The death of GPP (something has to change)

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The Shift from GPP to Specific Training

In the world of youth sports, we've observed a significant shift towards highly specific training, leaving behind the once essential concept of General Physical Preparedness (GPP). This transition has led to a concerning lack of overall fitness and athleticism among children. As a result, we're witnessing increased rates of injury and decreased performance in various sports.

Nature Deficiency and Injury Risks

Not spending enough time outdoors and engaging in natural physical activities is posing serious risks to children's physical health. Studies have linked the lack of natural play to higher rates of ACL injuries and overall decreased physical abilities in kids. It's evident that the modern lifestyle's diminishing focus on outdoor play and diverse physical activities is impacting children's physical development.

The Role of Outdoor Activities in Development

Beyond physical health, the absence of...

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