1. The official Sherdog Store is back! Check it out! » Discuss it here! »

Training for children

Discussion in 'Strength & Conditioning Discussion' started by dvermillion15, Jun 15, 2008.

  1. takeahnase watching the swarm

    Joined:
    Nov 2, 2006
    Messages:
    3,265
    Likes Received:
    0
    SUB Gttingen - Dissertationen - EBADA, KHALED ABD EL RAOUF: Die Probleme des Trainings von Gewichthebern im Kindes- und Jugendalter

     
  2. graedy Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2003
    Messages:
    3,363
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Germany
    There are many possibilities what you could make a 9 year old do.
    But what is best done at this age?
    NEw motorpatterns are leanred very easy at this age.
    To build strength at this age is ahrd due to the hormonal set up.
    So by teaching the child new skills you will get the most out of the time and energy invested.
    These are some momvements I would make the child do if it is motivated:

    - Sprinting
    - Jumping
    - various gymnastic movements
    - Rope climbs
    - OHS (First with a brommstick later progress to a light bar)
    - Cleans ( Brommstick -> light bar)

    The best way to "teach" the child is probably by doing those movements and then let the child repeat what it just saw. At such a young age humans are acutally pretty good at reproducing movements they see.
    The latest research on education says that the most important rule is to lead by example.
    Of course some hints on form here and there won't hurt.
     
  3. Fedorable Continues without supporting Sherdog.

    Joined:
    Aug 11, 2004
    Messages:
    14,193
    Likes Received:
    648
    wait for his first pubic hair
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.