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  1. So let's bubble wrap them in front of their Xbox instead. All sports include an injury risk. Burnout is a much higher concern. Overuse injuries also a bigger concern when you have kids training exclusively for one sport. Sports is getting be by video games. Getting kids to reconnect in real life and staying active is worth the injury risk. All sports have that same risk, the kids still need to get out and play. Their opportunities are gone before they know it.
  2. A misguided and lazy approach. Grow the sport.
  3. Before I dive in... The wrestling community loves to talk about how great wrestling skills are for football players. We're not wrong either. In fact, in my experience, wrestlers tend to dominate in other sports as compared to their peers despite not always having the same size or experience. Football, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Track & Field, etc all have tons of examples were talented wrestlers stand out. But we approach this issue the wrong way most of the time. We want other sports to send their athletes to us with an obscure promise that they will get better at their sports... I mean it's a "win-win", right? Except those coaches are doing all the upfront work. Here's an infographic that is often shoved down football coaches throats... https://www.michiganwrestlingresource.com/2019/11/ten-good-reasons-wrestlers-should-play.html
  4. Before I dive in... The wrestling community loves to talk about how great wrestling skills are for football players. We're not wrong either. In fact, in my experience, wrestlers tend to dominate in other sports as compared to their peers despite not always having the same size or experience. Football, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Track & Field, etc all have tons of examples were talented wrestlers stand out. But we approach this issue the wrong way most of the time. We want other sports to send their athletes to us with an obscure promise that they will get better at their sports... I mean it's a "win-win", right? Except those coaches are doing all the upfront work. Here's an infographic that is often shoved down football coaches throats... https://www.michiganwrestlingresource.com/2019/11/ten-good-reasons-wrestlers-should-play.html
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