14 Nov Soccer Parenting: How to talk to your child’s coach about playing time issues
If a child athlete is younger than 14 years old, attends every practice with a positive mindset, yet is playing less than half of the game in a majority of games, there is a high chance that they will begin to underachieve on the field due to a lack of confidence. Also, this will stunt that player’s development, as they are lacking the crucial developmental component of in-game experience.
As a parent, your priority should be ensuring that your child is in the most appropriate playing environment. However, it is essential to begin this conversation with a note about resiliency…
Read the complete article from the Soccer Parenting Resource Center here.
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