New school year, new sports!

New school year, new sports!

Another school year is ahead, it’s time to get your kids into sports! It brings countless benefits to children, not only the spirit of sportsmanship, hard work and teamwork, but also an excellent opportunity to build up their confidence

Check below our kids' sports outfits shopping tips!

When it comes to getting our kids reengage in sports in comfort and safety, the right sports wears are essential.
Let's walk you through our tips to choose best fitting sports outfits for you little one.

Shop kids’ sports shoes

Two main criteria to consider when choosing sports shoes: Cushioning and Shoelaces.

New school year, new sports!
New school year, new sports!

1. Cushioning

Running shoes with stronger cushioning and foot support can cope with moderate intensity practice. For trail running, it requires extra grip from studs. As for professional track and field training, your kid might need a pair of spikes.

New school year, new sports!

2. Shoelaces

For children, the right shoelaces are important for the best performance. Decathlon provides general shoelaces and velcro shoelaces. They keep the shoes tight and secure under any circumstances to reduce the chance of injury.

New school year, new sports!

Shop kids’ sports outfits

How do you choose the most fitting outfit for your children so they can run carefree?

The major factor to consider here is the weather.

New school year, new sports!
New school year, new sports!

Hot weather

In hot weather, a breathable, sweat-wicking top can keep children's skin dry to avoid catching a cold.

Kids’ sports outfits

Cool weather

In cool or cold weather, wear long-sleeved tops to keep the body warm. Depending on your needs, you can wear two layers with a sweat-wicking shirt and a running jacket, or just one layer of long-sleeved tops. In severe weather conditions, adding a third layer of clothing made of special fabric is very important, such as windproof or waterproof jackets that can avoid temperature loss.

Shop kids’ sports accessories

Other than shoes and clothing, many accessories can assist your kids in sports.

New school year, new sports!
New school year, new sports!

Water bottles

In any weather, it is important to stay hydrated. Start drinking water 30-40 minutes before the workout to enhance endurance, and do so during physical activity to prevent dehydration. After the exercise, drink plenty as well for recovery.

KIDS’ SPORTS ACCESSORIES

Backpacks

For backpacks, volume is the determining factor. Larger backpacks have more compartments.

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Caps

Cap offers sun protection on the court and absorbs perspiration on the forehead to keep it out of the kids' eyes.

New school year, new sports!

Shop more kids' gear by sports

Decathlon has a wide collection of kids’ sports equipment, if you would like to know more, visit our stores and speak with our Sport Leaders. Let’s get the little ones into sports in the coming school year!

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