Posted On: 02/13/19 12:25 PM

To begin with, I am not here to argue one point over another, but to simply offer a couple of thoughts to help create success for today's high school athletes.  You can find my opinion in my Final Thought at the bottom of this article.  But to start with, in today's day and age, you can do enough research to find merit behind just about any argument you want when it comes to this topic so don't get caught up on "this research" or "those statistics", because there are research and statistics that exist for both arguments.

The top argument I hear in regards to this debate is that multisport athletes use different muscle groups, and their reflexes are tested differently in each sport.  There is definitely some truth to that, no argument there.  However, if you are a single sport athlete, you can find regular workouts, plyometrics, and other skills tests to help develop your senses and muscle groups that might not be heightened in your one sport.  If you want to stay in just one sport, you almost need to commit yourself, though, to those extra activities, even though they might not be enjoyable or specific to your

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