Youth

An important trend in sports….

Here's a fitness industry trend that you shouldn't ignore if you run a sports or fitness training business. Recently the Wall Street Journal ran an article about how much parents are willing to pay to give their kids a leg up in sports. It seems that baby boomer parents are willing to spend whatever it takes to have their child become the next Tom Brady, Roger Federer, or LeBron James. For this very reason, strength and agility programs are booming. Smart parents know that speed and agility are trainable qualities that make the difference in sports ... Continue Reading

An important trend in sports…. 2018-06-19T15:33:05+00:00

The youth athlete’s base: the most important factor for quick feet, power, and endurance

By Andre Hudson There are a number of speed & agility drills that contribute to building up a youth athlete’s speed, quickness, power and endurance. The trainer/coach may have one drill that drains the body quicker than most but it will never be able to apply pressure or condition every muscle in the body. That’s why it is good to have a wide variety of quick foot drills, endurance drills, reaction drills, and explosion drills. The most important part to this equation is the “relay system” between the athlete and the trainer when performing each ... Continue Reading

The youth athlete’s base: the most important factor for quick feet, power, and endurance 2018-04-03T17:00:23+00:00