Today is another look at the wonderful book “Completing The Circle” by Thomas Poplawski and available as a free ebook. Today’s chapter is about “Children and Sports: Finding A Balance”, which is an area in which I have some personal experience with my own children and what we have found to work and not work.
The hurried child syndrome has extended to the world of sports. In a world where children often played pick ups games unsupervised by any adult for long periods of time, the sporting realm has now turned into teams organized and run by adults, with adult rules of play, uniforms and other realms of organization that used to be relegated until the high school level. This I can attest from my own personal experience.
Poplawski writes the following, which is also something I have personally seen as a pediatric physical therapist: Continue reading