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Getting into Esports: What Parents Should Know

If you’re a parent of an up-and-coming Esports competitor, there are a couple things you should know.

  1. Esports professionals need to eat healthy – As any professional competitor, an esports player should maintain a healthy diet. Try to restrict your kid from sugary and fatty foods. Esports involves remaining fixed in the same pose for a long time. In combination with junk food, this can negatively impact your child’s health.
  2. Esports professionals need movement – Engage your kid with movement activities and encourage them to spend at least one hour outdoors, when possible. That will improve not only their health but also concentration for future competitions. Please also study information about any possible gaming related injuries, educate your kid on them.
  3. Esports professionals need healthy sleep – Try to ensure that whatever schedule your child may have when it comes to their gaming, they are still sleeping at least eight hours. Keep their sleep regular and undisturbed.
  4. Esports professionals need support – Never doubt your kid’s abilities. Try to support them on their way into esports just like you would with any other sport and give them the love that every child needs.
  5. Esports professionals need networking – Invest some funds into gaming related events that your child can attend. It is important for any gamer to be a part of a team or a broader community, so it would be a great opportunity to go out and socialize.

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