Young Student-Athletes Gain Valuable Training at Summer Program

Published 07.08.2014

Nursing & Health Sciences

John M. Arrigonie provides individualized instruction at various exercise stations ...... including agility and speed progression.Youngsters 12 to 14 years old are put through their paces in Bardo Gym.A four-week, sport-specific summer program continues in Penn College's Bardo Gymnasium, where faculty in the physical fitness specialist major – the only associate degree in Pennsylvania recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association – work with student-athletes. On Tuesday morning, John M. Arrigonie, fitness/lifetime sports faculty member, helped a group of 12- to 14-year-olds concentrate on such areas as flexibility, cardio, injury prevention and nutrition. The program, Youth Training for Athletic Development, runs through July 17.
Photos by Dalaney T. Vartenisian, student photographer