long-term athlete development

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 »

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 »