Why kids shouldn't quit their team sport

Learn about: Why kids shouldn't quit their team sport from Sinjin Smith,...
Why kids shouldn't quit their team sport | Kids in the House
KidsInTheHouse the Ultimate Parenting Resource
Kids in the House Tour

Why kids shouldn't quit their team sport

Comment
652
Like
652
Transcription: 
Just because your child is really talented at a certain sport, doesn't mean that that is something they are going to be playing years from now or something they are actually in love with. I don't think you want a kid to quit at any sport at any time, whether they are really talented or not talented at all. You want them to follow through and be responsible. If they start something, you want them to finish it. That doesn't mean year after year after year, if they start a program, when they leave, they hurt the whole team. The team relies upon the individuals on the team. I would encourage you to keep them on the team as much as you can, as long as they can live with it.

Learn about: Why kids shouldn't quit their team sport from Sinjin Smith,...

Transcript

Expert Bio

More from Expert

Sinjin Smith

Dad

Sinjin Smith is a father and an Olympian, World Champion, coach, and a member of the International Volleyball Hall of Fame. He is a founding member of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Council, overseeing the Olympics/World Tour, and a member of the Olympic Beach Volleyball Control Committee. In addition, he serves on the board of the Side-Out Foundation, fighting breast cancer.

More Parenting Videos from Sinjin Smith >
Enter your email to
download & subscribe
to our newsletter