When Someone Asks Why Your Kid Plays Ball….


testEDITOR’S NOTE: Another great post from Coach Brian over at 8U Travel. 

There is something about us which makes us want to see things as black or white.  Our approach to youth sports, or minimally to why we want our children to play, is no different.  Look around and you see people pushing singular objectives for youth sports.  One person tells you youth sports should be all about fun.  The next says no, they should be about player development.  Another, wrong again, they should be about life lessons.  Yet another, well, maybe that’s not it, but whatever the right answer is, they should definitely not be about winning.  Shouldn’t youth sports be about all of the above?

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Angela Weight

Founder and publisher of Travel Ball Parents.com, Angela Weight is still a little shocked to be running one of the most popular youth sports parenting sites on the web. Click the ABOUT US tab to read her story.

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