Events & Parties
June 28, 2018
In traditional sports, many professional athletes can trace their success back to the guidance provided by a coach or parental figure. Whether in AAU basketball, academy soccer or Little League baseball, the majority of professionals have been competing at a high level since they were young, and have had help to reach the top levels of their sports. In esports, that isn’t usually the case. Forget coaching, few parents even truly understand games.
The Game Gym in Potomoc, Md., outside of Washington D.C. is trying to fill that gap. It provides a place for kids to get coaching on esports and develop healthy gaming practices at the same time.
“We feel that kids aren’t getting the proper education in...