Welcome to Youth Fitness Guy
Hi and thanks for visiting. My name is David Kittner and I reside in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. As a Youth Fitness Specialist and a Functional Strength Coach, my mission is to enhance the physical, mental, emotional, social and educational well-being of children and youth through daily physical activity, fitness, athletic development and sport performance. I work with children, youth, athletes, parents, teachers, school boards, sport coaches, sports teams and fitness trainers to create a positive and healthy physical culture in today's fast paced and ever changing world. I present internationally at Sport Coaching and Fitness Summits as well as at Physical Education Conferences. I also visit schools to conduct in-service youth fitness and athlete devleopment sessions for teachers, students and sport teams. If you ever have any questions or if I can be of service to you, please contact me.
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Posted on November 14, 2014 in Athletic Development, Field Hockey, Youth SportsLeave a comment

Maverick Field Hockey Club Founder Amy Hollingsworth

Thanks to Amy Hollingsworth, the sport of Field Hockey is making a resurgence in Peterborough, Ontario, under the name of Maverick Field Hockey Club. Typically in Ontario, field hockey is a sport played by girls in high schools. Peterborough’s high schools were once a powerhouse to contend with, not just locally in the Kawarthas but at the Ontario Federation Student Athletic Associations (OFSAA) as well. Read more

Posted on November 13, 2014 in Mental Health, Physical ActivityLeave a comment

Mental health matters! No matter who we are, what we do, where we live, how much money we have, what kind of car we drive, etc, having and maintaining a positive mental health plays a huge role in our lives. Whether we’re affected personally by mental illness or know someone close to us who is, mental health matters for young and old alike. Read more

Posted on November 12, 2014 in Athletic Development, Children, Kids, Youth FitnessLeave a comment

On Saturday, December 6th, I’ll be offering a one day series of demo workshops for children and youth at the Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre as follows:

Athletic Discovery 1 Ages 4-6 9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Athletic Discovery 2 Ages 7-9 9:45 – 10:30 a.m.
Athletic Exploration Ages 10-13 10:45 – 11:30 a.m.  Read more

Posted on November 11, 2014 in UncategorizedLeave a comment

Last week Amy and I had the pleasure of attending the OFSAA 2014 Field Hockey Championships in Burlington, Ontario. I’ve been involved in the sport of Field Hockey for a couple of years now thanks to Amy who is a former player and a current coach, manager and umpire. Amy was returning to OFSAA as an umpire and I was returning once again as a fan and to cheer and support our field hockey athletes from this past summer’s Ontario Summer Games team from Peterborough and East of the GTA Area. Read more

Posted on November 6, 2014 in UncategorizedLeave a comment

On Wednesday, November 5th, Michael Pinball Clemons returned to Peterborough and spent the evening meeting and greeting people at the local Running Room. In addition to speaking with people and sharing personal stores including 100th Anniversary Grey Cup Ring, Pinball spoke to the Running Room crowd about the importance of living life with Health and Hope. Read more

$1,000 DONATED TO MISSISSAUGA YOUTH GAMES I would like to thank each and everyone of you who voted for me in the Everest Academy S.E.L.F. Awards. Because of your kindness I was able to present a cheque for $1,000 to the Mississauga Youth Games. Pictured here are members of the MY Games Board of Directors and Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion. Your kindness will make a difference in the lives of children.
2012 EVEREST ACADEMY S.E.L.F. FITNESS AWARD Everyone who supported me has played a huge role in helping to change lives. The Mississauga Youth Games (an amazing charity that provides opportunities for under-served kids to experience the joy of play and sport) will receive $1000 as a result of this win. From the depths of my heart and soul, I sincerely THANK YOU!