What are eSports, and could they be the future of competitive sport?

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Tue 10 April 2018

15 mins

If you've never heard of eSports don't worry, Seamus Byrne Managing Editor of ScienceAlert  is here to explain them all.

He recently attended an international tournament in Poland and saw first hand how the scene is growing and evolving into a worldwide phenomenon.

He explains why some are predicting it's the way sport will be played in the future. Plus how we can get kids involved without creating more techno tantrums.

Make sure you never miss out on expert advice and stories from real parents by subscribing to Kinderling ConversationAvailable in iTunesStitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts.

Listen to more Arts & Entertainment segments

Why 'Julian is a Mermaid' is the perfect picture book for kids

Julian is a Mermaid is a gorgeous picture book about a little boy who is going home from the pool with his grandma when he sees three beautiful mermaids What…
14 mins

Eddie Ayres on his new kids' book about music in the time of the Taliban

In 2016 when Eddie Ayres taught music in Kabul, he discovered the power music had to transform lives He’s since written a picture book for children called Sonam and the
11 mins

Musical mum Ami Williamson shares this tear-jerking song about motherhood

Growing up with a Australian music icon for a dad can be pretty daunting. Not for Ami Williamson Her fourth studio album The Quilt draws on her life as…
14 mins

Bedtime Explorers creator Amy Taylor-Kabbaz on mindfulness and new episodes for sleep time

Mindfulness coach and author Amy Taylor-Kabbaz outlines what we can expect from the 10 new episodes coming from Kinderling’s most popular podcast Bedtime Explorers: Animal Magic You can find out…
11 mins

Beck Feiner knows what children want (if they were Prime Minister)

If you've seen the Aussie Legends Alphabet you'll be familiar with the visual style and creative sensibility of Beck Feiner; illustrator, graphic designer, art director and mum Beck's latest project…
10 mins

Period Repair Manual: Why does your period change after babies

Being pregnant can be uncomfortable, but at least you don't get your period right After you've had children your periods can change, especially in your late 30s and 40s. Lara
15 mins