Strength and Conditioning for Junior Athletes

Paudi Roche

Arsenal Academy Coach Paudi Roche Speaks at Foster the Future

Later this month, Arsenal Academy Coach Paudi Roche will give his insights in to the fast developing discipline of strength training for the youth athlete.

Paudi is one of a series of international experts who will speak and give hands-on breakout sessions at Foster the Future - Triathlon Ireland's and Cycling Ireland's junior coaching conference in Athlone Institute of Technology on February 25th.

Tickets are on sale now on the Foster the Future site, where you can also get more information on the day. 

Strength Training for the Youth Athlete.

This Presentation will look at the misconceptions around Strength Training for the growing athlete as well as current Position Statements from world leading governing bodies on the benefits of Strength Training for youth athletes.

Real life evidence based practice will be highlighted in order to  show how implementing strength training into an existing program can be achieved with or without equipment and gym facilities and at what stage can this type of training be implemented.

The breakout Practical session will then go onto to demonstrate exercises and progressions that can be tailored for athletes at any stage of growth or maturity.