Learning to be a team player is one of the most important lessons your child can learn from playing youth sports.
Of course you want your kids to exercise, make friends, and have fun, but learning to be a team player is a skill that comes in handy in all areas of life: home, job, college, marriage, community, and with friends.
We all know that there are players and there are team players. Players play the game to show off, while team players love the game and understand the concept and importance of team. Are you encouraging your child to become a team player that sees the big picture of team?
Learning to be a team player is a skill needed for life
I’ve seen this over and over as my kids have finished college and gone on to their careers. Being a team player in the working world is a must for success and satisfaction in your job. Being a team player in marriage is important for building a strong partnership. Being a team player in your family will help everyone get along and learn to help each other out. Being a team player in your community means working with others to help out those in need.
Take advantage of the youth sports environment to help your child learn this very important lesson that he will carry with him the rest of his life. As he goes to practices and games, encourage him to remember that: Read more.
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