Safety, details the physical,
emotional, and mental attributes of rebound exercise.
The first backyard trampoline safety video on
the market, starring Brook, is designed to help
the child obtain the maximum health benefit while
keeping safety first. By following the guidelines
in the video, parents can help their children
cultivate a positive attitude toward safety, think
before they act, and accept responsibility for
their choices. (Brook strongly recommends
parents purchase a JumpCourt safety enclosure
for their backyard trampolines.)
to trampoline manufacturers, trampoline home sales
are rising steadily. With that, safe rebound practices
are on the minds of parents. The most catastrophic
injuries on the trampoline are the result of attempting
somersaults or inverted skills or jumping two
at the same time. Over a half million trampolines
a year sold to families in United States result
in over 50,000 sports injuries due to little or
no proper instruction. Until now. Children can
now enjoy the physical and emotional benefits
of today's most popular backyard sport: Trampolining.
video offers more than just basic skills, techniques
and safety awareness. Brook combines his 25 years
of positive motivation expertise with his athletic,
fitness and well-being expertise. Children will
not only learn the fun and safety of trampolining
but how to translate the skills of choice and
responsibility to their lives. The video introduces
basic imagery techniques used by top athletes
that will help your children to enhance their
performance on and off the trampoline. The instruction
provides children with a variety of non-somersaulting
skills that will enhance safety, timing, coordination,
balance, and kinesthetic awareness.
children need physical play as part of successful
development, there are risks involved. With High
Performance Techniques for Trampoline Safety,
parents and children can now be guided how to
use their recreational trampoline appropriately.
The free booklet which accompanies the video, Parents Guide to Trampoline Safety, will help parents understand why physical activity
is so important in a childs mental development.
Proper rebound exercise will help develop balance,
coordination and sensory acuity.
experience in health and fitness include training
as a certified Lymphologist and the discipline
of Psychological Kinesiology. His interest in
the mind/body connection and the belief that most
illness (physical, mental and emotional) and accidents
are preventable led him to design innovative programs
for High Performance Living. These inspirational
programs have been presented to over a million
students and business professionals across the
western United States.
Brook is available for High Performance Living
presentations to businesses and associations nationwide.
This article was taken directly from the WomenOf.com website.