Lesson 4: What We Know About Kids Sport

The opinions of the kids in the previous lesson is common, and research backs this up.

Because sport is so valuable to kids, it is essential to keep the experiences positive and enjoyable so they stay involved.

Research tells us the following are the main reasons kids play sport:

For enjoyment and fun

To make friends and socialise

To keep fit and active

What about winning?

NEWS FLASH! Winning plays far less of a role than most adults would think. Most young people participate because they want to improve their skills and abilities but not all wish to progress to higher levels within their sport.

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