Rich Kite

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Many coaches have written off static stretching from their programs, but you should reconsider adding it to your routine.
Don't let the weightlifting enthusiasm in your youth slip through your fingers, instead learn how to keep them engaged.
Avoid potential injury in young weightlifters by employing these four shoulder exercises before it's too late.
Coaches, don't let the sun set on the potential of youth weightlifting before its potential is discovered.
Teaching kids how to do the Olympic lifts is different from teaching adults. Change your cues accordingly.
I'm not going to give you the usual boring advice. Instead, I'm here to offer some not-so-expected tips on how to handle kids.
The myth remains that weightlifting prevents growth of the bones, and young athletes will remain short.
Teach children weightlifting while they are in their early fearless stage and you will watch them become quickly accustomed to the lifts.
It's all too easy to write the perfect session, only to wind up coaching kids who don't want to engage with your program today.
We must make sure the sport is appealing and safe for the child - and matches the parent’s expectations.
Don't ignore the lifts because you aren't able to reap the benefits right now. Use your warm up as a place to perfect your technique.
Physiologically, adults and kids are both made up of bone and muscle tissues, they have the same organs, and they need the same fuels. So, why is it you can’t train them both the same way?