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The Do’s and Don’ts of motivating young athletes by Jill Barker

Cheering them on is fine, but teaching them to find inspiration within themselves is golden. What keeps most children returning to a sport is if it’s enjoyable, win or lose — and it’s a parental and coaching obligation to ensure games and practices … You signed your kids up for organized sport in hopes of keeping them active. But there’s more to keeping kids in the game than buying gear and driving them to practices. According to McGill University’s Enrique Garcia, whose area of expertise includes motivation in youth sport and physical activity, a parent’s job goes far beyond chauffeur and banker.

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