Protect Youth Sports By Implementing These 4 Ideas With Your Team

Jul 1, 2016 8:00:00 AM
Protect Youth Sports By Implementing These 4 Ideas With Your Team
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If you hadn’t yet heard, participation in youth team sports in the United States is declining. In 2014, 26 million kids were playing, representing a 4 percent decrease from five years earlier. Although some of this drop can be attributed children moving to individual sports, some of it is caused by kids leaving team sports and not participating in any organized activity altogether. In an age when childhood obesity is such an issue, this decline should give league directors, coaches, and parents reason to be concerned.

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