It may seem obvious that athletes of different ages will require different styles of instruction, motivation, and even communication, but what does that really mean? Let’s break it down.
After years of working with older teens, I started working with much younger children. The difference was staggering and, though I had years of experience working with kids, I felt like I was brand new and clueless. I had to adapt and improve upon everything, right down to how I communicated with them. Here is what I learned and some tips to help streamline your path to success.