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A Coaches Dozen: 12 FUNdamental Principles for Building Young and Healthy Athletes

Faigenbaum, Avery D EdD, CSCS*D, FNSCA; Meadors, Larry PhD, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT*D

Strength & Conditioning Journal: April 2010 - Volume 32 - Issue 2 - p 99-101
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e3181d555c9
Columns: High School Corner

IN ADDITION TO TEACHING THE TECHNICAL AND TACTICAL SKILLS OF A SPORT, YOUTH COACHES NEED TO APPRECIATE 12 FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES THAT WILL HELP BUILD YOUNG AND HEALTHY ATHLETES WHILE SPARKING AN INTEREST IN LIFELONG PHYSICAL ACTIVITY.

1Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey; and 2Sports Spectrum Training, Burnsville, Minnesota

Avery Faigenbaum is a professor in the Department of Health and Exercise Science at The College of New Jersey.

Larry Meadors is director of training at Sports Spectrum Training.

© 2010 by the National Strength & Conditioning Association