Encourage Kids to Play Multiple Sports!

There is too much evidence out there that supports exactly what they are talking about in the article below.

Don’t let your kids specialize in one sport until they are well into their teens!

http://nypost.com/2017/06/19/the-epidemic-thats-ruining-youth-sports/

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Tips for coaching and communicating with younger athletes

coach communicating with young hockey players

It may seem obvious that athletes of different ages will require different styles of instruction, motivation, and even communication, but what does that really mean?  Let’s break it down.

After years of working with older teens, I started working with much younger children.  The difference was staggering and, though I had years of experience working with kids, I felt like I was brand new and clueless.  I had to adapt and improve upon everything, right down to how I communicated with them.  Here is what I learned and some tips to help streamline your path to success.

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