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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 182 exercises and 17 programs spanning 14 popular sports, along with coverage of the impact early specialization has on a young athlete’s development.
Coaches, instructors, teachers, and parents of future sport stars will learn the best training advice, exercises, and programs for establishing an overall fitness base and maximizing athletic development for youth.
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.