long-term athlete development

The evolution of a soccer club

The evolution of a soccer club
June 18, 2015 5 Comments »

The changes weren't easy, but the kids really benefitted Read More »

Specialization: What does it really mean?

Specialization: What does it really mean?
May 25, 2015 3 Comments »

Repetition of one activity to the exclusion of all others is rarely wise Read More »

Baseball Canada and Active for Life partner to promote physical literacy

Baseball Canada and Active for Life partner to promote physical literacy
April 30, 2015 No Comments »

Developing tools to help athletes succeed in sport and everyday life Read More »

Ontario Basketball partners with Active for Life to promote physical literacy

Ontario Basketball partners with Active for Life to promote physical literacy
April 8, 2015 No Comments »

New postcard encourages parents and coaches to learn more Read More »

USA Hockey takes a page from Canada’s playbook

USA Hockey takes a page from Canada’s playbook
December 22, 2014 No Comments »

The key is to develop players over the long term Read More »

3 rules to prevent overuse injuries in young athletes

3 rules to prevent overuse injuries in young athletes
December 17, 2014 1 Comment »

An 8-year-old and a 14-year-old have different capacities Read More »

Does your child want to give up? Cultivate a growth mindset

Does your child want to give up? Cultivate a growth mindset
December 10, 2014 2 Comments »

Hard work and determination are more important than raw talent Read More »

6 steps to teaching sportsmanship to kids

6 steps to teaching sportsmanship to kids
October 27, 2014 No Comments »

It all starts with the behaviour of adult role models Read More »

John Herdman: Our kids need Play Angels

John Herdman: Our kids need Play Angels
June 30, 2014 3 Comments »

The coach of Canada's women's national soccer team says kids need to develop basic movement skills Read More »

How to deal with a bully coach

How to deal with a bully coach
June 18, 2014 No Comments »

There's no benefit to your child for 'toughing it out' Read More »