One of the key components of good sportsmanship is to play by the rules. Rules of a game prevent one player from doing something that would harm another player. And beyond just physical safety, rules ensure that players respect each other and play fairly.
Liberty Mutual Insurance's Play Positive® presents the top six reasons to always play by the rules.
6 Reasons To Play By The Rules for US Youth Soccer
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6 REASONS To PLAY
BY THE RULES
Cheaters never win, right? Unfortunately, sometimes they do.
But playing sports isn't just about the results on the scoreboard.
|t’s earning those results fair and square by playing by the rules.
The Liberty Mutual Insurance Play Positive““ initiative powered
by Positive Coaching Alliance presents the top 6 reasons
why you should always play by the rules.
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When you play by the rules,
you know that you’ve won
fairly and that you deserve
the win. You’ve won the
game with no question
about the outcome.
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Rules are in place to keep players safe. M
When you play by the rules, youreduce
the risk of you or others getting injured.
Respect the rules
to help keep everyone safe.
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The fact is: when you play by the
rules, you’ll spend more timé3§, _.~
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When you play by the rules, you
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of your teammates, your coach
and your parents. You’ll also
respect yourself. When you
see other players playing by
the rules, you respect them.
When you play by the
rules, you are ensuring
— that a .300 batting
average in Massachusetts is
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by the rules, people see that
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will see you as a leader.
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stand with you!
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The rules in sports remind us what is important:
having fun, staying safe, learning and growing,
challenging ourselves to improve and do
better, and to give us the opportunity
to reach our potential.
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For more information,
visit PlayPositive. com
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Liberty Mutual Insurance started the Play Positive® program to
encourage good sportsmanship and help parents and coaches
promote a better youth sports experience.
Visit PlayPositive. com for helpful advice, tools, and resources
you can use on and off the field.
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