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5 reasons your child might not be motivated in sports

As parents, it’s hard to watch a child not giving it their all on the field or court. Clearly, kids will have days when they aren’t super motivated, and the younger they are, the more often this happens.
Even as adults, think about your workouts — you have days when you have a lot of energy and other days you have nothing in the tank. When you notice your child consistently not working hard, watching this from the sideline can become an extreme source of frustration for parents.
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But before you start screaming ‘run’ at them during every soccer game, as we did with our oldest back in the day, you should consider a few things