Junior Long Term Athletic Development
Plan & Highlights for Building an ATHLETE!
9-11 YEAR OLDS
- Important to play other sports!
- Pre-pubescent, no testosterone for hypertrophy, only strength and endurance
- Motor learning and movement literacy
POSTURE --- MOVEMENT --- RESISTANCE --- SPEED
12-15 YEAR OLDS
- Peak Height velocity, awkward, testosterone for growth, training culture
- Body weight exercises, speed & agility, sequencing
POSTURE --- MOVEMENT --- RESISTANCE --- SUPPLENESS --- SPEED AND QUICKNESS
16-18 YEAR OLDS
- Body image: size vs. function, Body awareness, adding speed to movement
- Olympic lifts, ballistics, loaded multi-joint and multi-planar movements