long-term athlete development

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 »

Specializing in sport could fast track your kids to the hospital, not the major leagues

Specializing in sport could fast track your kids to the hospital, not the major leagues
June 11, 2014 1 Comment »

Variety is crucial until the age of 14 or Read More »

Canadian hockey in crisis? Ontario Minor Hockey looks at skills

Canadian hockey in crisis? Ontario Minor Hockey looks at skills
April 21, 2014 3 Comments »

Best practices for promoting skills development at the grassroots level Read More »

Can genetics predict your child’s future in sports?

Can genetics predict your child’s future in sports?
April 3, 2014 No Comments »

'The Sport Gene' tries to tackle the tricky topic Read More »

Why specializing early in one sport is a bad idea

Why specializing early in one sport is a bad idea
March 24, 2014 3 Comments »

Diversification is more important during a child's first decade Read More »