GET THE GAME FOR A HEALTHY LIFE
16 April 2012
Introduce your preschoolers to a sport appropriate for their age and interests, suggests Mike Pott, Director of Youth Sports for the Michiana Family YMCA.
“The interests of the child, the attitude of family members, and the demands of the sport all interact to affect the child’s experience,” says Pott. “When grownups establish realistic goals for a child, we know kids work harder because success feels possible.”
Above all, according to Potts, emphasizing that sports are fun to play will help your child stay active and benefit from all that playing sports can offer. It appears at least two local physicians agree
, according to Sunday's South Bend Tribune.