Our athletes have begun to specialize at a younger and younger age. I often ask parents if their children play any other sports and many say that they focus on just one. This leads to an alarming number of repetitive movement injuries in our young athletes. Since no two sports are completely alike, children who participate in multiple sports learn to incorporate different movements, patterns that are inherent to each particular sport.
Basically they become more well rounded because they are required to use different skill sets. Children are also less likely to get burned out as frequently when they are doing a wide variety of activities. It really doesn't matter what the activity, just try to keep some variety in their programs.Read More