Sport Stacking for Parents
As a parent, you want the best for your child, both academically and physically. You want your child to be active after school, watch less TV and play fewer video games. Traditional sports programs are a good alternative but they can be expensive and are usually not available year round. And maybe your child doesn’t like traditional sports! We understand! Kids of all ages, abilities and personalities love sport stacking because it’s fun, challenging and easy to get started with. Teachers love sport stacking because it motivates kids to be more active and fit. Parents love sport stacking because it’s affordable and isn’t hard to get kids excited about. For as little as $12.99 you can buy your child something that benefits their body, brain and spirit! By participating in a Group Order through your school, you get the lowest prices on Speed Stacks gear and not only will your child benefit, but your school PE program will also. Speed Stacks donates 10% of your order directly back to your school in the form of equipment to help strengthen their PE sport stacking program. If you are reading this because your child brought home a Speed Stacks flyer we encourage you and your child to click HERE to browse our Group Order Store for more information. Get involved today and make a difference!
What is this cup craze?
Your son or daughter is scouring the cupboards for matching cups of any shape or size. Next thing you know, they're stacking them in pyramids, then trying to unstack them at an unusually high rate of speed. You discover they are sport stacking with Speed Stacks in school or at church or camp or at a friend's house. And you scratch your head and say "They are doing what?"
Or maybe you're the parent of a veteran stacker and want to find out the latest in stacking news and events. One thing is for sure either way: kids LOVE Sport Stacking! You've come to the right place to get your questions about Sport Stacking answered.
Sport stacking originated in the early 1980's in southern California and received national attention in 1990 on a segment of the "Tonight Show", with Johnny Carson. That was where it first captured the imagination of Bob Fox, who was then an elementary classroom teacher in Colorado
The world's fastest stackers use Speed Stacks gear. They know the best cup equals the best performance, in and out of tournaments.
As in any sport, Sport Stackers have their own set of terms and vocabulary to help define and explain how the sport functions. Here are some of the most commonly used terms: