5 KEYS TO TRAINING YOUTH ATHLETES

TRAINING YOUTH ATHLETES Posture Youth athletes tend to have poor posture due to the fact that they are not physically developed. You want to train your young athlete to stay tall without too much unnecessary movement.You’ll often see too much rotating of the shoulders and torso with sloped shoulders. Foot Contact The tendency for youth…

Application of Athletic Talent Identification

Athletic Talent Identification From Sprint Ninja Coaching Services Website Athletic talent identification is approached from many different angles, depending on which country you are looking at and the sport for which athletes are being recognized and recruited. This article looks at two things; the first being innate talent identification and prediction of future success. Secondly…

Is speed training appropriate for adolescents? (Part I and II)

Is speed training appropriate for adolescents? Brian Grasso considers the benefits of speed training for young athletes. You see the promotional material everywhere, from sporting-based magazines to television and radio commercials. SPEED TRAINING! Speed… an elusive commodity that all successful athletes require. But how should younger athletes develop it? A key element to consider when…

Pinoyathletics creates directory of Reliable Coaches in Track and Field

Directory of Reliable Coaches Chi Robinson (Sprints), Fil-Heritage, United States (awaiting details)           Mandate of Pinoyathletics.info Andrew Pirie & Airnel ‘The Professor’ Talatala Abarra Pinoyathletics has decided to host a directory and network of Reliable Coaches in Track and Field. We believe that in order to strengthen the Athletics culture in…

Tennis Biomechanics: Backhand

Tennis Biomechanics 2004 Sports Course International Pacific College Big John/Me Versus Professional Versus Original Performance What is it?   BMX (Biomechanics) is the study of human movement, what forces both internal and external to cause the movement to happen and the results of forces when exerted. Why is it important? Once you find the most…

TENNIS SKILLS: DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A SKILL LEARNING PROGRAMME

TENNIS SKILLS Sports Performance II By Andrew Pirie Due: October 5, 2004 Submitted to Allison Rhodes Robinson International Pacific Colllege 1. Distributed rather than mass because it is better to learn one skill at a time. By teaching Forehand, Backhand, Serve and Service Return on separate days in the training program. And keeping each session specific to…