What Happened to the FUN in Youth Sports?

It has been very easy to get caught up in the herd mentality and buy into the underlying competitive nature in club sports. Watching this game reminded me why kids play and why parents support their kids playing. In the United States, 21.5 million youth between the ages of 6 to 17 play sports on a regular basis. Youth sports are an important part of each child’s development. Unfortunately 70% of children involved in sports at a young age quit by the age of 13.

Top 10 Best Goals Ever!

Here are some of the best ever goals scored from the best ever players! Roberto Carlos vs France Whip, curl and power all in one shot (what a run up!) [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ECoR__tJNQ] Zidane vs Bayer Leverkusen Pure technique and timing from one of the world’s best players. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QryFUtRtUiM] Ibrahimovic vs England Zlatan’s usual audacity Read more about Top 10 Best Goals Ever![…]

To Sit or Not To Sit

Let’s face it, we spend A LOT of time sitting, watching and cheering our kids on as they play whatever sport it is they enjoy. It can be stressful, exciting, nerve racking and sometimes even bitter sweet. The question for everyone of us is, what to sit on or not to sit on?….. What you Read more about To Sit or Not To Sit[…]

Don’t Let Your Kid Play Just One Sport

Instead, force them to play every single sport. Wait, don’t do that either. But one sport per season is not only completely feasible, there is good reason to believe it’s the best plan for long-term success in athletics, or fitness, or health, or life. You gotta think long-term! Kids are not the same as adults. Read more about Don’t Let Your Kid Play Just One Sport[…]

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