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.
USA Baseball: 5 Benefits Of Playing Multiple Sports
Learn the 5 benefits of playing multiple sports from USA Baseball's Confident Baseball Coach Course.
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.
Four Ways To Balance Athletic Identity
What if you worked on yourself as a person first, not just an athlete? Read here on how you can do just that.
AJ Hinch: Being A Teammate In All Aspects Of Life
Manager of the Houston Astros discusses how being an athlete helped transition him into his role in the MLB.
Athleticism Over Specialized Skills
Stanford wrestling coach Jason Borrelli thinks young athletes who play multiple sports are more coachable.