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Amanda Visek: The FUN MAPS

Adults think “fun” for kids is goofing-off, not listening, and not being serious. However, children don’t define “fun” this way.

In her groundbreaking 2014 Fun Maps research, Amanda Visek decided to ask children to define “fun”, and discovered 81 independent things that make participating in team sports fun for kids.

Greater athletic performance is more likely to be achieved if kids are engaged in the most fun sport experiences possible.



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