It's Just A Game: 5 Must-Watch Videos For Sports Parents and Kids
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Keith Van Horn (@Coach_Keith44) played in the NBA for 10 years, participating in two NBA Finals and finishing his career with an average of nearly 16 points and seven rebounds per game. Earlier, he was a Consensus First Team All-America and 1997 ESPN National Performer of the Year at University of Utah.
Keith, a member of PCA's National Advisory Board, currently serves as Executive Director for Colorado Premier Basketball Club, which he founded based on many PCA principles. Keith is passionate about improving our youth sports culture and writes about his experiences and opinions in his blog, Layups and Rebounds. The following summarizes one of Keith's posts.
Sports parent often yell advice (and worse!) to their youth athletes from the sidelines. Even if intended to motivate, those shouts rarely do, especially in the heat of competition. To illustrate how ridiculous some parents sound, these five comedic videos from Hockey Canada imagine a role reversal between youth athletes and their parents. Watching these certainly can make parents re-consider what, if anything, they yell to their kids during competition.
Keith agrees with Hockey Canada that parents should "Relax, it's just a game."
To see the 5 videos from Hockey Canada on Keith Van Horn's blog Layups and Rebounds, click the link below.