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Top tips for getting your youth soccer player off to a great start

Posted on January 23rd, 2017

You’ve registered your child for one of the great youth soccer leagues in our area. You’re excited about this first foray into sports, and so is your kid. Now what? At Todd & Moore, we’ve talked to thousands of youth soccer players and their parents over the years. We’ve played the game, coached the game […]


Softball and baseball hitting tips from Todd & Moore that keep your swing sweet

Posted on May 16th, 2016

It’s been said that it takes 10,000 hours of practice to master a skill. Some disagree with that notion and say that practice counts for only about a third of success. Still, that’s too big of a factor to leave to chance. If you swing a baseball or softball bat, there’s still a chance that […]


2016 baseball bat trends: Demarini Voodoo Raw, Easton Mako and resurgent Louisville Slugger

Posted on February 15th, 2016

The hot topic around the batting cages in Columbia and potentially a hot 2016 baseball bat trends: The University of South Carolina’s abandonment of Rawlings bats in favor of Demarini models. The Gamecocks won’t be the only high-profile college team to swing Demarinis. The company’s list of Division 1 customers literally stretches from coast to […]


The 2016 soccer cleat trends: Light in weight, powerful in performance

Posted on February 8th, 2016

Lighter, tighter and better control. It’s early, but those are the 2016 soccer cleat trends we’re seeing so far. The break-through innovations are in upper-end soccer cleats for now, but, like most new technologies, these things have a way of filtering down. Nike’s Magista line, for example, features soccer cleats with grippy textures similar to […]


Finding the right gear for youth soccer players

Posted on February 5th, 2016

In this video, Todd & Moore expert Jay Burns helps parents pick the right ball, shin guards and goalie gloves for their  youth soccer players. Stop by the store if you still have questions. He’s always here to help.


Top 5 tips for new youth soccer parents

Posted on February 1st, 2016

So your kid has signed up for soccer. Congratulations! You’re about to begin an amazing adventure with the potential for tremendous payoffs, whether your child plays for a single season or into adulthood. Venturing into the unknown sometimes can be a little scary, though, for kids and parents. From the practical to the philosophical, here […]


On the second day of Christmas, Todd & Moore style

Posted on December 14th, 2015

On the second day of Christmas, mommy and daddy gave to me: two goalie gloves and a sweet baseball bat and a tee. Nothing inspires kids to keep at it like having their own equipment. A pair of goalie gloves for kids who show potential as keepers can spur them to the next level. Add a […]


On the first day of Christmas, Todd & Moore style

Posted on December 13th, 2015

On the first day of Christmas, mommy and daddy gave to me a sweet baseball bat and a tee. This gift gets a young slugger off to a great start. The experts in our baseball department can help you pick out the perfect bat for your player. Add a hitting net and he or she […]


Getting youth soccer players off to a great start

Posted on July 30th, 2015

There’s a reason soccer is such a popular sport the world over. It’s a game requiring very little equipment that can be played anywhere there’s an open field. For young soccer players starting out, all they really need are cleats and shin guards. At Todd & Moore, you’ll find those essentials for players as young […]


Picking the best baseball bat is more of an art than a science

Posted on April 30th, 2015

Baseball folklore is full of tales about players’ peculiar relationships with their bats. There’s the famous fictional power hitter who topped his bats with golf-club covers to keep them warm, and a real-life major leaguer who would sleep with his bats in hopes he’d have a great day at the plate. But when it comes […]