Posts tagged Injury prevention
DEVELOPING THE YOUNG FEMALE ATHLETE

It seems to be the norm for a parent to sign her daughter up to play club soccer, engage in specific speed and agility sessions, and weekend long showcases far before considering signing up for strength training.

Unfortunately this practice is leading to an ever increasing rate of sport injuries occurring in young female athletes-injuries that have been cited to be reduced by HALF when athletes are introduced to strength training.

In fact, sport scientists cite strength training as a NECESSARY precursor for females to PREPARE their young body for the forces faced on the field or court.

So why aren’t more parents and coaches pushing for it PRIOR to competitive sport play?

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The Player Development Pyramid

Do you want to become the BEST female athlete you can be?⁣⠀⁣⠀Then its time to understand how to prioritize developing your ATHLETICISM over your specific sport skills.

Think of your abilities as a (enter your sport here) player as the peak of a pyramid ⁣ the height of your skills are dependent on the qualities they are built on!

If you want to learn how to develop your athleticism, this one is a MUST READ!

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