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A child who works hard, is passionate, and has a natural talent for the game may still be able to rise through the ranks
Older people get sick and don’t get better, but kids always get better, right? That’s just how you think.
Team cohesion is essential to every sport, including individual sports.
Swimming is a unique sport in that it combines both a team and individual aspect of sport. Swimmers devote time and energy to reaching their own goals, yet they are overjoyed for their team’s accomplishments.
On the 40 NCAA Division I women’s college hockey rosters last season, there were 157 Minnesotans, which led the country by a considerable margin. Massachusetts was second with 106.
Pay attention: Before I started writing this story, I’d bring a laptop to games. I don’t anymore.
Let your children learn as well as fail. Remember to let kids have fun and encourage pick up games with no parents, coaches or stat keepers.
If you can instruct your defender to take the near post, and you the far post, this restricts the scoring opportunity for an attacker.
At the heart of ADHD is a difficulty in achieving focus, which is why ADHD used to be known simply as “Attention Deficit Disorder” or “ADD”.
As they move up through the levels, practices get longer and more demanding. Our children have to find balance with homework, school, swimming and other activities.
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