Beginning, intermediate and advanced youth athletes should have basic movement skills and proper mechanics. Before starting resistance training. Movement patterns are the foundation for sports that requiring quick changes of direction and balance.
Athletes of all ages will learn to feel the proper movement pattern. Young athletes need the technical foundation for body weight exercises such as squats, push-ups, and planks. Before graduating on to more dynamic compound movements
Youth: Base line Resistance Training
Once the proper foundation is set it’s appropriate to add resistance to youth training. Resistance training starts with bodyweight resistance, progresses to resistance with Bands in multiple directions, medicine balls, and weights. Drills are fun and designed specifically for young developing athletes and applied to the sport or lifestyle.
Youth: Interval and Functional Training
Interval training is important and can be fun when incorporated into a game. We focus on running, box jumps, skipping, hopping, side-stepping, relay races and selected Olympic lifts with PVC pipes then transitioning to light weights. Functions that are appropriate for most sports. Relays where the athletes sprint 20 yards, perform an exercise for 10– 30 seconds, and sprint back. We tailor drills to suit the sport and make it a game. Sports are games keep it fun and keep it simple.
TRAINING FOR TEENAGER
Integrated Sports Training
Evolution Performance programs, maximizes the strengths, and build up weaknesses to create a balance in the body for a higher level of productivity and performance.
Younger athletes need to balance, strength, speed, power, and agility.
This will help Evolution Performance evaluate and make recommendations for improvement. Diet and hydration are imperative to enhance performance and reduce the risk of injury. Our sports performance programming is available for athletes of all ages and skill levels.
Interval training for teenagers is important and can be fun when incorporated into a game. We focus on running, sprinting, box jumps, A skip’s, B skip’s, ankle mobility with various hopping drills, side-stepping, and relay races. Functions that are appropriate for most sports that are explosive and multi directional.
Exercise programing where the athletes sprint 20 yards, perform an exercise for 10– 30 seconds, and sprint back. We tailor drills to suit the sport and make it a game. Sports are games keep it fun and keep it simple.
Once You Join
Our intake is a one-hour session with one of our head coaches, where we will cover medical/exercise history, body composition testing and includes a functional movement screen. Most importantly, we’ll discuss your goals and how Functional Lifestyles can help you meet them.