I was quoted in this post from USA Hockey yesterday. I know we have mentioned this numerous times but, it bears repeating.
“The end of the hockey season can be a sad time for the hockey community. Even as the weather gets warmer and the days a little longer, the idea of less time at the rink is difficult for everyone.
But the changing seasons are a major opportunity for parents. Between the ages of 10 and 12, kids shouldn’t identify themselves as one-sport athletes. Looking for different opportunities to develop new skills and play a different game can be a great way to avoid the type of burnout that prevents a boy or girl from enjoying hockey later in life.
Even if a boy or girl loves to play the game, a few months spent focusing on a different sport is incredibly beneficial….”
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