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“The more sports you can play from a younger age, the better

“The more sports you can play from a younger age, the better” @offtheball @nathanmurf Stuart Lancaster on the ‘specialisation vs generalisation’ argument in underage sport 🏉#OTBFuture

  1. The more sports you can play from a younger age, the better;
  2. They become more rounded;
  3. The best players players are the ones who had the broadest experiences in different sports;
  4. Playing to space, identifying space in different sports, the more you play the better you get that feel for it;
  5. The best decision makers are the ones who played the most sports;
  6. U16s international was stopped as only 10% made it to u20s. It creates false hope & impressions on players.
  7. You can only identify talent at around 20 years;
  8. Rocky Road Study: Athletes who had setbacks, not selected, injuries = better achievements rates, resilience, determination.
  9. Full Video ➡️ bit.ly/2KWwexA

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