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If Your Athlete Isn’t A Team Player…

What To Do If Your Athlete Isn’t A Team Player Youth sports are a great place to teach athletes about teamwork, but sometimes it’s your own child who doesn’t seem to ‘get’ it and isn’t a team player. Many young athletes more talented than their peers can want to take control instead of sharing the…

Teamwork Activities For Home

4 Youth Sport Teamwork Activities You Can Do At Home Learning to work in a team is one of the most frequently-cited benefits of youth sports, especially because it’s a life skill that’s essential off the field. But learning goes both ways, and teaching teamwork activities at home can also have big benefits on the field.…

Sportsmanship Starts Outside of Sports

Sportsmanship Starts Outside of Sports 6 Ways Parents Can Teach Sportsmanship…Even If You Don’t ‘Get’ Sports When adults talk about how to model and teach sportsmanship, we often compartmentalize the discussion to sport. After all, it’s in the word: sports-man-ship. When you take a step back, however, sportsmanship is good behavior and communication in any…

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6 Great Examples of Sportsmanship

6 Great Examples of Sportsmanship We all can probably think of a few famous examples of great sportsmanship off the top of our heads. Some of these are probably older stories we have lectured our youth athletes about time and time again over the years. But good sportsmanship isn’t something that should be refined to…

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Excellence Through Sportsmanship

Pursuing Excellence Through Sportsmanship Is there a difference between “winning” and “striving to win”? If you ask author David Light Shields, the answer is a definitive ‘yes’. Founder and executive director of non-profit TrueCompetition.org and author of True Competition: A Guide to Pursuing Excellence in Sport and Society, Shields recently spoke to TrueSport about the relation…