Recently I’ve read about a new challenge to the sports specialization myth. It’s called “interleaving.”
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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.
At the middle school level, coaches have an opportunity to look down the bench for substitutes without first looking up at the scoreboard.
In pursuit of this dream, they push their children harder, drive them further and pay increasing amounts to get them on the most elite teams.
"Encourage your child to be involved in more than one sport. Cross-training helps develop their bodies . . ."
From the Director is the official MHSAA Blog which will touch on pertinent school sports topics periodically throughout the school year from various MHSAA Staff.