Young Athletes Coordination Series
In this 3-part article, I will discuss the role and significance of ‘Coordination Training’ as it relates to both preadolescent and high school athletes:
The myths and falsehoods associated with young athletes Coordination Training are plenty. I’ll outline the ‘Top 3’ here:
- Coordination is a singular element that is defined by a universal ability or lack of ability
- Coordination cannot be trained nor taught
- Coordination-based stimulus should be restricted to preadolescent children
This article will provide a broad-based look at each of those myths and shed some light on the realities behind coordination training as a continuum for the complete development of young athletes aged 6 – 18.
Part 1: Coordination & Young Athletes