1. Surround your young player with excellence.Use the game to help teach life lessons that can be applied in different situations throughout your child’s life. If you expect to win every game and expect that your child’s basketball career will lead to a scholarship, chances are both you and your child will be disappointed. Set the proper expectations and your young player’s basketball experience will be a good one.
Mike Klinzing is Founder and Executive Director of (Cleveland, OH). Offering youth basketball camps and skills training for over 20 years, Head Start Basketball uses the game to improve character, develop leadership, and promote sportsmanship.
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