YOUTH Strength and Conditioning Programs


David Stride, a professional strength and conditioning coach in Kamloops incorporates safe and proven training methods and progressions to facilitate individual and team athletic success.


Youth Level 1

Ages 10-12 or 0 -1 years of training experience

Focus on Physical Literacy Development
Fundamental Movement Development
Core and Body Weight Strength Exercises
Joint Stability and Body Awareness
Run Drills: Gait Mechanics, Acceleration, Deceleration, Speed, Change of Direction

Youth Level 2

Ages 13 – 14 or 1 – 2 years of training experience

Physical Literacy Development
Progressions on Level 1 Core and Body Lifts
Introduction to Resistance Training Lifts
Introduction to Lower Body Power Lifts
Build on Short Range Acceleration
Jumps and Jump Circuits
Medicine Ball Throws 
Single Leg Body Weight Lifts and Jumps
Aerobic and Anaerobic Power Development

Athletic Speed School

Stride Sport and Performance's Athletic Speed School brings to the athlete a program that will ensure development of all performance parameters that will make you faster and more powerful on the playing field. Other speed programs train acceleration and top speed however SSP develops and improves all performance variables of athletic game speed. SSP will make you faster and more powerful in your acceleration, top speed, multidirectional speed, and deceleration power. In addition, SSP will provide a resistance program needed to improve your athletic game speed. All athletes start the Athletic Speed School with baseline testing that measures performance variables of speed, power and agility.

  • Joint Stability and Mobility
  • Acceleration and Top Speed Development
  • Linear Game Speed
  • Multidirectional Speed
  • Deceleration Power
  • Strength and Power Lifts


Youth Jr.

Ages 15 – 17 or 2 – 4 years of training experience
Build on Level 2
Intro and Progression on Power/Olympic Lifts
Dynamic Balance Progressions
Build on Reactive Component of Change of Direction and Agility
First Step Quickness and Acceleration
Top Speed Development
Build Anaerobic and Aerobic Power Capacity


18 + - 5 years training experience
Build on Youth Jr. Level
Corrective Exercises
Power/ Olympic Lift Development and Mastery
Dynamic Balance Development and Mastery
Develop Peak Strength

Team Training

Does your team or small group of athletes need professional direction in their strength and conditioning? Stride Sport and Performance has extensive experience and success in team training and would love to work with your team or small group. Utilize a Professional strength and conditioning coach and exercise scientists from SSP. Soccer, Hockey, Volleyball, Basketball, Ski Club, Swim Team, Triathlon Club, Football, Alpine Club, Rugby, Baseball, Mountain Biking, Run Club, .... Contact for group rates

Individual Training

Train with a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists by yourself or with a friend to receive more individual attention. If you are unsure of training in a group setting or prefer to train individually, Stride Sport and Performance will provide a program suited to your needs and goals. After learning your goals as well as important background information each client is provided with a screening assessment that provides important information of each individual. Once information is gained through the assessment screen, corrective exercises are provided to the client to correct any weaknesses, imbalances, stability or movement restrictions. From there, you will progress through a personal training program tailored to meet your goals.