Changing the Game: The Parent’s Guide to Raising Happy, High Performing Athletes, and Giving Youth Sports Back to our Kids

Changing the Game: The Parent's Guide to Raising Happy, High Performing Athletes, and Giving Youth Sports Back to our Kids Author John O’Sullivan
ISBN-10 1614486468
ISBN-13 9781614486466
Year 2013-12-01
Pages 200
Language English
Publisher Morgan James Publishing
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Conventional wisdom holds that youth sports are a positive experience for our children Unfortunately 70 of kids drop out of organized athletics by the age of 13 Most of these children quit because our youth sports culture has taken the play out of play ball A shift in values the rise of expensive youth sports models and the myth of abundant athletic scholarships has led parents and coaches to focus on wins instead of enjoyment and trophies at the expense of development As a result every day increasing numbers of children quit playing sports that are no longer enjoyable Conventional wisdom is wrong In Changing the Game John OSullivan draws upon three decades of high level playing and coaching experience to take us behind the scenes of competitive youth sports and demonstrates how they have changed from being a fun pastime to an ultra competitive adult centered enterprise that is failing our children He then teaches parents that the secret to raising happy high performing children begins by helping them attain a positive mindset and an enjoyable youth sports environment By following seven actionable principles of high performance parents can give their children a competitive edge while at the same time making youth sports a positive experience for their family their community and their country The romance is gone the fun has disappeared and children no longer simply play sports says OSullivan Changing the Game is a call to action to reverse this trend It will change how you think about youth sports It will teach you the secrets of high performance It will help your children to perform better And it will put the play back in play ball for all of our young athletes Are you ready to take action Are you ready to change the game

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