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Why Do You Wear A Mouthguard?

Posted by Sierra Soleimani on Aug 26, 2016 10:05:04 AM

While you might think mouth guards are only for athletes who play high contact sports like football, rugby or MMA, athletes who participate in non-contact sports can still benefit from wearing a mouth guard. So, why do you need to wear a mouthguard? Simply put, to protect your teeth. 

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Topics: Mouthguard Technology, mouthguard

Memorable Moments Of 2016 Rio Olympics

Posted by Sierra Soleimani on Aug 22, 2016 3:42:17 PM

It's been kind of nice having the Olympics to distract us from the crazy election madness at home. But now that it's time to snap back to reality, we wanted to reminisce on the most memorable moments - the wins, the losses, the world records and the green pool. Here are some of the unforgettable moments from this summer's games. 

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Topics: Olympics

Is Olympics Coverage Undermining Women's Achievements?

Posted by Sierra Soleimani on Aug 19, 2016 11:55:21 AM

 

 

Female athletes have been participating in the Olympics for 116 years and for the second Olympics games in a row, the USA is sending more women than men. Yet, in 2016, the media still doesn't report on their achievements to the degree they deserve. The amount of sexist fails we've seen from media coverage in Rio hasn't exactly been subtle. 

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Topics: Olympics

Smarty Pants Coaching: 5 Ways to Improve Your On-Track Communication

Posted by Smarty Pants on Aug 17, 2016 2:57:27 PM

One of the first penalties I received in flat track roller derby was an illegal procedure for removing my mouthguard during a jam. I remember this distinctly because I needed to communicate to my teammate, but the mouthguard I was wearing was too bulky for me to communicate easily, so I took it out and called the play. She heard the message but an officiator called the penalty and I was sent off the track annoyed. I never did that again.  

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Topics: Roller Derby

Akervall Technologies, Inc. Ranks No. 1130 on the 2016 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 342%

Posted by Rita Shelley on Aug 17, 2016 2:33:11 PM

SALINE, MI, August 17, 2016 – Inc. magazine today ranked Akervall Technologies, Inc. NO. 1130 on its 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small businesses.

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Topics: business, Start up, CEO

How To Develop Successful Athletes

Posted by Sierra Soleimani on Aug 15, 2016 2:54:12 PM

High dropout rates is one trend that is consistent in all youth sports. According to the National Alliance for Youth Sports, 70% of children will drop out of sports by the age of 13. As coaches and parents, we can help our athletes develop a solid sports foundation that will keep them involved with the sport throughout their life. Here's what you can do to develop a successful athlete. 

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Topics: coaches

A Century Later, Rugby Makes An Olympic Comeback

Posted by Sierra Soleimani on Aug 9, 2016 1:54:20 PM

 

 

 Over a hundred years ago, Rugby Union made it's debut at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris. After only being a part of 4 of the first 7 Olympics, the International Olympics Committee (IOC) removed Rugby Union altogether. This summer, rugby hits a milestone as it makes its return to the 2016 Olympics, this time in Seven's. 

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Topics: Rugby

What Makes Your Mouthguard NOCSAE Compliant?

Posted by Sierra Soleimani on Aug 5, 2016 1:00:18 PM

We've been asked this question a lot and we feel that an explanation is in order. The simple answer is: if your mouthguard claims to be NOCSAE (National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment) compliant - throw it away. Here's why...

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Topics: Sports Safety

Precap: Who To Watch For At The Rio 2016 Olympics

Posted by Sierra Soleimani on Aug 4, 2016 4:19:50 PM

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Over 10,000 athletes. 206 countries. 42 sports. 4,924 medals. The opening ceremony this Friday will mark the beginning of the 2016 Rio Olympics. We're excited to see some of our former favorites such as Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps and Gabby Douglas, but we're equally enthused to watch the newcomers, like Simone Biles, take the floor (literally). In case you've been out of the loop, here are some of the players and teams you won't want to miss this summer.

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Topics: Olympics

Does SISU Mouthguard work with braces?

Posted by Sierra Soleimani on Jul 25, 2016 9:52:27 AM

FAQ: Can SISU Guard be fitted with braces? This is our most commonly asked question. And the answer is YES! But, you need to use a wax or foil barrier between the brackets and the guard. Here is how to fit your SISU with braces... 

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Topics: Mouthguard Technology

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