I recently spoke at the Madras Dyslexia Association about the role of outdoor sport in stimulating children and their development. That got me thinking about what it is that we really teach at Great Goals. So let’s start with: What does sport teach us? At the most basic and individual level, sport teaches us  about ourselves –  about our body,
How do we build effective collaboration in sports? How do we create strong teams? Sports by its very nature is competitive. You are competing to win. So how you do bring collaboration/ teamwork into this? In both Teamwork and collaboration – you are working together to achieve an objective that you cannot achieve on your own. There is a subtle
Over the years, we have come to believe that team sports, such as football, are so much more than just physical activities that are good for our body. It can wholly support a young player’s emotional growth & well-being too! The five C’s—competence, confidence, connections, character, and caring— are strengthened by team sports. As a result of better social interactions,
Children are constantly learning, and they’re constantly developing. That’s why Great Goal coaches aim to teach them valuable lessons at every chance possible! Our coaches not only give children quality football skills but also help them develop their coping mechanisms and emotional handling skills. By teaching them what true sportsmanship means, they start to reflect during their game and otherwise
It goes without saying that young minds are easily impressionable, so when it comes to sportsmanship, the influence of parents and coaches on children truly matters. Sportsmanship is defined as the fair and generous behavior or treatment of others, especially in a sporting contest. This quality teaches children who are playing or watching a sport to treat each other with

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