...the best summertime investments are to focus on strength and conditioning more than travel teams and tournaments, on variety more than specialization...
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During our discussion, the mothers pleaded with me – that’s not too strong a word – to help develop policies that would preserve a place on high school teams for their children.
It is appropriate to take the longest day of the year to address one of the long tails of the longest lawsuit in MHSAA history.
Many people also recognize that well-intentioned rules to curb excesses and abuses in school sports not only do that, but also tend to drive student-athletes to non-school coaches and programs.
It’s what we have and what the AAU doesn’t have; what US Soccer Development Academies don’t have; what club volleyball lacks and what travel ice hockey is missing.
School sports is not engaged in the never-ending addiction to add layers of competitions and levels of championships.
The contests, concerts and dramatic performances for the public were almost entirely beside the point.
Zealous advocates for child safety wish to protect children from any risk of physical exertion, while in the next breath they complain of youth inactivity and obesity.
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