Conditioning young athletes

onditioning for Young Athletes provides coaches, instructors, teachers, and parents of future sport stars the best training advice, exercises, and programs for establishing an overall fitness base and maximizing athletic development for youth. This authoritative guide includes numerous exercises that safely increase young athletes’ coordination, flexibility, speed, strength, and endurance. It contains a proven regimen 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. Tudor Bompa brings you the expertise that has helped train everyone from youth athletes to Olympic champions. Together with Michael Carrera, he provides parents, teachers, and coaches with more than 182 exercises appropriate for children ages 6 to 18. 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. Chapter 1 Training Guidelines for Young Athletes Chapter 2 Stages of Athletic Development Chapter 3 Monitoring Training Chapter 4 Flexibility Training Chapter 5 Speed Training Chapter 6 Agility and Quickness Chapter 7 Strength and Power Training Chapter 8 Endurance Training Chapter 9 Excelling in Competition Chapter 10 Fueling the Young Athlete Chapter 11 Long-Term Training Plans Chapter 12 Training Myths About Kids
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Subjects: child youth junior elite sport training physical conditioning ability strength speed speed strength flexibility velocity training planning load organization long-term performance build-up training programme training concept training session training periodization training means training control training structure training cycle exercise / load tolerance load range load duration load density load frequency load intensity load volume exercise exercise offer baseball basketball icehockey soccer swimming track and field
Notations: junior sports
Published: Champaign Human Kinetics 2015
Pages: 296
Document types: book
Language: English
Level: advanced