Youth Fitness

Developing a complete athlete

By Coach Yun

What is a complete athlete? Or what does it take to develop one?  Sport-Specific Training  Power Development  Speed/Agility/Quickness (SAQ)  Multiple Joint Movements  Closed Chain Movements  Fitness  Conditioning  Regeneration  Periodization  Warm-up  Invisible Muscles  Nutrition  Sports Specific Training The highest level of this is the practice of sport skill—preparing for what you will do during competition. But […]

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Hilliard’s Youth Fitness and Sports Performance Center Looks To Donate $100,000 in gift certificates to local sports leagues

By Coach Yun

http://www.prlog.org/11829072-columbus-youth-fitness-organization-looks-to-gift-100000-to-local-teams.html    Athletic Revolution-Hilliard is proud to announce that they will be donating over $100,000 to local sports leagues in their Player of The Game campaign. The press release link above will take you to a page with more details. But if you know anybody that would be interested in receiving this 1-month gift certificates […]

Athletic Revolution-Hilliard now offering free sport team workshops in Columbus

By Coach Yun

http://www.prlog.org/11789498-youth-sports-and-fitness-training-facility-offers-free-workshops-for-kids.html   Athletic Revolution-Hilliard is putting free workshops on for sports teams near the Hilliard, Columbus area.   Ages can be any where from 6-18. All different sports and athletes are welcome.   Workshops can include-   speed and agility flexibility nutrition mobility and coordination strength and conditioning resistance band training Combination Any skill you […]

Saint Cecilia Middle School Speed, Strength and Agility Workshop- Columbus, OH

By Coach Yun

Below is a free workshop that we did on 1/20/12 It was for about 24 5th-8th grade boys and girls. The focus was on agility, strength and conditioning. And of course fun! In the hour we covered several different drills while taking the time to explain each of them, and make sure everyone is doing […]

Why Kids Should Play More Than One Sport – Part 2

By Coach Yun

Written by Brian Grasso Here is ‘Part 2′, The obvious key is that specialization will result in a decreased amount of overall athletic ability which will inevitably become a hindrance as young athletes mature. In my experience, the athletes with the most diverse athletic history are often better equipped to learn and develop skills at […]

Why Kids Should Play More Than One Sport – Part 1

By Coach Yun

Written by Brian Grasso Multilateral development is a theory which urges young athletes to participate in several sports over their childhood and adolescent periods prior to specializing in one. The basis is that varied athletic stimulus will serve to broaden the youngsters’ ‘warehouse’ or ‘portfolio’ of general athletic ability and develop a thorough or expansive […]

The Importance of Play – Part 2

By Coach Yun

Written by Brian Grasso Here is ‘Part 2′ of my “The Importance of Play” article… *     Physical – All great sports technicians were great athletes first. You simply cannot become a world-class baseball player, for instance without acquiring superior ATHLETIC skill. Having said that, it is the job of every youth sporting coach, […]

The Importance of Play – Part 1

By Coach Yun

Written by Brian Grasso A common misconception within the North American youth sporting world is the concept of ‘play’ for conditioning purposes. All too often, well intentioned youth sport coaches or trainers follow the leads established by the elite members of their respective sports and configure training programs and sessions into hard-driving or ‘endless repetitions […]

How to Warm Up For ANY Sport

By Coach Yun

Written by Brian Grasso One of the most common questions that parents and coaches ask me is this -How do I warm up my young athlete or team prior to a practice or game? The answer is actually more complex than you may think. A solid warm-up that both prepares your young athlete and drastically […]

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