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This fall, AHYBA is proud to offer an affordable fitness program to further develop young athletes. This pilot program will be led by certified personal trainers and will help us assess parent and participant interest in integrative training programs that that encompass both health-related fitness (e.g., cardiovascular and muscular endurance) and skill-related fitness (e.g., reaction time, balance, coordination, etc.). This general sport-conditioning class can benefit kids of all fitness levels and can enhance overall athletic performance in a variety of sports.

Class Description:  Speed, Strength & Stamina

Each session will include a variety of agility drills and high-intensity interval training (HIIT) to help improve cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular strength, speed and power. Additional emphasis will be placed on:

• Proper body alignment and movement patterns to help teach kids to move more effectively and efficiently to reduce the risk of injury.

• Dietitian-approved snacking and hydration tips for growing children.

 

Program Details:

Sessions start the week of September 4th and will meet weekly through October 11th at various District 25 gyms (details to be announced ).  

Grade Level

Time

Dates

Location

Cost

4-5th Grade Boys

6:15 -7:15 pm

Thursdays

 

$100

4-5th Grade Girls

7:30-8:30 pm

 Thursdays

 

$100

6-8th Grade Boys

7:30-8:30 pm

Tuesdays

 

$100

6-8th Grade Girls

6:15- 7:15 pm

Tuesdays

 

$100

 

Currently we are limiting the pilot program to boys and girls ages 4th-8th grade but may add additional age groups in the future based on enrollment numbers.

Trainer bios. 

 

Meet the Trainers:

Chris Olson is the owner of Moon’s House Fitness & Performance Training, where he provides personal training for clients of all ages. Chris has served as a youth soccer coach for many years and he was the athletic performance coach of a local sports club. Chris holds a bachelor’s degree from Denison University where he played on the men’s soccer team for four years.  Additionally, Chris holds the following certifications: 

  • Certified Personal Trainer - National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
  • Group Personal Training Specialist (NASM)
  • Youth Exercise Specialist (NASM)
  • Youth Fitness Trainer - International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)

 

 

Jamie Phillips is a registered dietitian and certified personal trainer. Jamie was multi-sport varsity athlete in high school and has stayed active ever since. Her interest in sports performance shaped her career path and goal of helping others lead healthier lives through diet and exercise.  Cheering on her own kids from the sidelines, Jamie understands that kids today need more opportunities to be active and develop a love of fitness that will last a lifetime. Jamie has a bachelor’s degree from Bradley University and a master’s degree from University of Illinois. Additionally, Jamie holds the following certifications:

 

  • Certified Personal Trainer – American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • Certified Group Personal Trainer – National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
  • Certified Group Personal Trainer – National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
  • Youth Fitness Specialist – American Council on Exercise (ACE)