Joe Maddon On The Importance Of Playing Multiple Sports
Maddon states his opinion on sport specialization at a young age.
Breaking Down Early Sports Specialization
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Now seven months in, we’ve learned a few things about the pandemic’s wider impact on youth & HS sports.
Coaches can get involved in leadership in a different way by talking about character-building and identity.
Activity from PCA trusted resource RISE to examine how athletes use sports as an agent social change.
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.
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.
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.
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.