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Youth Program Wrestling Coaches: FUNdamentals: Balancing Fun and Competitiveness Read Now

FUNdamentals: Balancing Fun and Competitiveness by Dennis A. Johnson, EdD | November 8, 2016 Youth wrestling programs should go heavy on the “fun” aspects of the sport and pretty light on competitiveness. Coaches must understand that children in youth programs especially in the U10 age group vary greatly from individual to individual in terms of their motor development, physical and cognitive development, and emotional/social development. That is why we notice that children in the older portion of an age group are the wrestlers who are the most successful. In almost every research study on youth sport, children indicate they participate...

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