My child does not like team
sports what should I do?
There are a variety of activities
available to children of all ages. The most well known are team,
sport activities such as basketball, soccer or football. However,
team sports are not for every child. Parents must remember
that kids can be fit without team sports. Let your child know that
the goal is to exercise but most important it is to have fun.
As a parent you must be open to your child's feelings and consider all
sports or activities that they may find interesting. That can be tough
on a parent if you are an athlete who wanted to continue the legacy in a
specific sport. However, by you exploring other options you give
your child a chance to get invested in something he or she truly loves.
should my child benefit?
Your goal should be to help develop
real-world leadership abilities, and good fitness practices that will
last your child a lifetime. It doesn't matter what the activity is
that they have decided to pursue but it is important that it teaches
them personal responsibility, the value of goal-setting, the spirit of
teamwork, and the thrill of accomplishments. It is however extremely
important your child enjoys the activity and is having fun while they
are doing it.
Your child might want to try
individual sports or other organized activities. Here are some ideas:
You'll need to be
patient if your child has difficulty choosing and sticking to an
activity. It often takes several tries before a child finds one that
feels like the right fit