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Is this a thing now? First I’m hearing of it

With esports getting more popular, respectable (and profitable) I guess it makes sense
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It is not uncommon to see parents hire coaches for the kids in sports such as football or baseball.

However, it appears that the practice has now spilled over into the realm of eSports, as parents have begun to hire coaches to help their kids in the popular battle royale game Fortnite.

Considering a recent tournament was worth $130,000, it’s not surprising to see parents investing in their children’s hobbies..........

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Ally Hicks fretted over her 10-year-old son playing the hugely popular shoot-em-up videogame “Fortnite.”

It wasn’t the violence or the amount of time she was worried about. It was the result. He wasn’t winning..........

Ready, Aim, Hire a ‘Fortnite’ Coach: Parents Enlist Videogame Tutors for Their Children
 

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No different than hiring a sports coach, chess coach, piano teacher etc...

There’s potential for profit in esports. The stigma that it’s wasteful to one’s time is perception and not fact.

Unless you’re playing Destiny.
 

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No different than hiring a sports coach, chess coach, piano teacher etc...

There’s potential for profit in esports. The stigma that it’s wasteful to one’s time is perception and not fact.

Unless you’re playing Destiny.
Do you get dumber every day or is it a once per week thing?
 

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