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Youth hockey’s play-to-win culture means that children’s personal development is pushed to the side in pursuit of victory. Shutterstock

Play-to-win attitudes in youth hockey sacrifice personal development for victory

Organized sports can foster positive development in children. However, the competitive nature of youth hockey produces a pressure-to-win environment, where personal development is pushed to the side.
Children play sports for fun and to be with their friends - not for winning. from www.shutterstock.com

Children have fun playing sports and don’t need to satisfy adults’ ambitions

If you ask children, they enjoy sports because it's fun, they are with their mates and may get a compliment from the coach. But research shows that adults' ambitions increasingly drive kids' sports.

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