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Harmful Effects of Separating Youth Based on Current Talent

Harmful Effects of Separating Youth Based on Current Talent

     The common practice in youth sports of separating players based on ability has been the source of some debate. Players who are selected to play on the advanced team, the A team, are the ones that will get better coaching and more opportunities to advance their skills than the players who are on the [...]

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Great Article on Kids Playing Multi-Sports or Specializing in One

Great Article on Kids Playing Multi-Sports or Specializing in One

We came across a few articles on the pros and cons of kids specializing in a sport in order to In a recent post from the folks at Changing the Game project, the focus was on the age-old question of “Is it Wise to Specialize?” With the obsession of obtaining college scholarships at all costs, [...]

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Rundown on Summer Lacrosse Tourneys- Boys

For all of these, please check the dates. For more information on college recruiting, see the following Kudda videos on recruiting Rutgers MVP- June 13-15th… Run by Rutgers University is a team camp. Players stay at one of the many campuses at Rutgers in AC dorms. Teams check in on Friday w/ their first game [...]

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Meat Market

I also just finished reading Meat Market by ESPN reporter Bruce Feldman. Feldman spent a year embedded with the University of Mississippi’s football coaches as they went through the process of recruiting their players. Although there were far too many names of both coaches and players and it was hard to keep everyone straight, the [...]

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Summer Recruiting Tournaments

This weekend marks the beginning of the club lacrosse summer recruiting tournaments. For some of the Mid-Atlantic girls clubs, they have the Charm City classic outside of Baltimore and for the HS boys; there is the Rutgers MVP camp. From now until the end of July, every weekend will have a tournament or camp where [...]

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