This course will teach the coach how to take their athletes from the play ground to the podium.
In this course, Patrick McHenry will discuss the different stages of athletic development, four major athletic develop theories from around the world, movement theories, movement patterns, basic biological rules, athletic development guidelines, keys for developing powerful athletes, program design and ends with a review of major lifts.
- Students will learn where and how motor skills fit into an athletes’ development as well as how these skills can reduce the chances of a possible injury
- Students will be able to understand the four main theories on athletic development from around the world
- Students will learn 11 different exercises, how to teach them and what to look for when the athlete is learning to perform them