Agility and Coordination Training in a Pediatric Athletic Population

by Jacqueline Alferez, David Valdez, Jesus Alejandro Saavedra, Roel Rolando Ruiz Jr, Francisco Xavier Ayala, and Kassidy Jean Argulles
NSCA Coach June 2019
Vol 6, Issue 1

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A fundamental training program at a young age gives the athlete the opportunity to develop many skills needed to succeed. The implementation of agility and coordination training can help reduce the risk of injury and elevate a young developing athlete.

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