What is it that defines a champion? Take 30 seconds to watch….
College and pro athletes are not champions by chance. They are champions because they are willing to put in the time when the cameras are off and the newspaper reporters are not around.
Your child will not become a champion because he gets his name in the paper or his face on the local sports news. She will not be a champion because she makes the all-star team or the elite traveling squad. Or because he gets the MVP award for his team.
Your child will be a champion when he struggles and fails, and keeps working–even when no one is watching. When he keeps fighting and does not give up. When he works hard and knows he has done his very best.
Don’t rob him of this by trying to make his youth sports experience a pleasant walk in the park. It’s supposed to be fun, but it’s not supposed to be easy.
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