Martial arts are some of the fastest growing sports in America, especially for children. Whether it’s Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Judo, or Jiu-Jitsu, you are guaranteed to find a martial arts class near where you live. No matter which type your kids choose, training in the martial arts provides a number of important physical and mental benefits. (more…)
The 2016 Summer Olympic Games are right around the corner, and here at Rocky Top Sports World, our young athletes couldn’t be more excited! The children and teenagers who train and compete at our Gatlinburg sports complex can’t wait to see their favorite athletes head to Rio to try and bring back the gold. While many Olympic contenders have captured the imagination of young visitors to Rocky Top Sports World, there are a few athletes and teams who really stand out.
Here at Rocky Top Sports World, we love summer in the Smoky Mountains! With average highs in the mid-80s and lows in the 60s, the weather is perfect for outdoor sports camps and tournaments. At the same time, the summer heat requires athletes to take special precautions when they enjoy some fun in the sun. We have put together a convenient guide with everything you need to know about staying hydrated during summer sporting events at Rocky Top: (more…)
Youth basketball teams from around the country will head to Gatlinburg this July to compete in the Hoopz Showcase Summer Championships. This Smoky Mountain basketball tournament promises to draw great athletes and big crowds. Rocky Top Sports World has put together a quick guide with everything you need to know about this hotly anticipated competition. (more…)
Rocky Top Sports World is excited to host the Smoky Mountain Soccer Academy Team Camp this July! Specifically designed for high school and club soccer teams, this three day camp will sharpen technical and tactical abilities. Read on to learn everything you need to know about this one of a kind camp. (more…)