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When it comes to making the decision about whether you should let your child quit a sports team, there isn’t one right answer. Instead, you should think about what lesson you want your child to learn. Investigate the Reason Your Child Wants to Quit.
When your child wants to quit a sport, it is important to let her do so. Sports are supposed to fun, not a trial by fire. Team sports in particular, but sports in general, teach your child how to push past her effort, find her inner resource, her motivation, teaching her about leadership and how to work well with others.
Yes, her wanting to quit may be due to her perceived failure from not making the team, but that doesn’t mean a parent should force a 12 year old to face it head on. Kids are generally sensitive and may need time to forget about it and rebuild confidence. I always thought my kids would do be involved in organized, team sports through high school, I think we all do to some extent.
It has become such a huge part of our society—so much so there are times when we see other families headed for a game, or a Facebook post about a student winning their track meet, and it makes me wonder if I should. There must be some situations that justify a parent allowing their child to quit a sport in the middle of a season because we know that it does happen. While I have not been on the parenting side of this, I have been an athlete who wanted to quit more than a couple of times!Several of our experts agreed that when it comes down to eliminating one or more activities, it should be the child’s choice what to eliminate, unless it involves a team sport, in which case, it’s advisable to encourage your child to finish out the season and honor his commitment to his coach and teammates. If a child quits the team to close to a competition the rest of the children in that age group can’t compete, at least with the younger ones.
They can’t adapt to a missing teamate as well as the older ones. Approach it as such: a challenge, anther obstacle to learn from and overcome. Not a reason to quit.
Do your best to communicate with your teammates, not engage in the negativity, and then speak to your coach to see if they can help address the situation with finesse, but through it all, stay focused on yourself and your sport. Parents should choose sports and classes carefully and work to prepare children to avoid the need to quit. However, if there is a persuasive reason, don’t. 2. When a child wants to quit, you want to find out WHY the child wants to quit.
Much of the time, it’s because of fear-based reasons. I’m afraid to fail or let my team down. I’m afraid of being called names or being bullied. I’m afraid of teammates not liking me.etc.
Get to the heart of the reasons and if it is fear, address the.
List of related literature:
|from The Minds of Boys: Saving Our Sons From Falling Behind in School and Life|
|from Bring Your “A” Game: A Young Athlete’s Guide to Mental Toughness|
|from Coaching Volleyball For Dummies|
|from Illustrated Manual of Nursing Practice|
|from Wrestling For Dummies|
|from Applying Educational Psychology in Coaching Athletes|
|from The Big Book of Parenting Solutions: 101 Answers to Your Everyday Challenges and Wildest Worries|
|from Coaching Basketball For Dummies|
|from Coaching Baseball For Dummies|
|from The Coaching Process: A Practical Guide to Becoming an Effective Sports Coach|