long-term athlete development

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 2 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 »