ParentNation.com, a popular online community that connects parents and empowers them through trusted reviews of local children’s services, interviewed Danny Bernstein, founder of Backyard Sports, to get underneath the causes and effects of some of the negative changes that have occurred in youth sports.
“Sports today—and the expectations placed on kids—have changed drastically since we were young. 5-year-olds are urged into a sport, bound to practicing several times a week for the next 10+ years, oftentimes with private coaching. 11-year-olds are competing as if each game determines their college placement. And parents’ “back seat coaching” has risen to an all-time crescendo.
Founder of Backyard Sports—and lifetime sports enthusiast himself—has a different outlook on youth sports and how the right competitive training can help our youngsters grow into the leaders of tomorrow. ParentNation talked with Danny Bernstein to get his take.”
Read the full interview here.