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Tigers News · High School Self-Advocacy & Sports


The National Alliance for Youth Sports believes that participation in sports and activities develops important character traits and lifelong values in children which can create a positive impact in their lives.

  1. Sports boost self-esteem
  2. Playing sports helps develop teamwork and leadership skills
  3. It’s a natural stress reliever
  4. Kids develop lifelong healthy lifestyle habits
  5. It’s fun!

Additionally, it helps student athletes learn to advocate for themselves – a life long tool necessary in adulthood.  Check out this GREAT article from the National Federation of State High School Associations

https://www.nfhs.org/articles/self-advocacy-helping-student-athletes-address-issues-on-their-own/