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Why is it important to have proper equipment in children's sports?

Protective equipment, like helmets and shoulder pads, can help protect kids from injury during sports.

It is important to have the proper equipment in children's sports to ensure that the children participating in that particular sport are as safe as possible. Children need proper equipment while they are learning to play that sport and learning the proper technique for the particular positions they are playing.

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