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5 Tips to Keep Your Gifted Young Athlete Grounded


Most kids in youth sports are in it to have fun, stay active and learn valuable social and competitive skills to help them throughout the rest of their lives. But some kids have exceptional athletic abilities. If you’re a parent to an exceptionally talented young athlete, it’s just as important to keep them grounded in reality as it is to nurture their gifts. What can you do to maintain that delicate balance? Follow these five tips. 1. Encourage Healthy Competition Why healthy competition? Because no matter how talented your child is, there is always someone better. There is always more…