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.
Winning is important, but it's more important to help kids learn life lessons because trophies collect dust.
Lavoi explores the lack of gender balance in the youth coaching ranks and why more mothers need to coach youth
Praising ineffective or absent effort is the same thing as telling kids "I don't expect you to improve."
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
Colt McCoy On Single-Sport Specialization
NFL quarterback Colt McCoy recommends kids play multiple sports and avoid specializing until later in life.
Major League Baseball star Curtis Granderson says finding the balance is key to avoiding burnout.
A Doctor's View On Attrition Rates In Sports And Why Kids Quit
Dr. Joseph Donahue shares his views on what drives kids out of sports - everything from injury to lack of fun.