Neuromuscular training can be implemented early in the youth physical development process, but age-appropriate speed and strength training must account for the process of growth and maturation, motor learning, and physical development.
You may never do this lift in competition, but training the sumo deadlift can add tons of strength to your conventional deadlift, carrying events, and overhead strength while relieving stress on your back.
When I began strongman I was terrible at the yoke, even though it was in almost every competition I had competed in. With it being so common, I had no choice but to improve. Here's what I learned along the way.