"Beyond Winning: How to Keep What's Great About Youth and Child Sports and Lose What's Not"
lecture with Kim John Payne
Friday, October 11, 7 pm
Veteran's Memorial Theater
203 East 14th Street, Davis
Seating is limited, a reservation guarantees your spot. $5-10 donations accepted at the door.
These days it seems everyone has a youth sports horror story--whether it's about a tyrant coach obsessed with his team record that only plays the best kids on the team, or a parent who publicly berates his kid for not making a goal. But should it really only be all about winning? What about having fun, learning a sport, and developing athletic skills?
Join the author of Simplicity Parenting and Beyond Winning: Smart Parenting in a Toxic Sports Environment for an evening discussion of an alternative approach to teaching sports to kids. Deemphasizing short-term goals like winning and youth championships, Kim John Payne encourages an age-appropriate four-stage timeline, based on a child’s physical, psychological, and neurological development. Come enjoy an evening with this noted author for what is sure to be a lively discussion.
Presented by the Davis Waldorf School
Kim John Payne, M.E.d
A consutant and trainer to over 110 independent and public North American Schools, Kim John Payne M.Ed. has been a school counselor, adult educator, consultant, researcher and educator for nearly 30 years and a private family counselor for 15 years. He is the author of the acclaimed book, Simplicity Parenting and co-author of the new book Beyond Winning: Smart Parenting in a Toxic Sports Environment.