New item Free shipping Pay Now
Add this item to Cart for a combined free shipping deal
Click to enlarge photo

Listing Detail Tabs

Delivery takes approximately 7-12 business days.

This title is in stock with our Australian supplier and will be ordered in for you asap. We will send you a confirmation email with a Tracking Code to follow the progress of your parcel when it ships.

Competing with Character
Author: Kevin Kush

ISBN: 9781889322988
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 16 June 2008
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0 x 1.5
Description:
When asked why they participate in organised sports, young athletes rank giving everyone a chance to play and having fun far above winning. But even though forty million kids play youth sports each year, an estimated seventy percent of them quit by age thirteen and never play again! Why? Here's what they say: "It's not fun anymore." "The coach played favourites/was too negative." "There's too much pressure." In addition, kids are seeing more and more negative behaviour by parents and coaches. In one survey, three-quarters of young athletes reported seeing out-of control adults at their games. After twenty years of experience as a teacher and coach, Kevin Kush thinks it's time to create a youth sports environment where character, sportsmanship and fun are once again priorities. In COMPETING WITH CHARACTER, he examines the good and the bad going on today on youth playing fields, along the sidelines and in the stands. He urges us to remember that children look to adults as role models and gives coaches and parents a repertoire of skills to use that demonstrate respect, responsibility, courtesy and much more to children. Coach Kush gives tips and...

Returns Policy:
30-day money back guarantee for return if the item is not as described, is damaged or is faulty. We do not offer a refund if you change your mind.

Customs Charges & Duties:
Orders over the value of $270 will be liable for customs charges, taxes including GST and brokerage costs which are the recipient's sole responsibility. Please click here to ask a question
Your question and answer privileges have been disabled.
You must log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases.
Please log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases. Available only to approved bidders. You must be an authenticated member to ask questions Find out more about becoming authenticated. Your account is in debt Your current account balance is You must credit your account to use this feature.
Firearms Licence #
By entering my licence number, I confirm I am aware of my obligations under the Arms Act.
Transaction details may be provided to police in accordance with the Terms & Conditions.
Your current account balance is Please note you will lose your question and answer privileges if your account is in debt for more than 2 weeks. Credit your account.
I confirm that I am over 18 years old.
To prevent your personal details being misused please do not put emails or phone numbers in questions. Failure to comply may result in the suspension of your account. The seller cannot add a Buy Now price once bidding has started.

Shipping options

  • Free shipping within New Zealand  

Payment options