The “10,000 Hour Rule” And Young Athletes

The “10,000 Hour Rule” And Young Athletes

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national flag football tournament 1508251455 1686944172 The “10,000 Hour Rule” And Young AthletesBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

The “10,000 Hour Rule” is adapted from a classic 1993 publication from Anders Ericsson and is widely quoted a the number of hours one must deliberately practice in order to become an expert performer
Implementing a 10,000 Hour Rule for young athletes would be, in my opinion, a recipe for physical and emotional damage

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