Playing sports is good for kids. You’ve heard the usual list of advantages: the most touted being character building, persistence, teamwork, and fitness.
I want to dig deeper into that rationale and explain 9 very specific reasons I am glad that my three 20-something kids played sports from knee-high through college. Of course, I was glad they learned life lessons as they grew up, but I’m even more grateful today as I see them react to what life is throwing at them.
Playing Sports: Why is it so good for kids?
I wrote a post for Coachup the other day about 9 very specific lessons that a child can learn, lessons that are life-shaping and will come back to him when he faces challenges as an adult. Read the whole article.
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