Discover a Bold New Approach to Developing Speed and Agility in Today’s Young Athlete

And Position Yourself As The
Top Speed & Agility Coach In Your Area

Developing speed and agility in young athletes doesn’t have to be as complicated or technical as you may believe.

In fact, by the time you finish reading this page, you’ll understand just how easy it can be for you to get better results for your athletes….in less time.

And make them stick.

Imagine the last training session you ran for your athletes:

They probably didn’t showcase highly skilled, blue chip, 5 star ability, did they?

Sure some of them might be talented. But for the most part, they’re regular kids. Kids who aren’t too strong. Kids who aren’t too flexible. Kids who aren’t too coordinated. Kids who, before they met you, had never been taught how to accelerate, decelerate or change directions correctly, if at all.

Kids who simply can’t FEEL what you SEE them doing wrong.

If you want to make them quicker and faster, you don’t have to reinvent the wheel, you just need to understand a few fundamentals. Fundamentals that Linear Speed Expert Latif Thomas and Multi-Directional Speed & Agility Expert Dave Jack want to share with you.

Gain Access To A Time Tested And Proven System That Will Keep You On The Cutting Edge Of Developing Better Athletes

Combining almost four decades of coaching and athletic experience, Latif’s linear speed and track sprints background combined with Dave’s team sport (especially football), clinic and facility background give you the full spectrum of skills and experience, allowing you to cut right through fluff so you can quickly identify problems and offer your athletes solutions during the limited time you have together.

In fact, after Latif and Dave presented and taught at the 2011 IYCA International Summit, here is what two attendees had to say:

 

 “…An extremely comprehensive complete guide to helping young athletes become the best they can be.”

This certification has helped me understand more the needs of youth athletes and is an extremely comprehensive complete guide to helping young athletes become the best they can be. I feel more complete and better educated in training all my young athletes. 

Coach Tim Caudill
Owner TC Speed SaqTraining

 

“The IYCA Youth Speed & Agility Specialist Certification has revolutionized the way I now teach the concepts of speed development.”

The IYCA Youth Speed & Agility Specialist Certification has revolutionized the way I now teach the concepts of speed development. I now not only teach and coach linear acceleration and linear speed skills, but I’ve also learned how to teach and coach multilateral and multidirectional speed skills. In addition, through the YSAS Certification, I learned one of the most most important things I can teach athletes is how to decelerate safely, which helps to reduce the likelihood of ankle and knee injuries. I now tell parents, "You wouldn’t give your teenager the keys to car that can rev up to 120 mph, while knowing the car had ‘iffy’ brakes, would you?" At that point, parents realize why learning how to decelerate and reaccelerate safely is so vital.

Nelson Espinoza, MS, CSCS, YFS-1, YSAS

 

When you can bring this kind of enthusiasm to your workouts, training sessions and business, it rubs off on your clients and their parents. More people will seek you out not just because you get results, but because your athletes want to spend time with you.

And that is the fastest way to grow your reputation and your business.

Carrying the backing of a Youth Speed Specialist Certification from the International Youth Conditioning Association only cements your reputation as THE speed and agility expert to train with in your local market. Because this course will show you step by step how to teach the skills of speed, agility and coordination whether you’re working with high energy 6 year olds, 11 year old soccer players or 18 year old football players.

And everyone in between!

Speed is King!

When it comes to training athletes, speed is KING. And if you’re going to expand your name, your business or your program to the level you deserve, you must be able to show you can get results in a fun, positive atmosphere.

Your athletes will leave your sessions feeling like they’ve learned skills that they can take directly to their competitions. And you have a limited amount of time to get this done. Because if you don’t, those athletes will find someone else who can. And no amount of fancy marketing will keep your programs full if that other coach at that other program knows the secrets that you’re not teaching.

You have a passion for working with athletes. You put your time into learning, coaching and growing your business. And you have a right to earn a good living teaching the skills that all athletes need to learn and are willing to pay for.

How many times have you put an athlete through a drill, known their technique was awful, but just didn’t have the depth of knowledge to fix it? Sure you probably changed the drill to mask the problem and made up some smart sounding feedback that sounded good to the athlete, but you know you were bluffing.

And here’s a truth that’s really going to throw you for a loop:

Your athletes are making mistakes right now that you can’t even see. And they’re manifesting on the athletic field with every team practice and competition.

Right or wrong parents and athletes are impatient. If they don’t feel like you’re fixing the problem, they’re going to look for someone who will. Right or wrong, as you know, that’s the world of youth sports.

“I have used many of your methods in my training of athletes ranging from Junior High through post collegians preparing for the NFL combine and pro days.”

As a HS coach for 30 years, I have been in close contact with many of the finest coaches at the highest level of Track & Field as well as strength coaches, olympic lift national coaches and an assortment of speed consultants. Under the umbrella of the IYCA you have been able to draw from the best resources and apply it to the very thing many youth coaches need – a well rounded approach to training and its periodization from early youth through adolescence. I have used many of your methods in my training of athletes ranging from Junior High through post collegians preparing for the NFL combine and pro days. Great stuff for anyone willing to learn!

Dave Anderson
Ruston,Louisiana

 

“Olympic Silver Medalist Uses IYCA Certification as a tool to understanding how to train kids of all ages and all abilities.”

The IYCA has been a great tool to understanding how to train kids of all ages and all abilities.  As an Olympian I know how to train physically and mentally to get the most out of myself.  I hope to be able to pass that on to the next generation.  The IYCA is helping me down that path by providing me with the knowledge and experience to meet the kids where they are at.

Trevor Marsicano
2010 Winter Olympic Silver Medal

 

Here’s the good news:

The solutions are right in front of you and so much easier than you can imagine.

You can put a permanent end to that fear and frustration. Because the IYCA Youth Speed & Agility Specialist Certification Course shows you the skills you need to know and teach, step by step and demonstrates them being taught to real world athletes in live training sessions.

It’s not an inventory of drills. Because drills by themselves don’t teach speed.

Instead, Latif and Dave show you the skill progressions they’ve refined over years of teaching thousands of athletes of every age and sport.

Latif Thomas
Latif Thomas

  • USA Track & Field Level II & USTFCCCA Even Specialist (Sprints)
  • All East Sprinter (UConn)
  • 2005 MA State Track Coaches Association – Coach of the Year
  • Creator of Acclaimed Complete Speed Training and Complete Speed Training Vol. 2
  • National Level Speaker on Speed and Power Development
  • Coached MA #1 All Time – Girls 4x100m Relay

 

David Jack
David Jack

  • Fitness & Wellness Director for Teamworks Centers in Acton, MA
  • NCAA Division I-AA All American (Central Connecticut State)
  • Advisor to Reebok International, regular contributor and national advisor to Rodale Inc, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Boston Celtics’ Captain Paul Pierce and his Truth on Health Foundation
  • National Level Speaker on Sports Performance, Fitness and Wellness
  • Co-founder of “Sports and Life,” a wellness curriculum for schools

 

They have been where you want to be. They’re doing what you want to do.

And, along with Dr. Toby Brooks, they’ve developed a one-of-a-kind certification course with the specific intention of teaching you what you need to know to start making lasting improvements right away. In fact, as you’ll see below, we guarantee this certification changes your coaching career for the better.

We’re so confident in this program and how easy it is for you to implement with your athletes immediately, we’ll fully refund your investment if you disagree.

 

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Think of developing speed and agility like making a delicious meal.

The only problem is you’ve got a busy schedule. You might not have the time to go to culinary school and become a chef before you can ever cook that meal.

What you need is recipes.

And that’s what the 9 DVDs in the IYCA Youth Speed Specialist Course give you. Specific recipes proven to make a variety of delicious meals every athlete wants to eat and every parent will pay to feed them.

Of course this is a certification course. To continue to make the IYCA a brand people trust, you’re going to have to understand ‘WHY’ you’re doing what you’re doing. Dr. Toby Brooks built a curriculum in the manual that serves as a foundation for all the skills you’ll teach, lays out the skills and drills with full detail, photos and coaching instructions, provides sample programs for 6-9, 10-13, 14+ and ties the videos together with a comprehensive coaching manual that will give you a whole new perspective and foundation for creating effective speed and agility programs for every population of athlete.

When you invest in yourself by becoming an IYCA Level I Certified Youth Speed Specialist, you will develop better athletes in less time and with less trial and error.

“…The YSAS certification has given me major credibility.”

One of the biggest things that has happened is that the YSAS certification has given me major credibility. The information that it contains is top notch.

Being able to change the way coaches and athletes think about the science of running has been a great asset to my business. I believe that IYCA is the leading organization in youth development and I use the material everyday.

Thanks IYCA for helping me achieve my certification and continuing to follow my dream

Glenn D. Jenkins

 

“I have many certifications but the knowledge of the staff of IYCA is second to none.”

~Frank Adams

 

“In my opinion, becoming a member of the IYCA has been the best decision I have ever made in the 20 years of my training career”

In my opinion becoming a member of the IYCA has been the best decision I have ever made in the 20 years of my training career.

The certifications that the IYCA offer have help me become a better coach and trainer to my young athletes. In my opinion every coach and trainer who works with children should be required to have the IYCA youth fitness certification.

George Maoury

 

The energy, positivity and excitement you create will spread like a wild fire and attract to you more clients, a greater reputation and more resolve to grow and expand your business and programs to help even more young athletes. The momentum you generate by taking action fuels itself to greater successes.

In the words of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe,  

“At the moment of commitment, the universe conspires to assist you.”

That commitment and assistance starts when you take action by ordering your IYCA Youth Speed & Agility Specialist Certification Course right now.

 

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Youth Speed Specialist (YSAS) Certification Course

 

Youth Speed & Agility Specialist Certification

The International Youth Conditioning Association (IYCA) Level I Youth Speed & Agility Specialist Course is the most comprehensive and current speed and agility Certification Program you’ll find anywhere.

It contains 9 DVDs packed with practical skill development and progressions for all the components of developing speed and agility in athletes 6 – 18 years old.

Here are the DVD components of the Youth Speed & Agility Specialist Course:

  • Disc 1 – Linear Speed Arm Action, Force Production, & Dynamic Warm-up
  • Disc 2 – Linear Speed Acceleration
  • Disc 3 – Linear Speed Skills & Drills
  • Disc 4 – Multi-Directional Speed Patterns & Drills
  • Disc 5 – Speed & Coordination Development
  • Disc 6 – Speed & Strength Development
  • Disc 7 – Speed Screening
  • Disc 8 – Speed Training Progressions & Mobility
  • Disc 9 – Speed Training Skills and Deceleration

 

In addition to the support DVDs, your Certification Course contains a detailed textbook (Concepts and Application of Youth Speed & Agility Development) weighing in at over 240 pages and containing over 100 live action photos.

Here is your course curriculum:

  • Chapter 1: Fundamentals of Speed & Agility
    • Discover the basics of speed and agility critical for success in the developing athlete

  • Chapter 2: Core Concepts of Athletic Development: The IYCA Model
    • Learn the fundamental differences unique to the growing athlete and the approach suggested by the IYCA for optimum results

  • Chapter 3: Warm-Up and Flexibility
    • Identify the importance of adequate pre-participation activity and mobility to overall athletic success

  • Chapter 4: Coaching Speed & Agility
    • Explore the unique aspects of coaching athletes to become faster and more agile

  • Chapter 5: Acceleration and Deceleration
    • Learn to teach young athletes how to stop safely and effectively to prevent injury and accelerate rapidly for game-breaking performance

  • Chapter 6: Agility and Multi-Directional Speed
    • Discover the techniques and cues necessary to help young athletes develop elusiveness and quick feet

  • Chapter 7: Sample Programming
    • Examples “from-the-trenches” for athletes from various sports and developmental levels

  • Chapter 8: Selected Exercise Descriptions
    • Detailed descriptions of how to set-up and perform some of the less commonly used drills and skills mentioned within the text

Examination: 

The YSAS Examination is administered electronically through our CourseWebs Course Management System.  The exam consists of 75 questions randomly drawn from a database of over 125 questions over the content of the course.  Questions are further divided by category as follows:

  • Core concepts of athletic development: The IYCA model: 10 questions
  • Warm-up and flexibility: 10 questions
  • Coaching speed and agility: 13 questions
  • Acceleration and deceleration: 12 questions
  • Agility and multi-directional speed: 12 questions
  • Practical applications: 8 questions
  • Fundamentals of Speed and Agility – 10 questions

In order to receive your YSAS Certification, you must achieve a minimum score of 70% on the examination.

As you can see, we left no stone unturned when designing a curriculum that would give you a solid foundation for developing the fastest and most agile athletes in your area.

 

“The IYCA Youth Speed and Agility Specialist Certification program has been very valuable to me.”

The IYCA Youth Speed and Agility Specialist Certification program has been very valuable to me.  Besides the Speed and Agility aspect of it, a lot of the information transcends into other areas of coaching as well.  Dave Jack and Latif Thomas are really great coaches and their knowledge on coaching in general is apparent throughout the program.  I got a lot of information that I was able to put to use right away regarding speed and agility training and am looking forward to putting more of it to use this summer during our camps.  I would recommend it to anyone, as long as they are outside of our market. LOL  Thanks for putting out a really good product.

Jason Wong
Red Zone Training

 

“The Youth Speed & Agility Specialist Certification with David and Latif was extremely informational, inspiring, and humbling.”

“The Youth Speed & Agility Specialist Certification with David and Latif was extremely informational, inspiring, and humbling. They are so experienced and knowledgeable and provided us with non-stop information the entire time. Their hands-on approach and set-up with running us through their skills and coaching cues, as if we were their athletes, made it so much easier to grasp then if it were a lecture format. I left realizing that I have a lot to learn as a coach; but because of their knowledge and inspiration I know that I’m on my way to becoming that much better!"

Paul "Theo" Theodore
CEO/Trainer, FIT ME UP & Hardcore Training

 

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Your Special Bonus For Investing In This Certification…

…A One Year Membership In The IYCA (Normally $59.95)!

While Certifications and Courses are an incredibly important piece of the puzzle in helping trainers or coaches reach their goals, we’ve recognized that to truly maximize your success as a professional you need more.  You want to ‘peek behind the curtain’ and see what some of the best in the field are doing.  You need tools and templates to make running your business or implementing your programs easier.  It’s important to you to connect with other motivated, like-minded professionals to share ideas and network.

And that is what your IYCA Membership provides.

The IYCA Membership is our way to do what the other Certification organizations don’t – provide you with not just the baseline education and credentials necessary to move forward in your career, but actually give you to tools, programs, real world knowledge and basically ‘the path’ you need to become a successful trainer or coach.

Our IYCA Team will personally help you not only discover what you need to know to become a better trainer or coach, but they’ll also assist you in putting what you learn into action.  Whether you just coach a few athletes as a hobby or you run your own training facility, with the tools, resources, knowledge and support that your IYCA Membership provides, you will learn how to quickly and easily reach your coaching and professional goals!

With your membership you’ll gain access to:

  • Example training programs for some of the top coaches in the world
  • Private interviews with the industry’s leading experts
  • Articles and videos teaching you the latest training and business information
  • Ready to use tools and templates to make your life much, much easier
  • Access to our IYCA Experts in our private Insiders Forum

And much, much more!

You will become a better trainer, a stronger coach and a better business owner – we guarantee it.

When you’re ready to become a better coach and provide a better experience for your athletes, make the next step in your coaching career and become an IYCA Certified Youth Speed & Agility Specialist.

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Youth Speed Specialist (YSAS) Certification Course

Youth Speed & Agility Specialist Certification

 

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Dedicated to your success,

Latif Thomas & Dave Jack

 

P.S. The International Youth Conditioning Association (IYCA) Level I Youth Speed & Agility Specialist Course is the most comprehensive and current speed and agility Certification Program you’ll find anywhere. Take your clients and athletes to the next level using your new found speed knowledge while you take over your local market. Grab your Youth Speed & Agility Specialist Course Now

P.P.S. Our mission is to give you all the tools you need to succeed. If you don’t feel we did, we’ll refund you for the full purchase price. No hassle, no questions asked. All the risk is on us. You have nothing to lose.

 

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