Welcome to the Young Athletes Training Homepage.
Kids ARE NOT mini-adults and shouldn't train like them. We'll cover strength training guidelines and give you tips for working with young athletes.
Making Lacrosse Fun
My son is pretty good at lacrosse. This year I had to force him to play ( I know, I shouldn't do that). The number one reason he didn't want to play? Practice wasn't fun. Practice was boring.
A PHYSICAL LITERACY STANDARD
I developed the idea of creating what I called Minimum Physical Literacy Standards: 9 skills/ abilities I thought the students should at least have some proficiency in before moving onto high school.
The Real Meaning of the "Off" Season
I've been posting lots of info about how athletes need to play multiple sports. The evidence is overwhelming and keeps piling up. However, in typical Type A parent style many have misinterpreted the message.
After Mike’s recent article, Working with Kids, Again, and his discussion about it on the strengthcoachpodcast 126, with Anthony Renna, I thought that it was important to point out what h
Preparing For High School Athletics
Becoming an athlete at any level is a process that requires long term planning, commitment and hard work. To give a child every opportunity to succeed as an athlete at the high school level, how they spend their time during the primary and middle school years is crucial.