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Benefits of Youth Sports

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Katherine Decorte

on 21 May 2014

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Transcript of Benefits of Youth Sports

Essential Question

Thesis Statement
Graduation Expectations
- recognizing and respecting the diversity and individuality of others.

- Participating in community service leadership roles and/or school activities.

- Mastering technology as a means of communication.
Learning Stretch

Mr. Jim Curtis
North Providence Youth Basketball Association board member
School to Career Coordinator
Math Component

Thank you!
What are the benefits of youth sports?
Youth sports teams teach life skills that are imperative to a child's overall growth into a successful individual.
Research Paper
Respect and Responsibility
time management
balancing priorities
Sportsmanship and Comradery
social skills
needs of the team
contribute and respect abilities

Winning, Losing, and Positive Attitudes
learn from successes/failures
pursue excellence, not perfection
school requirements
balancing school and sports
fewer discipline problems
teaching others
outgoing personality
role model
Staying Fit
physically fit
healthy body, healthy mind
confidence/self esteem
reduces health risks
Any Questions?
Athletes have higher GPA's than non athletes
The key to developing positive character traits and life values...
Katherine DeCorte
difference between what is taught with the junior girls compared to senior girls.
Actually seeing the girls progress-basketball skills, listening skills, learning from mistakes, better attitude, HAVING FUN!

*shooting in the wrong basket
*showing up late to the game
Future Plans
CCRI-transfer to RIC
college sports
teaching-elementary school
pursue coaching students/my own kids
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