Summary In “Children Need to Play, Not Compete” the author Jessica Statsky argues that the contact sports like tackle ball and peewee football have damaging effects on children. She holds a strong opinion that the children sports should be about teaching them sportsmanship and teamwork. She says that the sports that focus on winning either induce either the fear of losing or the fear of getting hurt. This causes the children to avoid playing. These sports also exert great pressures on the mind and body of the children.
This is an example of how a child could be negatively by the No Pass, No Play rule. The No Pass, No Play rule requires students to acquire excellent grades to play sports. Children in the same situation as Frances could be discouraged to try in school or even drop out of school. Sports may seem alarming at first glance, but digging deeper, it is present that sports aid children in their present and future endeavors. Not everyone lives the same lives.
In the article “Why Parents Should Let Their Kids Play Dangerous Sports,” Jeb Golinkin states that “Behind the scenes, children learn the importance of teamwork, sportsmanship, toughness and competitiveness as well as how to strive, achieve success, and more importantly, how to fail” (530). I agree with Golinkin, but I think that sports teach children even more. I think that they teach children the fundamentals of communication, time management, leadership, as well as dedication. Without communication skills, children won’t be able to adapt well in college or even their future careers and without time management skills, children will struggle to prioritize and use their time efficiently. These values are a part of what makes children grow up into successful adults and without them, I suspect that children would struggle more in school and
In “children Need to Play, Not compete,” Jessica Statsky talks about the damaging effects of the competitive sports when they are forced upon the children. The sports are highly unsafe for small children because they demand a lot of physical and mental energy. These sports become too much to bear and have a negative effect on a child’s health. Competitive sports are designed to be played by the professional players who are able to handle the pressure in a much better. Jessica further speaks out that the notion of winning has taken over the true spirit of the sports.
Spanking can also be used to stop kids from doing something shouldn’t be doing or stopping them from doing something dangerous that can potentially harm them. A good spank will snap the child back into reality, the child will know why he/she got spanked and will be too afraid to do it again; however spanking should be used as a last resort when all fails. Children are supposed to respect and obey their parents and it is the parents’ duty to take charge and make sure that their doing just that. However we all know that that isn’t always trust. Some time talking or taking away their cell phone might not always be that effective.
This is an example of when I was younger and got hurt during a sport and they did not let me play, I was absolutely devastated. This has become a big debate around the world weather kids should be allowed to play their sports or if it is too dangerous. Some people believe that kids should drop the sports for safety reasons. However I believe these kids should participate in whichever sports they choose because 1- They are kids and kids are suppose to have fun. 2- Everyone gets hurt every once in awhile and 3- It will maybe toughen the kids up so when they get older they could maybe go professional.
Summary The passage ‘Children need to play, not compete’ is a profound analysis of a variety of negative impacts that the competitive sports have on the life of children. Jessica Statsky is of the view that competitive sports have a far more negative effects on children than the benefits of it. The ‘adult standards’ that are unfit for the children, need to be eradicated from children sports as they are inappropriate for their better physical growth. These include all kinds of sports that are contact as well as non-contact. These not only influence their physical health but also deteriorate their psychological health.
This action from the little child shows how competitive sports have psychological dangers and can cause children to harm themselves in order to stay out of the game. When parents start their children at a young age, it can cause their child to find ways out of playing and sometimes it can be very harmful to their health and well
They often plead that corporal punishment can show dominance, correct behavior, and that all children are different. Corporal punishment does display an aggressive form of dominance: but on the other hand, a child may revert to bullying other children to display dominance and also have high aggression levels and low patience. Similarly, physical discipline has never been scientifically proven to correct bad behavior long-term. Corporal punishment may fix an issue short-term, but eventually the child will do it again and spanking or hitting them will not fix the issue, rather they must address the issue in a calm manner and discuss with a child why what they have done is wrong. Given, all children are unique and react differently to a variety of different forms of discipline: corporally punishing a child has never been useful and a multitude of tests have been done on different children.
It is not about punishing a child for doing something wrong but, about setting clear parameters and consequences for breaking rules so that they learns how to discipline themselves. A child who has been taught right from wrong and has a solid sense of what negative and positive behavior is. They will know when they have done something wrong. They will want to behave correctly out of a desire to be a good citizen and a member of their family and society, not because they fear
I believe you should let your kids have the right to choose if they want to play a contact sport or not. They are being active, increasing their physical health, improving their self image, teaches them to work with others peers, ect. If we are worried about kids getting injured, why should we get rid of the whole sport as a solution and not just get better equipment? We can 't keep kids away from everything that could cause a risk forever. Majority of kids won 't have long-lasting injuries anyways.
It’s true how many adults say that kids are easily impressionable and take lead from parents, guardians, or others around them. What kids are taught from a young age can shape how they view the world, act, respond, and even live. Surprisingly, giving a kid a participation trophy in sports is one of those things that many debates about because giving one to them will depend on how their life is shaped and what lessons they are taught. Not giving a kid a participation trophy in sports is more beneficial in teaching them the lessons of proper effort and winning or losing. It also shows how diminishing hard work which can lead to negative outcomes.
She believes it is a “destructive message” because defeats are essential for children’s futures. She claims that the main way to succeed is to acknowledge their mistakes. She argues that it is necessary for kids to be perfectly fine with losing and cites evidence from a study of Gold Medal Olympians to support her argument. Merryman also realizes that children need to pay