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Adults and Children in Organized Sports
Release Date: October 14, 2016

Rye Brook Recreation
Bob Bigelow
Adults and Children in Organized Sports;
Who Wins, Who Loses?

Bob Bigelow is one of the foremost lecturers in the country regarding the needs of children in youth sports, and using common-sense approaches to meet those needs.

Bob is a former NBA first round draft choice and four-year player.  He played collegiately at the University of Pennsylvania for Hall of Fame Coach Chuck Daly.  He has devoted several thousand hours researching and lecturing about organized youth sports and its effects on children and adults.  Since 1993, he has conducted over 600 talks throughout the country.

This talk is educational, challenging, motivational and humorous.  “The best talk I’ve ever heard on any subject,” said one listener.  “I recommend to anyone who deals with the youth of America to spend one hour with Bob Bigelow,” said another.  You are guaranteed to leave with a better understanding of what children really want and need from their sports activities.

Bob has also written a book, Just Let the Kids Play (Health Communications, Inc.), that describes organized youth sports’ major systemic problems and offers many reforms for better changes.  This book is being distributed throughout North America.

Bob’s mission to put the youth back in youth sports has received widespread media attention-Sports IllustratedThe Boston GlobeThe New York Times, WEEI-AM Radio (Boston), The Philadelphia Inquirer, New England Sports Network (NESN), WFAN-AM Radio (New York City), and Toronto Sun.

As an adult involved in youth sports, ask yourself two questions; “Why do my kids play?” and “What are my motivations for being involved, or not?”  Whether you are satisfied or uncomfortable with your answers, please attend this thought-provoking forum.  It delivers the crucial message that adults involved in youth sports must hear.
Who:                      Rye Brook Basketball Parents
                                and all Residents
Location:              Blind Brook High School Auditorium
Time:                     7:30pm - 9:30pm
Date:                      October 25th
Fee:                        Free

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