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No matter what kind of sport it is, every parent wants their young athlete to have a good experience.
Life is a sport that starts at a young age.
That’s why you should introduce your child to the competition early on. It doesn’t matter what sport you choose, whether they’re swinging a bat or lacing up skates, but regardless there are many benefits of youth sports to consider. Here are 7 of them.
The most important part is finding a team where your player can have fun, feel like they fit in, grow as a player and a person, make lifetime friends, and feed their passion for the game.
For parents, enrolling your child in flag football is the perfect way to get him/her involved with the sport, especially if they’re nervous about contact.
Cradling is the twisting and rocking motion of a lacrosse stick as a player runs. Holding a lacrosse stick still makes it very easy for an opponent to knock it out of your stick.
Most beginners (and even some club players) try to help the ball up in to the air. This is incorrect and leads to all sorts of miss-hit shots.
Always perform this element in the company of a coach or spotter. Stretch your quadriceps, calves, back and arms before attempting this element, to avoid injury.
Always encourage with enthusiasm. Even with very scared children this often distracts them from their fear.
The (no-longer Disney-owned and no-longer Mighty) Ducks have played 140 games against the Sharks between the regular season and the playoffs, and there is no love lost between the two California clubs.
Many families wrestle with the time and money needed to play youth sports, but those challenges can be even more significant when it comes to hockey, with all of its equipment and rinks that are sometimes far away. For the less wealthy, having a child who dreams of hockey can look like a nightmare.
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