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Michigan Youth Basketball League Trophies and Awards

January 23, 2017 at 07:35 AM

Michigan Basketball League Trophies


Some of the most important lessons in life cannot be learned in a classroom. This is why it is absolutely necessary for you to expose your child to different learning experiences. There is no better way to do this than letting your child play sports.

Youth basketball leagues can be found in every district so check your neighborhood to know about the programs, coaches and schedules. If you want a more holistic educational experience for your kid, you should allow him or her to discover the joys behind America’s favorite past time, basketball.

Here are some of the things your child can learn if he or she engages in youth basketball:


The importance of keeping fit.


Most parents worry about teaching their kids a proper and balanced diet because the temptation of junk food and fatty food is everywhere. However, if your child likes to play basketball, he or she will naturally gravitate toward a healthier diet because they know that it makes a difference on the court. Encourage healthy eating habits by explaining to your child what each type of food can do for their performance. For example, Vitamin A-rich foods such as carrots will improve their accuracy and vision, so they’ll never have to miss another free throw again.


Teaching the value of teamwork and effort.


Michigan Basketball League Awards


Nothing makes an impact in a child’s life more than learning the value of teamwork and hard work. When your kids get involved in organized sports, they discover aspects about themselves that they won’t be able to unravel if they stuck to reading books and listening to lessons. Cooperation is an important trait that will become a building block of a successful life, and hard work and perseverance will build character.


Learning how to pick one’s self up after falling down.


In the literal sense, your child will fall many times while playing basketball. The important thing is he or she will learn how to shake off the dust and get back to dribbling that ball. This also applies to the figurative sense, and your child will learn the valuable lesson of resilience. Each time your child encounters failure, such as missing a shot or losing a game, he or she will build inner confidence knowing that there will always be a new opportunity to do better, as long as they try.


Gaining meaningful mentorship from respected coaches.


Being a coach means more than dishing out training drills and strategic plays to perform on the court. It’s also about bringing young kids together so they can help each other grow. With the right coach providing wisdom, insight and life direction, any child can grow up to become a successful adult.


Michigan Basketball League Medals


Receiving important recognition and awards.


All hard work deserves to be recognized and nothing says you did a good job better than a trophy or award. Not only will you be able to display your award in your own home or room, you will also be able to look back at this tangible piece of your early success to remind you to keep going whenever times get tough. Rewards are more than just prizes you give away at the end of a game or season. They’re lifetime reminders of what you are capable of. So in times when your child may doubt his or her abilities in any way, you can use a trophy or a medal to put a smile back on his or her face. This way, they’ll have the courage and confidence to take life in long strides.

If you want to enroll your child in a youth basketball league this year, Great Lakes Trophies & Engraving will be able to supply all your needs for trophies, medals and customized awards. We offer high quality awards that any child will be proud to show and keep. For inquiries, dial 734-266-1815 and we’ll be happy to help!

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