Intrinsic motivation vs early specialisation

„The athlete must have ownership over his or her sports experience. The goals pursued must belong to them…. They have to drive the bus, and we must be the navigator who helps them find the way. We can encourage, we can push them and hold them accountable for their ambitions and dreams, but ultimately, if it is you and not your kids in the driver’s seat, the trip will be a short one.“

John Sullivan, Changing the Game Project, „Is it wise to Specialise? p. 12