Winning and losing can be a part of the adult life but children sports should be all about fun. The highly selective nature of competitive sports make it difficult for the children to make it to the field. It eliminates many of them in the trail rounds and thus the children feel discouraged. The author concludes by providing a very feasible solution. She is of the view that children sports can be improved by excluding the adult standards from them.
Competition only makes children bound to be winners. It also discourages sportsman spirit. Instead of being a source of healthy growth, these competitive sports have started becoming the source of depression for children when they don’t fulfil the expectations of their parents. These sports should enhance the sportsman spirit in children and must be beneficial for their mental and physical health. Concentrating on winning or losing spoils the fun that games hold.
And it's not appropriate to teach our children that you win by hurting others’’(pg. 2). That is telling us if we don't solve this problem more of the weaker kids are going to have low self- esteem and get hurt from all the ball that they are getting hit with. Also, it’s letting the people know that the most skilled players are going to just pick on them on and off of the dodgeball floor. That’s why we should not allow this game of
(source used) ii. What are their justifications? (source used) C. Refutation of the opponent’s view i. Prove that physical punishment is not the way to motivating your child into doing the right thing. (source used) D. Concluding Sentence: Therefore, it is obvious that physical punishment is still being used by parents widely, yet this idea can be easily opposed due to the physical harm that the child is exposed to and how this creates children’s fear from their parents rather than loving them.
According to Jacqueline Stenson from MSNBC “Some will turn to steroids or other performance enhancing substances to try to gain an edge.” If the kids are turning to performance enhancing drugs they will not be cheating themselves of their true performance. The the sports are no fun anymore because the pressure can be too much for young kids causing a lot of stress. Metzl co-author of “The Young Athlete: A Sports Doctor’s Complete Guide for Parents,” claims “Most kids would rather play on a losing team than sit on the bench of a winning team.” By sitting on the bench they are not learning anything and getting better at their sport. So over all competitive sports are a waste of time and there is on free time
Strict parenting is a toilsome war. Kids may think their life is a living hell, but the outcome is definitely bliss. Parents are strict because they love their children and they want them to be a successful and prospering adult. A child needs to be loved and nurtured, but also instructed so they know wrong from right. Without a functioning conscience formed by their parents, children will not have successful and full life.
Kids will always be kids, and part of being a kid is being able to go outside, have fun and get hurt, but there is always a line that must not be crossed. Kids and teens are growing human beings and their bodies are very fragile. If parents can stop their kids from specializing in sports early the number of kid-related injuries can be greatly reduced. One reason kids shouldn’t specialize in youth sports until they’re in high school is due to the fact that they’re constricting their options and choices. Another reason why kids shouldn’t specialize in one sport is that it takes a toll on the kids’ growing bodies.
The video company is facing a huge criticism because of the video games that it is developing. Many feel that it is a negative impact on the kids. IF the negative opinion of the public increases it would affect the sales. Mouth to Mouth negative ness about the games would be of more impact. Negativeness is contagious and spreads like a wildfire, so has to be mitigated before a huge damage is done.
One specific area that the coaches talked about was parents restricting young athletes to one sport instead of allowing them to diversify. One coach said, “I believe that playing more sports as a young athlete only helps them become a better athlete. I am allowing my kids to play multiple sports. Kids don’t really know what they really want or what’s best for them, so they need to play, play, play.” This is one of the many indications of the shift in parental involvement in youth sport. One shift was from allowing kids to play to controlling their play, and another is the change of the parents’ goals for allowing their kids to play sports.
For example an article called “Get off that couch and play!” published by Sports World, states, “The challenges young people encounter when participating in competitive sports mirror those they will encounter in their lives. Students learn important life skills such as how to accept criticism, how to handle oneself under the pressure of competition, how to work hard toward a goal, how to win and lose graciously.” (Eileen Booker, 2014). This is important to notice because many might say that playing sports just help build more physical strength and help kids live a healthier lifestyle, it also teaches them important life lessons. The life lessons that the children can learn from playing sports are very useful to use out in the real world and will be later on in life. In addition, an article called “8 important life lessons kids learn from playing sports” from “The Active Times” says that eight life lessons kids learn from sports are: becoming achievement oriented, accountability, just because life isn’t fair doesn’t mean you quit, being a player vs. being a performer, setting short and long term goals, repetition, character and perseverance.