Youth athletic training
Learn the proper form for the Olympic Lifts with our Two National Level Coaches!
Two Age Groups. Premium Coaching.
FOUNDATIONS CLASS: 7-10 Year Olds. Saturdays from 9-9:40 AM.
Olympic lifting is a great way for young athletes to develop strength, power, and athleticism. The two main Olympic lifts are the snatch and the clean and jerk. Both lifts require athletes to use their entire bodies to lift a heavy weight from the ground to overhead.
There are many benefits to Olympic lifting for youth athletic development, including:
- Strength: Olympic lifting helps athletes develop strong muscles throughout their bodies. This can improve their performance in all sports.
- Power: Olympic lifting helps athletes develop explosive power. This is important for sports like sprinting, jumping, and throwing.
- Athleticism: Olympic lifting helps athletes develop coordination, balance, and agility. These are all important skills for all sports.
- Injury prevention: Olympic lifting can help athletes reduce their risk of injury. This is because the lifts teach athletes how to properly use their bodies and how to generate power safely.
- Mental toughness: Olympic lifting can help athletes develop mental toughness. This is important for all sports, as athletes need to be able to push themselves to their limits and overcome obstacles.
YOUTH ATHLETIC DEVELOPMENT
Middle & High School (11-17 year olds). Saturdays at 12-1PM
If you are looking for a way to improve your child’s athletic development, Olympic lifting is a great option. The lifts are challenging but rewarding, and they can help athletes develop the strength, power, and athleticism they need to be successful in all sports.
Here are some tips for teaching Olympic lifting to young athletes:
- Start with the basics: Teach the athletes the proper form for the two main lifts. This is essential for preventing injuries.
- Progress slowly: Don’t rush the athletes. Let them learn the lifts at their own pace.
- Be patient: It takes time to master the Olympic lifts. Be patient with the athletes and encourage them to keep practicing.
- Make it fun: Make the Olympic lifts fun for the athletes. Use games and challenges to keep them engaged.
With proper instruction and practice, Olympic lifting can be a great way for young athletes to improve their strength, power, athleticism, and mental toughness.