7 01, 2017

Why Kids Quit Sports

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Another year behind us and the statistics regarding children's participation in sports continue to take a grim turn: namely, downward. By age 13, a staggering 70 percent of kids bail out on organized sports - a troubling trend for a number of reasons. Why are so many kids saying good-bye to sports? Depending on the source, there are a number of reasons, foremost among them: No Longer Fun Anyone who has played organized sports knows that with each passing year the competition becomes more intense. For many kids - especially those who aren't athletically gifted or