Joe Maddon On The Importance Of Playing Multiple Sports
Maddon states his opinion on sport specialization at a young age.
The Best Mentors Help Kids Find Their Passion
R.C. Buford recognizes the mentors in his life and how they guided him to play the sport of his choice.
An empowering message from a World Cup Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist to youth and high school athletes
PCA National Advisory Board Member and St. Louis Cardinals Shortstop, Paul DeJong shares his game day prep.
The sense of belonging that Derek yearns for is a great example that kids do sports to feel connected.
Playing Your Part, with Soccer Star Danielle Slaton
Former USWNT Soccer Player, Danielle Slaton talks about her soccer career as a player and a current analyst.
Steph Curry: Play Multiple Sports To Get Outside Your Comfort Zone
Steph Curry emphasizes the important role that playing multiple sports had on character building in his youth.
Parents Avoiding Specialization Even When Coach Demands It
Brad Frost talks about how playing different sports helps kids develop skills that they otherwise would not.
What Coaches Can Say When Young Kids Are Pumped To Specialize Early
Matt Kata talks about how important it is for kids to play a variety of sports.
Why It's Important To Understand The Game, Not Just Be Athletic
Brad Frost talks about how understanding the game separates the really good players from the elite.
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
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.