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Combine Testing Becoming More Popular in Youth Sports

By Nick Caprio, Youth1, 02/14/18, 12:00PM CST

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Testing environments can be crazy, especially in the college and professional ranks. Having experience and poise in these situations can go a long way, especially later on in an athlete’s career.

The benefits of combine testing have been valuable on the collegiate and professional levels for quite some time now. Athletes in the NFL, NBA, MLB or NCAA athletes have always benefited from having some sort of athletic measurement baseline.

That measurement is starting to become more normalized in high school and middle school sports.  

Recruiting and athletics continue to evolve at a rapid pace. In today’s world the Internet has given athletes a platform they did not have in the past. Camera phones, social media and highlight videos have given athletes a voice in their own recruitment.