Developing a younger CrossFit Athlete to a high level first requires the athlete to possess a strong passion for the sport. Desire and perseverance will play one of the greatest roles taking young talent to Games. What a CrossFit athlete needs to understand is the “Long Game” in training and development and that there isn’t any short cuts.
The most important thing a parent can do for their CrossFit athlete is to find great coaching. This means finding a coach who can lay out a plan that follows important developmental principles and also prepares the child for what is required in the sport.