No one warns sports parents when they sign up their child for his first season of sports that it’s not going to be all fun and games.
Oh, it may start out that way for you. But something happens as kids get older and the competition gets stiffer; the light hearted fun gets forgotten as many parents get discouraged with the messiness of youth sports.
Yesterday, I wrote a post on Coachup.com about the three top reasons I believe sports parents get discouraged and what they can do to fight those feelings. Click here to read more!
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Great advice, Janis. I think adjustments can be made to suit each child and each situation. What’s ideal for novice or “average” competitive levels may need to be tweaked at higher, elite levels.
You must be a coach! Sounds like a true coach’s heart!
Calvin Kent says
I am Japanese.
In my country, children are learning in school and that baseball is a popular sport of my country. Most people who also play this sport. And people also love this sport.
Also, football also popular sports,