It can be difficult to keep up with the fast-changing world of youth sports. From sport specialization to concussion-prevention, TrueSport’s collection of articles covering the latest hot-button issues in youth sport will keep you on the ball.



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Is Specializing In One Sport Good or Bad?

Is Specializing In One Sport Good or Bad? By Jamie Clark and Timothy Baghurst Health and Human Performance, Oklahoma State University A common discussion among parents, coaches, and athletes is how early youth athletes should specialize in a sport, or in a particular position in their sport. The argument to specialize early seems logical: the…

3 Don’ts Of Coaching Youth Athletes

Three Don’ts Of Coaching Youth Athletes By Roberta Kraus, Ph.D., President of the Center for Sports Psychology In the eyes of most parents and coaches, competing just for the love of the game is not reason enough to play sports. How long has it been since you asked your child after a game that you…

The Dos Of Coaching Youth Athletes

The Dos Of Coaching Youth Athletes By Roberta Kraus, Ph.D., President of the Center for Sports Psychology Remember when sports were just plain backyard, unorganized fun? You played all day. There was a place for everyone on a team, and it really didn’t matter if you were good. But these days many kids are juggling…