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Old 09-08-2012, 08:11 PM   #39
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Originally Posted by BMC9670 View Post
I know it's how it works, and yes it's my opinion that it's wrong to hype really young kids in order to charge ridiculously high fees regardless of who you are or who you've coached (and even if it was a long time ago). Too much pressure on a young kid and possibly on the family. Just because a guy like Macci can make outrageous claims about a 4, 6 or 9 year old being the next future pro star to bilk their family out of $300-$400 per hour doesn't make it right. But that's just my opinion.
By a coach building up some kid, it puts pressure (guilt) on some parents not to deprive their child of being the next one......
And yes, the per hour rate is just downright greedy.
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