Optimal motor development occurs between the ages of 9 and 12. Most young athletes are not even considering conditioning at that age. Modern lifestyle, however, leads to a lack of posterior chain strength even by the time a child is 10 years old. Poor strength training techniques taken from powerlifting and bodybuilding will lead to injuries, over training and muscle imbalances.
Young athletes must be coached how to move correctly before applying load or even adding speed, just playing sport will not achieve this.The Athlete Factory coaches consider education and health as essential to athlete development at elite level. The carry over to the young athlete is priceless.