Nov 29, 2017Changing It Up
At any level, individualizing programs for athletes is important to making sure they remain injury free and continue to grow. However, this can be difficult for high school strength and conditioning coaches who may not have the time or resources to create and implement an individualized plan for every player. With so many restraints, how can coaches accommodate the unique needs of their athletes?
According to a blog by Ryan J. Faer, CSCS, Former Director of Strength and Conditioning at DeLand (Fla.) High School, the easiest way to do this is to think about keeping your program 95 percent general and five percent individualized. He then offers three relatively simple strategies for individualizing a strength and conditioning program. But first, Faer makes sure to point out there is an important step that needs to occur before making any changes.
Note: in order to individualize
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