It has been fairly well established that at least seventy percent of all youth quit organized sports by U13. When seeking a solution it must be noted that it is not what we are doing at U13 that poses the problem but what players have experienced prior to that (at U9 through U12). Clearly something is broken and many feel that, with improvements, we should be able to get that figure under fifty percent.
Virgina Youth Soccer has developed Twenty One Steps to Increased Learning, Fun and Retention
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