Here’s an explanation of Long Term Athletic Development. As children grow, there are stages at which certain types of training that best suit their age. Overtime, this training and participating in sports develops a more complete athlete. Mind you, every kid will benefit from almost any kind of training as long as it is done safely. As you see below, following a long term plan will enhance health and reduce injury.
Oh, and by the way grown ups - It’s not too late for you too!!