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Learn the latest research, proven programs, and expert advice on how to improve the athletic performance of young athletes ages 6 to 18.
Conditioning Young Athletes shows us 182 exercises and 17 programs spanning 14 popular sports, along with coverage of the impact early specialization has on a young athlete’s development.
Also included are techniques on how to safely increase young athletes’ coordination, flexibility, speed, strength, and endurance; proven regimens geared to three developmental phases, long- and short-term training plans; and specific programs for sports such as baseball, basketball, football, ice hockey, soccer, swimming, and track and field.
These exercises take into consideration critical factors such as a child’s developmental stage, motor functioning, and sex-specific considerations to ensure that the workouts do not hinder development and growth. Regardless of the sport, Conditioning Young Athletes has you covered with ready-to-use programs for both short-term and long-term development.