Youth Camp Register
St. Thomas Strength Athletics welcomes you to its famous

YOUTH ATHLETIC DEVELOPMENT CAMP®
Y.A.D.C.
SUMMER 2015




The Youth Athletic Development Camp® is for young athletes and non-athletes. A professional who specializes in strength and conditioning trains them. Make sure to inquire regarding this unique opportunity.

“Mission Statement”
1- Develop key elements for physical performance and athleticism
2- Build a foundation for greater sport skills development
3- Enjoy a fun and encouraging atmosphere

When: Summer 2015

Where: St. Thomas Strength Athletics Gym, 1258 Talbot

Dates: Monday, July 6 to Friday, July 31 Inclusively

Time: 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM, Monday to Friday.

Eligibility: Youth, girls and boys, ages from 10 - 15 involved in sports or not.

They will learn:
-About core strengthening
-About strength training
-The basics of Olympic style weightlifting, the #1 for strength and conditioning
-Basics of Plyometric training for greater explosive power development
-New and Innovative Training Techniques
-And more

They will:
-Improve core strength and body strength
-Improve Balance, Agility, Strength, Speed -BASS®-
-Improve anaerobic and aerobic capacity
-Improve rotational strength
-Improve acceleration and deceleration capabilities
-And more

About the instructor:
Daniel Paré, is a certified speed and power specialist and a certified strength training specialist with over 40 years of experience. He is a strength and conditioning coach and he is the owner of St. Thomas Strength Athletics. He competes at provincial, national and international level in Olympic weightlifting and he represented Canada in 2002-2009 at the World’s Games in Australia. Daniel trains athletes from elementary to international caliber. Daniel runs weightlifting clinics and presented his new training concept “Groove Trainingâ”in Mississauga, on Thursday, March 20, 08 to other trainers and doctors. He also wrote for the St. Thomas Times Journal and for Explosivelyfit training news, a U.S. publication. Daniel authored the book, 5 reps to weight loss.

Cost :
Prices for individuals are: $300.00+HST
weekly 3 to 5 times a week
for the duration of the camp (4 weeks)

Prices for family of 2 kids are: $450.00 +HST
weekly 3 to 5 times a week
for the duration of the camp (4 weeks)

For more info:
Call me, Daniel Paré at 519-633-0771, email me at
stsa1258@aol.com, online at www.stthomasstrengthathletics.com, or come to see me at the St. Thomas Strength Athletics Gym, 1258 Talbot Street.

Registration form:

Name: ___________________________________________
Address: _________________________________________
Postal Code: ___________________
Phone: ___________________
Age: _________
Gender: M____ F_____
Sport(s) involved in: ________________________________________
Starting Date: ____________________
Finish Date: _____________________
Dates to be missed (if any): ______________________________
Parents/Guardians signature: _________________________________________
Emergency Contact Information:
Name ________________________________________
Phone# ___________________

Note: Your son/daughter will benefit from the Youth Athletic Development Camp by coming at least 3 times a week.

Drop off this entry form at St. Thomas Strength Athletics, 1258 Talbot Street.

*Download a printable version of this form*

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Every year the St. Thomas Strength Athletics® runs the Youth Athletic Development Camp® for all young athletes and non-athletes, males and females youths between the ages of 10 and 13 years old.

The objective of the camp is to improve the strength and conditioning aspects of the young participants.

The Youth Athletic Development Camp, YADC®, follows the guidelines of Daniel’s sports performance strength and conditioning concept BASS®:

-Balance
-Agility
-Strength
-Speed

The participants go through numerous athletic drills that are meant to improve and increase Balance, Agility, Strength and Speed. The following pictures and video clips show some of the drills that the participants perform. Here are some pictures and video clips of the drills performed and most importantly the camaraderie among the participants.

Warm UpWarm Up Warm Up (pictured above)
Balance DrillsBalance Drills Balance Drills (pictured above)
Agility DrillsAgility Drills Agility Drills (pictured above)
Strength DrillsStrength Drills Strength Drills (pictured above)
Speed DrillsSpeed Drills Speed Drills (pictured above)
Youth Camp


Here is portion of a warm up session before beginning with specific drills for balance, agility, strength and speed (BASS®) by Daniel Paré.


A balance drill using a BOSU ball.


A balance drill using the balance boards.


Agility drill using cones and hurdles.


An agility drill doing change of directions.


Strength drill, doing power clean and press to improve overall strength of the athlete.


A strength drill, the log press, for upper body strength.


An agility drill doing change of directions.


Strength drill, doing power clean and press to improve overall strength of the athlete.


Strength drill, the tire flip, at the youth strength and conditioning camp at STSA by Daniel Paré.


Speed drill, using an agility ladder, at the youth strength and conditioning camp at STSA by Daniel Paré.


Having fun, here were are playing ball, which is part of one of the active rest activities at the youth strength and conditioning camp at STSA by Daniel Paré.


Another fun activity, a 4-man deadlift, at the youth strength and conditioning camp at STSA by Daniel Paré.


Another fun time, posing after one of the strength drills, at the youth strength and conditioning camp at STSA by Daniel Paré.


Speed drill, sprints to test progress, at the Youth strength and conditioning camp at STSA by Daniel Paré.


A warm up drill in preparation for the youth strength and conditioning camp at STSA by Daniel Paré.