My rules for the sidelines.
competition in kids sports
Many people agree that dancing is athletic and requires skill but they say it is not a sport—these competitive dancing kids would disagree.
As the owner of one of the largest gymnastics clubs in the United States, Anne Josephson has seen too many parents take their children’s sports too far.
Michael Stahl admits to giving into the pressure to pass a failing student athlete for a winning program. He peels the curtain back and offers a stern warning.
One man’s attempt at wrangling twelve small children provided him with plenty of lifelong memories—and all it cost him was his sanity.
Cort Ruddy questions whether children need to be taught to be competitive and wonders if there are better lessons parents should be imparting.
Eliminating scoring and standings in youth league sports is done to control the parents, not the kids