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How to be a successful multi-sport athlete!

Updated: Dec 6, 2018

You can have it all, but in order to do it well, you'll need to follow this key advice!

Playing more than one sport, particularly as you begin to excel and participate more competitively, can be difficult—but it’s not impossible. These tips will help you maximize your skillset for multiple sports AND avoid burnout.

1) It helps to “major” in one sport and “minor” in the others. Keep this in mind as you work through the following steps.

2) Train year-round for your No. 1 sport. Summer (aka offseason) is where the big gains are won. In the summer, for example, you’re not going to school, which opens up 6-8 hours each day. This is your chance to sign up for a clinic, camp, or class.

3). When considering which sports you really want to pursue, think about choosing a “minor” sport that compliments your “major”. Like, cross country will help you get in shape for the running soccer entails. Conversely, soccer can help you prepare for basketball