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Is it worth it for girls to play sports?

Is it worth it for girls to play sports?

To any girl thinking about quitting sports, a young girl basketball player says, “You are worth it, and you deserve to play whatever sport you want to play. So don’t let anyone tell you you can’t do it.” Soccer star Alex Morgan says the skills girls learn in sports can help them throughout their lives.

Why do so many girls drop out of sports?

“Girls drop out of sports a lot of the times because they don’t see girls at the highest level to the same extent that boys do,” said Jen Welter, a sports psychologist who made history as the first female coach in the NFL in 2015, when she was hired as an intern linebackers coach for the Arizona Cardinals.

How to teach kids to run on the spot?

Stand opposite your child (or children) and explain that you will run together on-the-spot to practice fast running. Begin by jogging slowly with them on-the-spot, and make sure they are facing you. Point out that your elbows are bent at 90 degrees. Make sure their elbows are also bent at 90 degrees.

Why do some kids run faster than others?

They’re not just faster — they lookbetter when they run. Same thing when you watch a kids’ soccer game or even a simple game of tag. Meanwhile, some kids look like a randomized mass of flailing arms and legs, and their heads seem to waggle in the wind like dashboard bobbleheads. Why the difference?

When do parents stop being crazy about soccer?

IMAGINE WHAT AMAZING PROGRESS WILL HAPPEN FOR THE GAME WHEN COACHES AND PARENTS STOP USING THE CRAZY SOCCER PARENT AS AN EXCUSE FOR NOT ENGAGING WITH EACH OTHER? It’s time for us to stop letting the Crazy Soccer Parent control the youth soccer environment.

How does a parent feel about a soccer coach?

From a parent’s perspective, the coach holds all the power. If a parent is stressed about something that is going on with their child, they too often do not feel as though the door is opened to them to seek council and advice from the coach for fear of it having repercussions on their child when it comes to playing time or making the team.

Is it true that youth soccer is not working?

Youth soccer is not working and it’s time to start to find solutions and fix the problems!

When to ask a question about youth soccer?

When a parent approaches a coach to ask a question about the game or their child and is met with resistance, they feel the same way I felt when I was turned away from my “B” License instructor. We need to work together, collaborate, and connect.