When your child doesn't score during the game

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When your child doesn't score during the game

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Sometimes when I'm coaching kids, they will get upset when they don't score. Let's face it: All the kids, and they usually start with soccer, want to score the goal. One of the most important things about sports is that it is a team sport. What you want to do as a coach, you want to talk to all the kids about the object is not who scores, how many goals you score, or how much you score. It is that everyone contributes; it might be a pass or it might be a little play. Win together as a team and you lose together as a team. Once you confide that in all the kids, they get it.

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Geoff Wells

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Geoff Wells is a law partner at Greene Broillet & Wheeler in Santa Monica California. He is a graduate of the University of Washington class of 1981, and was a pitcher on the baseball team. He then went on to graduate from Pepperdine University School of Law in 1985. He has been a youth and travel ball baseball coach since 2003. He is married to Janet Ray and has two children, Morgan and Garrett.

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