My daugheter playing soccer.The time has come for your child to make a big transition when it comes to sports. Gone are the days when no one kept score and everyone won a trophy; it's suddenly time for competitive sports. Whether your son or daughter has finally graduated to a county team from a local community league or is trying out instead of simply signing up, competitive sports are a unique beast and a rite of passage for many.What should you know about your son or daughter's first attempt at competitive sports?
Keep your schedule open.
Where recreational sports programs may only practice and play once a week, competitive leagues require a true time commitment from both students and their families. Be prepared for regular (sometimes daily) practices and a busy game schedule that may involve traveling, depending on your sport, season, and age level of the children.
Be sure your child's heart is in it.
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