Why Sports Now ? When to Start Competing?. JUST THE NUMBERS. JUST THE NUMBERS. Mom and Dad, Are you ready for competition? . YOUTH SPORTS 101: Top Tips for Moms & Dads . Let kids participate in determining when they are ready for sports. Give priority to your child’s own interests.
Material in part published on April 26, 2013 by Frank L. Smoll, Ph.D. in Coaching and Parenting Young Athletes
Research shows that 70 to 75 percent of children who play sports will have quit playing by the time they are 14
PLEASE REMEMBER THAT YOUR CHILD CAN HEAR YOU.