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Sport's not all balls!

Variety is the spice of life

Help your child choose the sport that's right for them.

Okay, so they hate racket sports, have no interest in kicking a football around and are always trying to avoid athletics.

So, how about giving martial arts or dance a go instead?

Remember lots of sports aren't included in the school curriculum.

A healthy balance

Don't expect too much from your kids.

Sport can easily be fitted in around other activities such as playing musical instruments or visiting friends.

"I did it my way"

Let kids get involved in their own time and in their own way.

Get involved

However, you can set an example by getting involved yourself.

Sport's a great way to spend time together as a family.


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All children, even those that think they're not 'sporty', enjoy knocking a ball around, even before they can walk.
- J Close, coach and father

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