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In a Nutshell

Our classes introduce kids to new sports, and improve existing skills. Our experienced staff expresses the importance of teamwork and effort

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Jan 31, 2016. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. All goods or services must be used by the same person. Registration required before expiration date on voucher. Valid only for Winter Program. Valid only at listed redemption locations. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • $59 for your choice of eight-week winter camp (up to $135 value)

This deal is valid for your choice of eight-week camp with a January start date, such as the Lunch and Play camp or Sports and More camp for kids ages 3–6. This deal is also valid for eight-week January camps at three Illinois locations: Walker Athletics & Sports Performance Complex in Lisle, Max McCook Athletic & Exposition Center in McCook, and Edward Hospital Athletic & Event Center in Romeoville. See the website for more details.

Three Things to Know About Muscle Memory

Lots of skills are like riding a bicycle if you practice enough—your body just seems to remember. Read on to learn exactly how that happens.

1. It’s not really your muscles that remember. Once you’ve fully mastered dribbling a basketball or any other physical skill, it may feel like your hands are spookily working on their own. Really, you’re observing subconscious communication between two different parts of your brain. Muscle memory happens when the cerebrum, the brain’s thought center, communicates with the cerebellum, the brain’s skill center, to accomplish a task. The more you perform a task, the more efficiently those parts of your brain communicate, creating the more-permanent pathways that make up long-term memory. That’s how actions can eventually become second nature.

2.Good practice makes perfect. Muscle memory helps a skill become easier through lots of repetition, but if your repetition is full of mistakes, those will get memorized too. So when it comes to learning a new skill, a good rule is to start slowly and to divide a task into sections, mastering each one before moving on.

3. Innate talents counts—but practice wins. Some people are more naturally talented at certain skills that require muscle memory, but they still require practice to be able to perform consistently. Prodigies may be able to think their way through learning something new more quickly, but you don’t want to have to think your way through the situation every time. Developing your muscle memory helps you trust the physical patterns you’ve internalized to do the heavy lifting, freeing up conscious thought to make a scary face at the opposing team.

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    Max McCook Athletic & Exposition Center

    4750 Vernon Ave

    McCook, IL 60525

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    Edward Hospital Athletic & Event Center

    55 Phelps Ave

    Romeoville, IL 60446

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