Youth FUNdamentals (1st-4th Grade)
We introduce our Youth Basics class for a couple of reasons. First, because we know the benefit children who participate in fitness receive including...
Secondly, we know young kids today are more sedentary than ever before, and the adverse health effects from this life style is clear. Kids who are more sedentary during childhood are more likely to be sedentary during adulthood, which means a lifelong of battling health effects.
This class will focus on developing the basics of movement in a fun, play-like environment. This means skipping, hopping, kicking, throwing, catching, balancing, body awareness, coordination, and moving in every imaginable direction/plane.
We will work to develop the young kid in a fun, social, and open environment. We are trying to specialize for a sport, we are trying to develop the youngster physically, mentally, and emotionally. Remember, young kids who specialize in a single sport account for 50% of overuse injuries in young athletes according to pediatric orthopedic specialists