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Why Are Youth Sporting Events and Competitions Important?

winning in youth sporting events

Winning is an essential part of youth sports, but it is one among many complementary goals. ActivStars also focuses on the values of knowledge, respect, friendship, learning, and safety. Fun, fitness, and social development come first, but winning can play a role in their impact. The “win” gives everyone involved in a sport the same…

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Is Competition in Youth Sports a Bad Thing?

A core focus of the ActivStars approach to after-school youth sports is that we bring everyone together to learn, play, and grow, without an exclusive focus on score. Children learn and grow in an encouraging environment, and even many of our games and events won’t rank a winner. That naturally leads parents to wonder why…

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