Developing strong agility allows our athlete(s) to improve their flexibility, control and balance. Not only does agility training develop these fundamental things but it also improves posture. So what exercises can we give to our athletes to develop these essential skills?
Interested in learning more about core conditioning for your athletes? Take the Conditioning Young Athletes by Human Kinetics to learn more.
Ontario coaches will earn 3 NCCP PD points.
This is an excerpt from Human Kinetics Conditioning Young Athletes by Tudor Bompa & Michael Carrera.
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Focus: quick leg action, agility
Focus: agility, quick feet
Focus: quick footwork, agility
Note: Simple reaction-time training should be part of most activities the children perform. Reacting to the demands of play will result in a reaction-time training effect.
Focus: reaction time, acceleration, deceleration
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This is a Competition Development Multi-Sport course. This module will allow you to promote a positive image of sport, and model it to athletes and those supporting their performance.
This is a Competition Development multi-sport course. After completing this module, you will be able to identify the factors that affect practice planning.
This is a Competition Development multi-sport course. This course will enable you to implement general and sport-specific training protocols and methods to effectively develop or maintain athletic abilities specific to your sport.
NCCP Psychology of Performance will allow you to help athletes learn to manage distractions and use visualization techniques to prepare themselves technically and tactically for training and competition.
This is a Competition Development multi-sport course. After completing this module, you will be able to manage administrative aspects of the program and oversee logistics.
This is a Competition Development multi-sport course. After this training, you will have the knowledge needed to Identify common injuries in your sport and develop appropriate prevention and recovery strategies.
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