The Problem With Kids Specializing In Sports Podcast Episode – 4

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By Asia Mape | June 23, 2018
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The Growing Problem Of Sports Specialization

Mental and physical burnout, a billion-dollar soft tissue repair industry and kids leaving sports in droves. Sports Specialization has gotten out of control, so much so, the medical world has officially declared ESS (Early Sports Specialization) a disorder.

On today’s podcast, Executive Vice President of US Club Soccer and the ECNL, Christian Lavers joins us to talk about this problem and what parents need to know to navigate this important issue. And we also speak with Chris Murphy, the Executive Director of Coastal FC Soccer in Vancouver, Canada where his club and a local hockey club – Semiahmoo, got together and coordinated their schedules so the athletes in their city could play both!

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