Emelia Whiteaker works to improve the lives of area youth.
Whiteaker is the owner and trainer at Momentum Indoor Training located on the south, back side of Tractor Supply Store in the shopping center on South Main Street (69 Hwy.)
“I want Momentum Indoor Training to improve the overall health of all youths in our area, not just athletes,” she said. ” For this reason I am adding the Youth Fitness service. This option is for any aged youth who is not interested in athletics but wants/needs to have physical activity to improve and maintain a healthier lifestyle.”
The list of training opportunities are:
Sports Performance Training – Available Now – For athletes ages 8 and older. This training will teach the proper running, jumping, and movement mechanics while increasing an athlete’s overall athletic performance. Create a group of friends/teammates to receive group/team pricing.
Softball/Baseball Hitting Lessons – Begins in June – For any softball/baseball or tee ball player who wants to learn or needs to improve their hitting ability. Each lesson will include 10 minutes of structured warm-up, 40 minutes of skill training, and 10 minutes of flexibility training. The hitting instructors are currently playing at the Division 1 levels in their respective sports of softball and baseball.
Softball Pitching Lessons – Begins in May – For any softball pitcher or potential pitcher. The softball pitching instructor is Christian Novak. A native of Nevada, MO, graduated with a master’s degree from the University of Memphis where she started 5 seasons for the Memphis Tigers. She threw 313 1/3 innings with 230 strikeouts for the Tigers and was recognized as the American Athletic Conference Pitcher of the week in 2016 and named to the American Athletic Conference Honor Roll in 2017. She was an Academic All-American and named to the Academic All-Conference Team from 2014-2018. Christian is currently an assistant softball coach at an NAIA college.
Youth Fitness – Available Now – You create your own class of 4 to 5 individuals. This class is for those youths who just need a couple of hours a week of activity. It is designed to be low impact, bodyweight activities with very little running involved.
Prep Class – Available Now – You create your own group of youths ages 4-7, no more than 6 individuals in a class. This class utilizes fun games and activities to start teaching the mechanics movement along with assisting in the development of healthy muscles and bones.
For Pricing, Scheduling, or more information contact Momentum Indoor Training, (620) 223-1803, momentumtraining.com or find us on Facebook: @mitrainingfs.