Parent’s Emotions

Where do they fit at their kids’ sports game?

By: Kent Ladendorf

The crossover. It is one of the most effective moves a basketball player can make on the court. It is poetry in motion, a work of art. So, I taught the move to my son at an early age. He perfected it. He executed it flawlessly. But he had to quit using it. It is an old-school move that most referees today don’t fully understand. So they call traveling. Almost always. When they called it on my son, my blood boiled. How can they not know the rules? Why would they rob a young man of a basket when he made such a great move? It took me longer to check my emotions than it should have. I wish I had seen articles like the one found by following the link below when my kids were involved in youth sports.

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