The Educated Sports Parent

Posted on: February 28, 2021

Popular culture seems to be pushing the notion that in order to succeed at sports kids need to be put into sports before they are even out of diapers. Then as soon as they get out of diapers they have to know what sport they want to commit themselves to for the rest of their lives so they can practice enough to make sure they get some sort of athletic scholarship and do well enough to reach the professional ranks.

Early specialization in sports can have a detrimental impact on children. Participating in multiple sports can reduce injuries, provide your child with cross-training benefits and prevent athlete burnout. Read more to see how you can help keep the ‘fun’ in sports .

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The Tri-City Youth Basketball Association (TCYBA) was formed in 1999 and is a registered, volunteer-driven, not-for-profit that serves the youth of Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody (Tri-Cities) and surrounding areas in British Columbia, Canada. Currently we have well over 2000 players, from Kindergarten to grade 12, playing in various divisions including both competetive and recreational play. Open to both boys and girls, the club operates out of school gyms across the Tri-City area and strives to ensure all youth that want to enjoy the sport have an opportunity to participate

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