Playing Multiple Sports Early Helps When You Specialize Later
There are elements outside of soccer that are useful for overall improvement, says Soccer Legend Alexi Lalas.
When Playing Multiple Sports, It Can Be Difficult To Keep Tabs On Injuries
Burks urges players and parents to communicate injuries between sports more effectively
John O'Sullivan says that making the ride home a 'teachable moment' starts to take the joy out of the game.
Jack Clark on what it truly means to be a team oriented player and why that is something he looks for.
Coaches can think they know it all right away. Dave St. Peter says he still doesn't know it all years later.
Specializing In One Position At An Early Age Harms Youth Development
David Griffin explains that as kids learn sports, they need to learn to play every position.
Coaches Shouldn't Spread The Myth That Specializing Makes You Better
Any coach that tells a twelve-year-old player that they need to pick one sport is doing them a disservice.
When Kids Specialize Early, They Lose The Hunger To Compete
Specialization and year round play without changing sports can often cause kids to lose their passion.
After Injuries, It's Not About When Kids Return To Play, But How
It's natural to want to help your kid back from injury, but parents must also think about quality of treatment
Why The Cleveland Indians Prefer Multi-Sport Athletes
The Cleveland Indians discuss the benefits of playing multiple sports and why you shouldn't specialize early.
MLB Pitcher: The Absolute Worst Thing You Can Do Is Specialize Young
"Don't cripple your kids and make them choose. Allow kids to be kids and enjoy all sports." - MLB Pitcher
Brad Stevens: Playing Muliple Sports Leads To Better Athletes
Celtic's Coach Brad Stevens shares his belief that kids should play as many sports as possible.
Kristine Lilly On Why Youth Athletes Should Play Multiple Sports
Former U.S. Women's National Soccer Team star says multiple sports can prevent burnout and keep sports fun