Motus Athletic Development
Develop Elite Athleticism, aka “MAD” Skills, to become a better overall athlete both on and off the field.
The Motus AD Group utilizes the Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) model. “The LTAD model is a framework for an optimal training, competition and recovery schedule for each stage of athletic development. Coaches who engage in the model and its practices are more likely to produce athletes who reach their full athletic potential.”
- U4 – Stage 1 LTAD. Active Start – Part 1. Objectives: To make play and physical activity fun and exciting and an essential component of daily routine throughout life.
- U6 – Stage 1 LTAD. Active Start – Part 2. Objectives: To make play and physical activity fun and exciting and an essential component of daily routine throughout life.
- U8 – Stage 2 LTAD. Fundamentals – Part 1. Objectives: To begin teaching agility, balance, coordination and speed (ABC’s) and continue to instill the importance of daily play and physical activity.
- U10 – Stage 3 LTAD. Learning To Train 1 – Fundamentals Part 2. Objectives: To continue to enhance ABC’s to develop overall sports skills. To begin to integrate physical, mental, cognitive and emotional components within a well-structured program. To develop physical literacy.
- U12 – Stage 3 LTAD. Learning To Train 2 – Fundamentals Part 2. Objectives: To continue to enhance ABC’s to develop overall sports skills. To begin to integrate physical, mental, cognitive and emotional components within a well-structured program. To develop physical literacy.
- U14 – Stage 4 LTAD. Training to Train Stage – Building the Engine. Objectives: To develop endurance, strength and speed. To develop athletics-specific skills and fitness.
- U18 – Stage 4 LTAD. Learning to Compete – Challenge of Competition. Objectives: To develop event specific area physical preparation. To introduce event specific protocols to identify strengths and weaknesses. To implement event area specialization. To integrate physical, mental, cognitive and emotional development.
Learn all about the Long Term Athlete Development model and the practical application that we’ve based our training.
Format of Sessions & Objectives
Format: 1 session per week for 4 weeks (4 week training blocks)
Objective: Each block is aimed at Competency of multiple Athletic Skills from various categories based on the group.
Example: Various Categories and Skills for U10
- Balance/Stability – fire hydrant, pivot 360, mobility/posterior muscle activation, shoulder complex
- Dynamic Movement – back pedal, bear crawl, side jacks, lateral shuffle
- Object Control – Volley, 2 Balls, Ball juggle, Ball control
- Plyometrics – 1 foot lateral/linear jump, Reactive Hops, Box/Depth Drop, Squat/Jump/Throw
- Speed & Agility (linear) – Hip turn to side/sprint, 4 step cycle run, direction changes, agility ladder
- Speed & Agility (lateral) – shuffle/stop drills, diagonal shuffle, lateral shuffle, half carioca
- Strength/Endurance/Power – Squad mods, Push mods, Pulls mods, Ab mods
- Fun – Supine chase, Prone chase, Knee tag, Ball drop, Ball – wall reaction
Length per Session: 45-60 minutes
Cost: $50 per Training Block ($12.50 per session)
Location: Varies by Organization:
Location Option 1:
- Your indoor/outdoor location.
- 15 kids max/coach.
- Multiple coaches are available per session depending on day and time.
- Day and time are flexible based on your needs.
- With this option, we require a minimum of 20 kids per training day.
- This may be spread out over 2 or 3 groups.
Example: 10 kids in 5:00 pm group and 10 kids in 6:00 pm group
Location Option 2:
- Our location in Crown Point at 566 N Indiana Ave.
- 10 kids max/session.
- *Smaller courses due to space size.
- Day and time may be flexible depending on your needs.
***DONATION FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION***
If you are affiliated with one of our Youth Sports Partner Organizations, please tell us! The first $5000 of proceeds associated with these courses are donated back to partner Youth Sports organizations. If you are an Organization, we would love to partner with you. Please contact email@example.com for more information.