One Sport Athletes – Part 3

In my first and second posts regarding sport specialization, I wrote more about the benefits of multiple sport participation than the detriments of specialization.  In today’s post, I want to direct coaches and parents towards data that speaks against specialization. Let me start with a quick recap about the type of specialization that I’m talking…
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One Sport Athletes – Part 2

Before I start with actual content today, I have to share this link first.  My wife and I are both Saturday Night Live nerds.  The cold opening Deflategate parody of A Few Good Men had me rolling.  Feel free to skip to the 3:35 mark where the good stuff begins. My intention this week was…
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One Sport Athletes

A recent chart has been circulating Twitter regarding Urban Meyer’s football recruits at Ohio State.  I pulled the picture from @ohiovarsity, but I’ve seen it in many places already.  At any rate, here it is: In my time as a multi-sport coach and AD at various sized schools, I’ve often heard kids who are dropping…
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Protect Kids…from Themselves

I recently had a blog post sent to me addressing an MLB player’s view of dealing with his own concussion.  It’s a pretty good read that can be found here. Reading this reminded me of another blog post that had been sent to me quite a while ago.  Fair warning before you read this one…
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No More Fans

For the past couple weeks, I’ve been mentioning to anyone who will listen to me that I really need to get a new blog post up.  I realized today that I’m getting close to six weeks from my last post, so it’s time to put fingers on the keyboard today!  I apologize for the delay,…
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