10 Youth Sports Quotes That Will Make You Think

Cast Your Vote For Your Favourite Quote

Below are ten quotes that have appeared at some stage on the Coaching Young Athletes blog or social media accounts.

Each quote relates to a youth sports topic that I am passionate about.

Check them out and then vote for your favourite in the poll at the bottom of the page.

Quote 1

Prepare a young athlete for their sporting future, not just the next big competition - Facebook (1)

Quote 2

Good coaches are athlete-centered,not self-centered

Quote 3

Medals are not a measure of youth sport success

Quote 4

Competitive sporting success at an early age can have very limited relevance - Facebook

Quote 5

Parents and coaches should not get over-excited about a young athlete_s early sporting success and create unrealistic expectations of them. Do not risk a child_s enjoyment of sport b

Quote 6

How to best help young athletes prepare for a big sports event-

Quote 7

For Better Results, Stop Worrying About Opponents

Quote 8

Develop young athletes so that they can compete well whether you are there or not - Facebook

Quote 9

to live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.

Quote 10

If training isn't fun, kids wont improve

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Darren Wensor is a sports development professional, coach educator, specialist coach of young athletes, and founder of the blog coachingyoungathletes.com. Learn more about him here and connect with him on TwitterFacebookLinkedin, or via email. Check out Coaching Young Athletes on YouTube, the Coaching Young Athletes podcast, and the Coaching Young Athletes E-Book Series.

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