It’s no secret that kids love to play games, and youth coaches should take advantage of that to develop athletic skills. By manipulating a game’s rules, environment, and participants, coaches can get different desired outcomes. Coach Jeremy Frisch relies on games in his training of young athletes, especially the nine listed here, which are his favorites.
Parents usually have good intentions when it comes to supporting their son or daughter in playing sports, but they often lack the education and awareness of the things that will help their child-athlete the most. Coach Jeremy Frisch has a list of 15 hints and recommendations, all of which will make a difference in your child’s growth in sports. Use some or all to enrich their athletic experience as they grow, and only start specializing as they draw closer to adulthood.
Since an athletic development program for youth age 13 and under is not the same as one for teens and adult athletes, it has different equipment needs as well. Here, Coach Jeremy Frisch lists 10 of his preferred pieces of equipment for training this age group, where the main focus is on improving coordination and fundamental movement skills.
The warm-up is a critical period that can go a long way to prepare athletes for both sports practice/games and exercise. Coaches need to consider the age/level of their athletes when planning warm-up exercises, especially for youth athletes, who need more than watered-down versions of approaches used with older athletes. Here, Coach Jeremy Frisch presents the five essential ingredients for a youth warm-up session.
While interest in physical education is currently high, many people view it in the context of sport performance training instead of as a foundation of child development. Coach Jeremy Frisch looks at PE and the importance of play and provides tips that can help young athletes have fun while they train for the future.
These days, many young athletes lack fundamental coordination and movement skills. Coach Jeremy Frisch has made it his mission to bring back these basic movements that once flooded our courts and fields with superior athleticism. Read on to find out how he helps youth athletes develop their own style of movement, and brings play back into the developmental equation.