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Practical Application for Long-Term Athletic Development
Patrick McHenry, MA,CSCSD 6/5/2012 11:05:38 AM
Posted: Monday, January 7, 2013 6:37 PM
Joined: 6/5/2012
Posts: 10

 Practical Application for Long-Term Athletic Development 

For those of you who have not had a chance to read Dr. Meadors article I invite you to. It is posted on the NSCA site under the "Learn" section   / "Youth" at the bottom of the main web page. 

Recently there has been a lot of discussions on how to train our youth. Dr. Meadors has taken this to a new level by integrating movement vocabulary, physical literacy and movement skills. 

Many of the HS strength coaches around the country are seeing the same thing, kids who are over-trained and under -skilled. 

I wanted to throw this topic out to generate discussions. 




Joseph W. Heron, CSCS 7/2/2012 10:42:42 AM
Posted: Friday, February 1, 2013 2:21 PM
Joined: 7/2/2012
Posts: 1

Great article.


As a High School S&C coach, I really hope more and more emphasis continues to be put on progressing through fundamental movements rather than over-emphasizing sport -specific skills.  I'll do just about anything support this philosophy, and I'll surely reference this article while doing so.