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Why Kids Need Risky Play

I want you to look at the above playground from my hometown, and tell me what you see wrong with it? I know it's hard to guess because you can't s...

How to Choose the Right Private Coach for Your Youth Athlete

With the rising popularity of private sector training, there are more training options than ever before, and the decision to hire a coach is not to be...

How the Slow, Small Kid Can Still Become an Elite Soccer Player

Big, strong and fast. Those are the traits that dominate youth soccer in America. If you don't have them, there's a good chance you'll get overl...

The Wrong Way to Play Multiple Sports

Early sport specialization. It's a term you almost never heard 15 or 20 years ago. Nowadays, even my grandma knows what it means to "specialize ear...

Early Specialization vs. Early Sampling: Which is Better?

This article originally appeared on EricaSuter.com The early specialization vs. early sampling debate is as bellicose as a battle between the Stark...