Are sports lessons really necessary for small children?

Are sports lessons necessary

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  1. Graham

    Chloe has done football, rugby and now swimming she loved rugby but football she diddnt follow instruction very well but enjoyed running about. The swimming she loves as she did the rugby. So I’d day yes as long as the sport caters specifically to that age.

  2. Luke Davies

    I believe young children need to learn fundamentals movement skills. I teach P.E in a primary school, we teach key stage 1 P.E through story and song, the kids love it and get to learn all the skills!

  3. Nick

    Great topic! I make toys for babies – all with a sports theme! (littlesportstar.com) My view is that as long as the kids are enjoying it, then it is fine. However, I think that even very young children can learn basic skills such as balance, hand-eye, core strength, all from a very young age.

  4. Tony green

    My son does it out of choice he cycles 30 miles a week, fitness club, rugby, cross-country running Jujitsu, 5km parkrun, boxing I enjoy going to watch him

  5. Rhys

    Anything these days which encourages kids to get moving and active has got to me a good thing.

    Maybe it’s helpful to those parents who don’t feel “sporty enough” to host these activities themselves.

    It could be a bit of a money spinner for the company cashing in on those looking for an hour away from their kids.

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