Sean Van Staden
Columnist
4 minute read
27 Jun 2021
8:20 am

For best results kids must play a variety of different sports

Sean Van Staden

Play a multitude of sports that will complement your primary sport and learn skills from other sports that you can transfer into your primary sport of choice.

Having coaches who teach the right skills and techniques at a young age is essential for proper development. Picture: iStock

Parents come to me and ask the question what sports should their young child play? The simple answer to this is “everything”. While they are still young, their neurons are at their highest awareness to learn and acquire new skills. However, the problem is that the brain has not fully developed so the amount of information a child can be fed at one time is less than what a fully grown adult can by listening, acquiring, learning, and processing information. Therefore, it is critically essential to make sure while your child has an untainted pattern of execution, you give them...