Many youth athletes spend hours in the driveway hitting turn around fade aways at the imaginary buzzer, recreating Lionel Messi’s game winning shots, or tumbling across the living room like Simone Biles. They aspire to one day make it to the top ranks as professional athletes. Some get there, some don’t, but hopefully, it leads to enjoyment of lifelong physical activity! What does it take to get to the top? What did professional athletes training look like as youth athletes? Do you need to specialize only in one sport to get there? Learn all about youth athlete sport specialization and how to train like Pros from the start!