Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Time + Mother Nature + Patience + Hard Work

April 29, 2010


June 28, 2011

Do you guys have permits for those guns?

All kidding aside, tall athletes need time to grow into their bodies. Ryan Pierson is going into his sophomore year in college and is three years older than Nolan Berry, who is going into his junior year in high school. These guys need time for their natural maturation to occur. And they often need time to learn to appreciate the value of eating well and eating enough. Both are still teenagers, yet coaches sometimes expect them to be grown men. We cannot forget that these tall guys are still kids--just in really tall bodies.

My job is to support their growth processes by helping them develop good body awareness, good alignment, mobility and strength. I'm not here just to add mass and make them bigger monoliths. I'm here to make them resilient, adaptable athletes that are ready for the demands and the opportunities at the college level and beyond.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Found this on the web and love the post Tracy! Good luck to these awesome young athletes!

Liver Tea said...

Time+Mother Nature+Patience+Hard Work=Successful life..Love this post..Its really an informative blog post..thank you for sharing this post..

New York Personal Trainer said...

I like the thinking just help the young athletes to gain mass and get mature for the college level after that they can also pert in national games. . .

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