.....Given that the vast majority of athletes are participating in sports as youths and at the amateur level, we’re missing a critical opportunity here. It is also problematic, as new data show a decline in U.S. youth sports participation. The majority of youths stop playing sports by age 13, with many kids calling sports “no longer fun.”.....
.....Improving youth sports culture means putting the emphasis on learning over competition, and creating safe, fun, and inclusive opportunities. These actions build the foundation for strong social and emotional skills, and are directly tied to promotion of mental well-being.........more
Bethany`s Notes: A great read for parents of kids in youth sports. We have to continue to make it fun and enjoy the process, sometimes that is winning, and sometimes that is learning.
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- - Volume: 9 - WEEK: 44 Date: 10/30/2021 6:10:22 AM -