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 Introduction Multi-Sport module. With the NCCP Make Ethical Decisions workshop you will be fully equipped to handle virtually any ethical situation with confidence and surety.
By completing the NCCP Planning a Practice module you will be able to organize a well-structured practice plan with safe, age-appropriate activities you’ve designed to match the proficiency level of participants.
This is a Competition Introduction multi-sport course. This module gives you the ability to recognize signs indicating that an athlete may need to improve his/her goal setting, focus, and anxiety control skills.
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