Monthly Archives: October 2013

Manny Schellscheidt – Puberty: coaching boys in transition

One of the trickiest periods in youth development is the onset of puberty or the "growth spurt stage" when players' bodies seem to suddenly grow much quicker than they can adapt to resulting in physical but also psychological challenges. For some this period can start as early as age twelve and for others can last till about seventeen. Puberty presents the complex challenge of varied...
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