Chopper wrote:You should probably talk to a pediatrician or perhaps a physical therapist with a strong youth background before starting any conditioning with kids that young.
That said, I think there are a couple things you can do now. First, is push-ups. Great exercise that he can do any where, any time and will help the entire upper body. Second, don't lose sight of the fact that passing distance is much more than arm strength. Strengthening (and properly using) legs, hips, back and shoulder will contribute as much as building biceps.
His doctor has already said that some weight training would be ok as long as the weights were not heavy said to go with less weight and more repitions but could not help me with the types of excersize to specifically help. He has good form as I have been working with him for 3 years and worked with his mechanics from information gotten from books and the net.
What I'm trying to find is the type of training that can be done to work on the upper body (arms and chest) that would be ok for a 10 year old to do without injury and how to properly do them
You could think of government workers like teenagers. You pay them an allowance, but do you get any work out them? They eat the food, put their feet on the furniture and complain loudly whenever they are unhappy.