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Kids’ soccer: Allow mistakes and forget about winning

Kids’ soccer: Allow mistakes and forget about winning
January 21, 2013 No Comments »

When children first begin playing sports, learning from mistakes is more crucial than learning to win Read More »

Soccer: Skills, not trophies, lead to success

Soccer: Skills, not trophies, lead to success
January 15, 2013 2 Comments »

Coaches and parents should place more emphasis on skills development than winning Read More »

10 toys that give the gift of physical literacy

10 toys that give the gift of physical literacy
December 3, 2012 No Comments »

Holiday gift ideas that will help your child stay active, and have fun doing it Read More »

My 10-year-old won’t settle on one sport

My 10-year-old won’t settle on one sport
October 30, 2012 No Comments »

Is it okay for a child to keep switching up their activity of choice Read More »

My son loves hockey; should I register him for a summer league?

My son loves hockey; should I register him for a summer league?
August 17, 2012 No Comments »

Q. My 8-year-old son plays hockey and the coach says he has a special talent. He scores a lot of goals and he is one of the stronger players. Given how much he loves the game, should I register him ... Read More »

What can I do if my child shows no interest in sports?

What can I do if my child shows no interest in sports?
April 20, 2012 1 Comment »

There is no great risk in introducing your daughter to a particular sport or activity, but you should keep a few things in mind Read More »

Confessions of a hockey dad: Spring hockey

Confessions of a hockey dad: Spring hockey
April 17, 2012 No Comments »

A father comes to a difficult decision about extending the hockey season Read More »

Top 5 reasons kids play sports

Top 5 reasons kids play sports
April 17, 2012 11 Comments »

Kids play sports for the fun of it Read More »

Why doesn’t my child’s hockey league keep score or have playoffs?

Why doesn’t my child’s hockey league keep score or have playoffs?
March 26, 2012 No Comments »

Don’t confuse competition with results Children do not get involved in sports because they want to win. They play sports because they want to have fun, because they learn and master new skills and because they get to spend time ... Read More »