How to Get Into West Point


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Host Fred Opie talks with wife and husband Jennifer and Adam Silva who were student athletes at West Point Military Academy. They have a son who is a student athlete at West Point, and two younger children at home, one male one female. We delve into the recruiting process in light of decision-making ability of teenagers, setting reasonable club and tournament restrictions, concussions, gender differences in coaching youth sports, and the biological changes that happens in athletes between the ages of 13 and 20. I suggest the author interview below about the teenage brain:

Dr. Frances Jensen, The Teenage Brain:

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