– Recommended for Coaches and Young Athletes
Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) is the model used by the Canadian national coaching certification program and all national sports organizations to develop physical literacy from grass-root community programs to the Olympics.
The model establishes the building blocks of fitness and sport for life. It identifies the fundamental sports skills and training methods. LTAD can accelerate the improvement in strength, power, endurance and the ABCs: Agility, Balance, Coordination, and Speed essential for all developing athletes. The model is firmly grounded in scientific exercise physiology.
Learn how to take advantage of the windows of opportunity in training children based upon biological growth, and indicators of peak height and strength velocities.