Nothing ruins a great sports team like a bunch of bullies. No matter the social situation that produced such behavior in the first place, dealing with a bully as teammate will drop the morale of the entire group of players to a pretty low standard.
Does your kid hate to lose? Are they almost inconsolable after a loss or throw a tantrum, complaining all the way home that they were robbed?
There are a number of reasons why parents encourage their children to play youth sports; from physical fitness, to engaging in recreational activities, to truly enjoying the sport themselves and hoping their children succeed.
Teens and kids have a tendency to be a little scattered
The following is a submitted article from one of our amazing Soccer Moms — We asked her to share a bit of insight into what she learned in 3+ years of the college recruiting process with her athlete.
There are many who would say that if you’re not cheating, then you’re not trying.
It may surprise athletes to know that improving athletic performance may be as easy as getting enough sleep.
At some point, your son or daughter may approach you and tell you that they want to try out for the travel team. This is normal.
For your child to build strong muscles and bones and maintain a basic level of health, they should be getting adequate exercise.
The most beneficial resource I’ve found is our community. Look at your city webpage to find free events going on in your area.
We’ve all read about or witnessed poor parent behavior on the sidelines during youth soccer games, as many have debated how a focus on winning games affects player development.
Helping kids recover from disappointment has to be one of the harder jobs in sports parenting. After all, you are probably disappointed, too. It's positively stomach-dropping when your child is in perfect position to score a game-winning goal ... and then she misses