You’ll want to include some single-limb work, train in multiple planes of motion, provide alternation and stability, plus soft tissue work!
Do you sit a lot? How about those shoulders? Are they rounded forward? Even if you don’t sit all day, many of the exercises you’re doing in the gym place you in extension.
Don’t forget to flex the front! As a powerlifter, bodybuilder, and runner, hip flexion is your source of stability, function, and power.
What moves 600 pounds, won’t necessarily move 700 pounds. Reassessing my situation, I realized my thoracic extensors were weak.
A bad program can tarnish more than reputation; it could end a young athlete’s future. These kids are in the most important developmental years of their lives, so it’s up to us to give them the tools to be the best they can be, and these key components are a good place to start.