long-term athlete development

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 »

Video on children’s soccer says everything about what’s wrong and what’s right

Video on children’s soccer says everything about what’s wrong and what’s right
January 13, 2014 No Comments »

As Lionel Messi said: "Soccer is a game to have fun" Read More »

Specializing in sport can be harmful to young athletes

Specializing in sport can be harmful to young athletes
May 8, 2013 1 Comment »

Sampling a variety of sports early leads to the development of physical literacy Read More »

Richmond Oval promotes physical literacy

Richmond Oval promotes physical literacy
March 25, 2013 No Comments »

Developing physically literacy from an early age creates versatile athletes and active adults Read More »

What’s going on with soccer in Ontario?

What’s going on with soccer in Ontario?
March 21, 2013 6 Comments »

Shedding a little common sense on the LTPD standings controversy Read More »

Brent Sutter: True athletes make the best hockey players

Brent Sutter: True athletes make the best hockey players
March 15, 2013 2 Comments »

Hockey legend says year-round hockey stunts kids’ development Read More »

Kids’ soccer: Allow mistakes and forget about winning

Kids’ soccer: Allow mistakes and forget about winning
January 21, 2013 No Comments »

When children first begin playing sports, learning from mistakes is more crucial than learning to win Read More »