Designed specifically for youth players, this manual contains a wide range of progressive practice drills to help players develop. Fun, educational and challenging, all drills are illustrated and cover the essential technical skills, including: warming up running jumping hurdling throwing As well as easy-to-follow instructions, each drill contains information on the equipment needed, the space required, how to construct a safe and effective training session and how to organise the athletes.I have taken many coaching sessions with young people and it is crucial to make the activities as much fun as possible (and sometimes be prepared to deviate from your session plan to maintain enthusiasm). ... Young people are easily influenced by what they see on TV and in terms of sport, this usually means football! ... You will also need to be aware of growth spurts in a young athletea#39;s life when they will, for example, be less coordinated, due to the way their body is rapidly growing.
|Title||:||101 Youth Athletics Drills|
|Publisher||:||A&C Black - 2009-05-15|