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Here we continue to share necessary equipment you need to prepare if you want to start playing football.

By preparation accessories carefully, you can enjoy this game safely and well.

From the former article, we already discuss some equipment like: helmet, football uniform, high, hip and knee pads. Now, we checklist other types.

4, Mouth guard

This equipment is necessary for footballer in the NFL.

When player hits to the jaw or lips can lead to breaking mouth and teeth. These accidents are terrible which limit your health and energy to continue the game.

So, if you use mouth guard, you can protect you’re a mouth properly.

5, Shoulder pads

In the former article, we refer to knee pads to protect knee carefully.

Besides it, we need a couple of shoulder pads. 

In this game, strong shoulders are important to contribute strength, power for running in a long time as football. So, it’s better to use shoulder pads to keep it safely. It is useful to withstandany pressure or force of tackles in process of game.

Almost players feel better when using shoulder pads. 

Although you are not a professional player, you should use this equipment because accident has no expection for anyone. While running and interacting with other players, you can be easy to be broken with injuries strongly.

6, Gloves

Normally people think that only goftkeeper needs to use gloves to protect his hand before strong touches of ball. However, gloves are necessary for all footballer

Depending on other positions, you should use proper gloves because both receivers and transferrer ball face injuries about hand easily.

So, using gloves help you to limit serious scratching or bruising in throwing or preventing ball. 

The fact, normal player feels uncomfortable when using gloves. But you can be adapted properly when using it usually.

Checklist equipment in football (Part 1)

Football is an interesting team sport loved by male and female as well all walk of life. From the kids, teenager to student, the young, all people love playing football as a good sport in everyday.

In this article, we checklist necessary equipment you should prepare to start this game comfortably and safely.

The fact, depending on footballer’s position, you should reference to collect good equipment. However, this game requires basic accessory as below:

1, Helmet

Helmet plays the most import role in all items, because it directly impacts to your head which is easy to be injury in movement.

In some professional football tournaments like NFL, they require all players in the pitch wear a helmet. The fact, this equipment is necessary to protect head before impact of flying ball or competing with other players.

2, Uniform

Football makes impressive with many spectators because the uniform of players. It is considered as one outstanding feature in football.

Someone says that football has the most elaborate uniform compared with any sport. This is the first factor to realize teammates and opponents among players as well referee, coaches and spectators. Sometimes viewers can forget name of player but they still remember color of footballers’ uniform. It becomes symbol when referring to this club. so, many clubs try to design uniform specially so that they can cause interest and impression for anyone.

Furthermore, one high-quality uniform looks like a protective gear to avoid simple injuries for players.

One set of uniform includes in shirt, short, socks and shoes.

The fact, many players become representatives for the advertising when they wear football uniform. They look strong and powerful.

3, Thigh, hip and knee pads

Many footballers are under injuries about arms and legs because they have not used thing, hip or knee pads.

The fact, arms and legs are easy to touch each other in running or throwing ball, so using pads is helpful to reduce accidents.

Swimming equipment you should prepare (Part 3)

Swimming is one of the most favorite water sports of all the ages. Whether you are female or male, you are a kid or mature, you will like swimming, especially in the summer.

The fact, swimming is encouraged to play at some developed countries because they understand roles and benefits of swimming to human’s health. So, the government invest good infrastructure to build up swimming pool with high quality.

No need to spend time on going to the beach, you still enjoy available space in your city to enjoy swimming comfortably.

If you prefer to practice swimming as a daily habit or a profession, you need to prepare equipment relating to swimming. In this article, we continue to check list some necessary equipment you should collect. It’s a good way to have a swimming trip.

6, Swim parka

Someone prefers to practice in a long time for swimming, you should purchase a swim parka. It’s useful to keep warm when you finish swimming in the early morning or taking a rest between races.

In the winter, your body should me stay warm as soon as you move from the pool. One swim parka made from a thick fleece interior to be against water-resistant is suitable for you at this time.

7, Nose clip

Someone claims that using nose clip is not professional. However, it brings a lot of benefits for users. For example, you can float while your breakout, or you can keep your breath in longer time.

If you are in trouble to arrange your breath in water, using nose clip is possible to improve your level better.

8, Swim snorkel

Using swim snorkel becomes more and more popular nowadays, from pro swimmer to daily swimmers because it can contribute to balance your stroke or help you to avoid neck and traps.


Swimming is one of the most favorite water sports for all ages. At any nation, you can enjoy swimming easily because there are many places to swim such as swimming pools, lakes, rivers, beaches.

To have a safe swimming trip, you should prepare some regulations as well equipment to join it well.

In this article, we will share top swimming equipment. You should follow to maximum healthy benefits as well reduce risks.

3, Swimming suit

This accessory is extremely important to make comfort for swimming process. Further, it increases more fashionable.

Some man use board shorts to replace swim briefs. It’s ridiculous. Maybe you feel a little shied if this is the first time you jump into the swimming pool. But it’s really uncomfortable when you are under water. Tons of waters can immerse inside board shorts then prevent your movement.

It’s better to use proper swimming suit for male and female. You look more confident when you comply with the rules in swimming pool.

4, Ear plugs

For some new swimmers, it’s better to use ear plugs to avoid water in the ear canals. This is the main reason why leading to infection or earaches. It seems not good for your health.

You should choose type with silicone pillow soft. It makes comfortable and safe for your health.

5, Swim fins

This equipment is necessary when you swim in the river or particularly the sea. It looks a protection wing to support your movement easily.

Someone thinks that swim fins only are used for new beginners who has not much experience. However, it is completely opposing. This part helps you to move faster and longer under the water. Therefore, professional swimmers usually use swim fins to support them in swimming process.

It should be invested if you tend to swim in a long time at big locations like rivers, beaches.

Swimming equipment you should prepare

Swimming is regarded as one of the most favorite sports for anyone and any age, even you can play it at any weather in many places with water like swimming pool, lake, river or sea.

However, this sport still exits some dangers such as drowning if you can’t save yourself underwater or your equipment is not enough good to protect you.

So, you should be careful when jumping into water and swimming.

In this article, we instruct some necessary equipment you should prepare well before swimming.

1/ Swimming goggles

You should use swimming goggles during your process because of major two reasons followings:

Firstly, it helps you to have a good field of vison. It means you can see everything around you, even it is on the water. 

As normal, our eyes can’t see well and clearly in the water, therefore a pair of swimming goggles is necessary to discover everything in water.

The second, swimming goggles can protect your eyes without getting red or irritated when your eyes are interacting directly with water.

Although you feel the water at swimming pool or lake is clean and clear, actually it contains so much chloramines from human waste and chorine. So, this environment is not good for your eyes.

2/ Swimming cap

Swim cap is necessary for swimmer, especially the women.

Firstly, it keeps your hair dry. Besides it, it also protects your hair from the chemicals like clo, other human waste in the water which impact badly to your hair. Even, you use shampoo but it becomes rough.These reasons to choose a proper swimming cap when swimming. It can make your style fashionable and modern


Playing sports is an indispensable part in the human life. Many people treat sport as jobs to develop themselves. Or someone choose playing sport to reach benefits for health and fitness. While others receive advantages of sport in entertainment.

To understand more benefits of playing sports, we collect top useful functions of sports in daily life. Following it if you are a fan of sport.

5/ Reduces stress and anxiety

When you do physical exercise, your mind has chance to forget stress, pressure or anxiety from daily trouble. It’s better to reduce stress hormones in my brain. Besides it, it also encourages to release more endorphin which gives you more positive energy and thinking. 

As study, after playing sports you will usually throw away all worrying to restart your mind better.

7/ Improve mental health better

According to reports of the Public health agency, playing sport contributes to promote good mental health for players. However, the rate of effect will depend on attuite and effort of each player. But almost players feel happier and more relaxing when finish a set of exercise. 

Improving mental health includes some factors such as changing better mood and attitude, enhancing sense of happiness, lowering stress as well negative feeling. All emotions should be good for mental health.

8/ Build leaders 

In playing sports, all people determine to win or overcome challenges successfully. It’s big efforts to keep patience and practice hard day by day, week by week. This is a good mindset to develop thinking for strong leadership qualities in the real life.

It makes good habit in your mind to solve jobs efficiently. 

9/ Make new relationship

In playing sport process, you have more chances to interact and make new friends with the same favorite. It’s better to share and exchange with new friends about strength and weakness in sports. In general, someone having the same hobby are easier to contact and share each other

Benefits of playing sports in daily life

Sports bring a lot of benefits for health, fitness, spirit and mental. Therefore, it is close and favorite with the human life from a long time. In the modern life, sports become more and more popular because people care about fitness more.

However, someone feel lazy and not much power to start a sport. Don’t worry. Following our article, we will show top benefits of sports when you play it in daily life. It can impact on your mind about playing sport.

1/ Better sleep

According to some researches, playing sports make your mind more flexible and comfortable, then you can enjoy a better sleep.

After hard working in practice exercise, you have to use up a lot of energy. Then, you have more demand to take a rest. It means you immerse sleep naturally and easily.

For some people with insomnia issue, doctors also advise them to play any sport to improve the status better.

2/ Have a good heart

Your heart is just a muscle, so you should take care it by do exercise frequently. It’s a good way to keep fit and healthy for heart. One a good heart is important to protect overall parts in body.

When you play sport, your heart can be active more. It can impact to blood flow efficiently in your body.

3/ Improve function of lung

Playing sport also helps your to provide more oxygen to breed body well. So, your lung will be open and increased capacity dramatically in exercise process. As a good consequence, your lung will be improved better and covered more functions and efficiency.

4/ Increase confidence

Playing sport means that you need to connect with other players. They can be your partner, opponents or some people to serve sports. They can be different from thoughts, backgrounds, religions, jobs or beliefs. When contacting with them, you have more experience and soft skills to solve problem. It means confidence can be improved better.


Technology always play an important role in the human life. It contributes to develop our lives better and better. All fields need to be improved by technology in advance.

In this article, we continue to share one aspect of achievement from technology. It’s contribution in sport. In first thought, someone think that sports don’t need any improvement because the rule is fixed, athletes only follow and practice it to reach good result.

The fact that, technology is necessary to support athletes in practices as well competitions. Following this article, let you know top six greatest technologies in sports.

5/ Prosthetic devices for the disabled

Though the disabled, they have the right to play all sports as normal people. So, prosthetic devices are useful to support them in playing sport.

Once someone lost limbs or limit about brain, they should have a chance to live and play sport. Therefore, prosthetic technology is extremely necessary to make their lives better.

One of famous prosthetic device is prosthetic design of Dr. Rory A. Cooper. He has created a fake prosthetic to move with body and embedded body suits which bases on motion sensors.

6/ Ingestible thermometer pills

For any athlete in any sport, following health status such as temperature, heart rate or visceral organs is necessary and updated day by day before and after practice. However, it wastes many time if using it manually. Therefore, people have invented indigestible pills.

When you drink one thermometer pill, it moves to the gastrointestinal tract, then it transfers the whole information to medical worker. So if any problem, it looks like as a reminder to give solutions in advance before happening any accidents.

All players should use pills to protect their health and body. It’s useful and saving time in sports practice.


Thanks to technology in sports, records as well practice daily of athletes can be improved dramatically. In this article, we see top six technology inventions in sports. The fact that, it is a small part in hundreds of advancements for sports.

In the previous article, we refer benefits of hawk-eye technology and Hans device. Let it continue to video technology and wearable computers invention.

3/ Video technology

Video technology is considered as an important invention which makes records for sports history. Thanks to this technology, we can see again all matches organized before. It is a good condition for every spectator to follow match which was not broadcast live.

Now, everything can be changed when all can be broadcasted in your home, your smartphone or computer. You can stay at home and discover all sports events through TV screen, of course including the live matches without going to the stadium directly.

Video technology is also useful for players themselves. They see their play again then realize mistakes or drawbacks for the next time.

4/ Wearable computers technology

It is a good advancement for safety and monitoring job called wearable computers. It looks as an assistant to follow real-time tracking of athletes. It will consult any problem about health when it finds out some strange factors. Thanks this equipment, athletes can realize their health issues clearly, then it reduces diseases about heart attacks, muscle accidents or incidents of dehydration.

During professional practice, athletes can forget basic requirement for safe health and continue to break out of limit, it can cause serious accidents, even the death. When using wearable computer, it has made a difference for athlete’s health. It is a supervisor to follow heart rate, hydration, temperature as well other conditions. If you have any evidence about over exercise, it will remind you through wireless and microscopic monitoring system.

Top six technological advancement for sports

Technology plays an important role in our lives. It can contribute to improve all aspects and fields. In this article, we will discuss achievements from technology to sports. Actually, one invention about equipment in sports can change dramatically jobs, tasks as well result of athletes. Therefore, we will share top six outstanding technological advancement for sports.

1/ Hawk-eye technology

This technology use about 6 or 7 high-end cameras to be situated in the field to follow all situations and performance during the play. Once there is trouble, referee can use hawk-eye technology to see the record and give the final conclusion. Therefore, it is also called with nickname as judge-eye.

It has been used for many sports such as tennis, cricket, rugby or volleyball since 2006. The fact that it is good record to consult to real referee before making decision. It contributes to an accurate result for players.

Some benefits of haw-eye technology such: help referee to make an error-free decision accurately and quickly when the game is on. Then players and spectators feel persuasive and satisfactory.

2/ HANS device

HANS device is one of the first equipment to support safe for players in motorsports. HANS stands for “head and neck support” which is extremely convenient and useful on motorbike races.

The fact that motorbike or car race is a dangerous sport which has ever caused serious accidents, even the death for divers. For example, terrible death of Dale Earnhardt at the Daytona 500 related to head and neck trauma injury. This sad event required this sport should be invented equipment to protect diver in safe in event of a tragic crash. As a good consequence, HANS device has been invented.

HANS is a U-shaped device which is put behind the neck while its two arms are put on chest of driver so that it can keep head stable without whipping forwards or backward in one crash happens.