Strength & Conditioning with Athlete Development

The Richmond Oval is dedicated to boosting the physical performance of today’s athletes from youth to adult so they can experience success in sport and life, while realizing the social benefits of sport participation. Athletic success and high levels of performance is a product of the Oval’s integrated approach to Long Term Athlete Development. Programs include strength, movement (linear and agility), mobility, and conditioning sessions designed based on key maturation specific windows of trainability that allow Oval youth athletes to realize and maximize the benefits of their training.

We currently offer three programs in the Athlete Development stream dedicated to:

  • 12-13 years
  • 14-18 years
  • 18+ years

Program Components:

  • Individualized Strength & Conditioning Program
  • Monthly individual check in’s with coach to discuss programming, goals, and progress.

Fall/Winter/Spring

12- 13 yrs old (Sept – June)

This 12 or 14  week program is designed to develop speed & strength with direct transfer to on-field performance. Sessions will focus on fundamental movements and technique. Each session will be progressive and challenging to allow athletes to maximize their physical abilities while training specifically for the movement demands of their sport and unique positions.

 14-18 yrs old (Sept-June)

The Oval Athlete Development Program is specifically designed to improve overall athletic development in conjunction with each athlete’s current sport-specific practice and competition schedule.  Athletes will be introduced to a High-Performance lifestyle through individualized programming utilizing scientifically supported techniques and principles such as periodization. This ensures the avoidance of overtraining and exercises are selected for transference to athletic movements and injury prevention. The program focuses on preparing athletes for higher level training whether at a provincial, collegiate or national team level.

 Adult Performance Development 18+ yrs (Sept-Dec)* NEW

More details coming soon.

Summer

12- 13 yrs old (July & August)

Our summer programs run three times a week in July and August and are designed to develop speed & strength with direct transfer to on-field performance. Sessions will focus on fundamental movements and technique. Each session will be progressive and challenging to allow athletes to maximize their physical abilities while training specifically for the movement demands of their sport and unique positions.

 14-18 yrs (July & August)

The Oval Athlete Development Program is specifically designed to improve overall athletic development in conjunction with each athlete’s current sport-specific practice and competition schedule.  Athletes will be introduced to a High-Performance lifestyle through individualized programming utilizing scientifically supported techniques and principles such as periodization. This ensures the avoidance of overtraining and exercises are selected for transference to athletic movements and injury prevention. The program focuses on preparing athletes for higher level training whether at a provincial, collegiate or national team level.

 

For more information please contact Justine at jcheng@richmondoval.ca or by calling 778.296.1421

For athlete and parent testimonials on this program, check out our blog.

 

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