“Are you gunning for an athletic scholarship in a few years?”
“What, do you think he’s the next Pelé or something?”
Those are the general reactions I get when I tell people I signed my 2.5-year-old up for soccer this spring.
They think I’m either delusional—believing my son to be some kind of athletic prodigy who should be groomed for the big leagues right away—or crazy competitive, obsessed with watching my son win from the sidelines.
But I don’t think I’m either of those.
Today I’m over at Coach Daddy talking about the reasons why I’m signing my toddler up for sports. Are there real benefits for the preschool-aged group or not?
Join me there and let me know what you think!