Athletic Talent Identification

Athletic Talent Identification 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 recognised and recruited. This article looks at two things; the first being innate talent identification and prediction of future success. Secondly we will look at athletic development…

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…