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Overview

Finally, here is a conditioning program designed to fully develop a young athlete's physical skills without dropout, injury, or burnout.

Athletic Fitness for Kids enhances athletic skills for young athletes using a fun, self-directed, and self-tested system. Gamelike activities help young athletes develop seven key sport skills:

-Flexibility

-Coordination

-Balance

-Stamina

-Strength

-Speed

-Agility

Athletic Fitness for Kids includes drills, games, and exercises that cross over with popular sports such as baseball, basketball, football, hockey, lacrosse, soccer, and tennis. Sport-specific drill suggestions are also included.

Developed by Scott Lancaster, founder and CEO of Youth Evolution Sports, and Radu Teodorescu, fitness adviser, Athletic Fitness for Kids will maximize athletic potential and open doors to a lifetime of fitness and sport participation.

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What People Are Saying

From the Publisher

Athletic Fitness for Kids is the foundation for preparing any young athlete to reach his or her full potential through innovative and kid-friendly training methods.”

Toby Dawson
2006 Olympic Bronze Medalist--Freestyle Skiing

“Scott Lancaster has ignited a much-needed revolution in youth sports that will set it in the right direction for generations to come.”

Boomer Esiason
CBS Football TV & Radio Analyst
Former NFL Player

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780736062428
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/31/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 184
  • Sales rank: 815,257
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.43 (d)

Meet the Author

Scott Lancaster is the founder and CEO of Youth Evolution Sports (www.youthevolutionsports.com), a multimedia, content, and youth sports marketing company that services kids, parents, coaches, corporations, and major league sport organizations. He has developed youth sport programs for the past 19 years, both in affiliation with U.S. Soccer and as the former senior director of youth football for the National Football League. The author of Fair Play, he has been interviewed by numerous media outlets, including the NBC “Today Show,” CNN, the CBS “Early Show,” the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, the Boston Globe, National Public Radio, Woman's Day, and Ladies' Home Journal. He also hosts his own national youth sports radio show, "The ABC's of Sports," for parents and coaches on Sirius Radio, channel 123.

Radu Teodorescu runs a training center in New York City, where he has trained everyone from children to celebrities, including Jennifer Lopez, Candice Bergen, Matthew Broderick, and Vanessa Williams. Teodorescu has been featured in more than 400 magazine articles and has spoken at conferences and given fitness clinics across the United States. He is widely known for creating, writing, and producing videos with celebrity model and fitness enthusiast Cindy Crawford, including Shape Your Body, which is the best-selling fitness video of all time.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The Athletic Fitness Method
Chapter 2. Set Up the Program
Chapter 3. Improve Flexibility
Chapter 4. Gain Coordination
Chapter 5. Build Balance
Chapter 6. Boost Stamina
Chapter 7. Increase Strength
Chapter 8. Maximize Speed
Chapter 9. Enhance Agility

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