How to prepare your child to succeed in sport for life!
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How to prepare your child to succeed in sport for life!

Give your child the very best chance possible, learn the best physical preparation for your child for life
3.0 (1 rating)
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Last updated 6/2014
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 3 mins on-demand audio
  • 2 Articles
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
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  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
Over 30 lectures and 2 hours of content!
Know the reasons why the physical preparation of children is so important
Improve your child's chances of succeeding in sport for life
Understand how children grow and mature at different rates
Learn why developing your childs fundamental movement skills from a young age is so important for success in sport
Understand why rushing your child to succeed in sport can have a negative impact both physically and emotionally
Learn why participating in more than one sport at a young age can be more beneficial for your child
Understand the very latest research, and how different Long Term Models can benefit your child's physical development
Learn that strength training is good for children
Understand the correct safety guidelines to follow to ensure success in sport
Learn the best training recommendations for children at various stages of growth and maturation
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Requirements
  • Any computer, laptop, tablet or mobile device
  • An interest in the physical development of children
  • The ability to 'think outside of the box' and be prepared to challenge popular belief.
Description

Over 1500 students enrolled already.

Fully updated for January 2015.

By taking this course you will give your child the best chance possible of succeeding in sport and physical activity for life.

The need for age appropriate physical preparation for children is becoming increasingly paramount within schools and sports clubs worldwide.

The benefits of correct preparation are not only physical but psychological as well.

Overtraining at a young age can effect a persons continued participation in physical activity later in life.

Pressure from schools and sports clubs to increase participation can sometimes leave parents feeling overwhelmed as to what is best for their child. With many parents often forgetting that children are in the most important time of their physical development.

In this course you will learn why the physical preparation of children is so important, both from a public health perspective (we have a global obesity epidemic on our hands), and a sports performance perspective (why drop out and injury rates are a major concern).

You will also learn the physiology of growth and maturation, how different individuals develop at different rates, and understand how important this is for success not only in sport, but prolonged involvement in physical activity later in life.

You will learn about common injuries suffered by children, and why old training concepts may be to blame.

You will be introduced to the very latest Long Term Development Models, and will understand what aspects will work best for your child.

In this course we discuss the myths around strength training and children, and how it's a 'no brainer' when it comes to success in sport and physical activity later in life

You will also receive training recommendations for your child as they grow and develop.

This course is not a 'quick fix' template to develop the next sporting superstar, it is a detailed account of the latest research and advice for the best way to prepare your child to succeed in sport and physical activity.

As well as the Udemy 30 day guarantee, you have our promise that you will be wowed and delighted with what you learn in the next 2 hours - you need to get this course now ... right this minute.

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Who is the target audience?
  • Any parent who wants to give their child the best chance to succeed in sport
  • Anyone who teaches children and wants them to succeed in sport
  • Anyone who coaches children
  • Anyone with an interest in the physical development of children
  • This course is not a quick fix template to produce the next sporting superstar
  • This course is a detailed account of the very latest research and advice on the very best way to prepare children for success in sport for life
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
1 Lecture 02:38
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The DYMONDstrength Academy
1 Lecture 00:45
Welcome to the Academy
00:45
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Why it is so Important
4 Lectures 14:56

Before we get into the nitty gritty, it's important to introduce you to some of the common terminology used throughout the course.

Preview 02:07

Nowadays parents are happy for their kids to sit in front of the TV for hours upon end, but hit the roof if they catch them smoking!

Preview 05:53

The rate of injuries amongst children is alarming - could this be due to outdated training?

Increasing injury rates
03:52

Doing the same thing's over and over again, and expecting a different result is Albert Einsteins theory of insanity - don't make the same mistake when training children.

Children are not simply 'mini adults'!
03:04
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Understand children grow and develop
3 Lectures 07:32

Every individual is different - learn why understanding this is so important when training children.

Understanding individual characteristics
01:40

Anatomical age refers to the several stages of anatomical growth that we can recognise by identifying particular characteristics, the following slides summarise the particular development stages in children and youth

Anatomical Age
12 pages

Biological Age refers to the physiological development of the organs and systems in the body that help determine a child's physiological potential - this lecture highlights the importance of understanding biological age especially when categorising and selecting children on their physical ability.

Biological Age
05:52
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Things you NEED to know
6 Lectures 39:45

It's important to understand the anatomy of the body and how the muscular system works - here is a great little video to help you recap on your knowledge of how muscles work.

Anatomy Recap: The Muscular System
11:20

Understand how maturation effects muscular strength, particularly how male and females differ and why.

Changes in strength through maturation
03:17

It's important to understand the anatomy of the body and how the skeletal system works - here is another great little video to help you recap on your knowledge of bones and how the skeletal system works.

Anatomy Recap: The Skeletal System
11:05

With overuse injuries being the main reason for the 'drop out' of physical activity of children, it's important to be aware of the most common overuse injuries and how, perhaps they can be avoided.

Overuse Injuries
03:55

One of the most common overuse injuries in children - learn more about 'Sever's Disease', what it is and how it can be prevented.

SPOTLIGHT: Sever's Disease
03:59

Females are reported to be five times more likely to rupture their cruciate ligament than males - this statistic is particularly alarming. This lecture details 3 particular thing's you need to consider when training females.

Special considerations when training young females
06:09
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The importance of building a good foundation
3 Lectures 15:33

You wouldn't build a house on week foundations, don't make the same mistake when training children.

Developing a foundation of athleticism
05:30

Don't allow your children to be Lemmings and be tempted by the very large dangling carrot!

Early Specialisation
05:43

Understand how and why a multilateral development is best for children, particularly for prolonged involvement in physical activity later in life.

Multilateral Development
04:20
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Long Term Development Models
4 Lectures 19:53

What the experts say: Gray Cook's Optimum Performance Pyramid

The Optimum Performance Pyramid
02:39

Periodisation of Long Term Training
06:46

What the experts say: Istvan Balyi’s Periodisation of Long Term Training

LTAD Model
07:05

A summary of the 3 previous lectures, you decide which of the 3, or perhaps combination of the 3, would work best for you.

Long Term Athlete Development Summary
03:23
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Youth Strength Training
2 Lectures 07:57
Dispelling the myths
03:34

Safety Guidelines
04:23
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Youth Training Recommendations
4 Lectures 20:56
Youth Training recommendations
02:53

Pre-puberty
06:24

Early Puberty
05:14

Adolescence
06:25
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Course Wrap Up
2 Lectures 04:40

Here we summarise the course and remind you of the thing's you need to consider when training children.

Summary
04:06

Thank's for joining
00:34
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