Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) This video is about golf, however they have great info on Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) and describes the things athletes need to be doing at specific ages and stages.
SALL Supports Physical Activity Physical inactivity has reached epidemic proportions and is growing at an alarming rate. It poses a major threat to the health, happiness and prosperity of individuals, communities, and nations.
The Matheny Manifesto My main goals are as follows: (1) to teach these young men how to play the game of baseball the right way, (2) to be a positive impact on them as young men, and (3) do all of this with class.
The Talent Code Blog Blog by Daniel Coyle who is a New York Times bestselling author. His latest book The Little Book of Talent is a manual for building a faster brain and a better you. It is an easy-to-use handbook of scientifically proven, field-tested methods to improve skills—your skills, your kids’ skills, your organization’s skills—in sports, music, art, math, and business.
Why “talent selection” doesn’t work well enough If we admit that we will never be able to identify all the future talent, then we MUST STOP TRYING TO DO SO at the youngest ages. Instead, let’s sign up and develop more kids! Let’s train them all for a few extra years! Let’s educate our coaches and parents so that they become the players’ allies, and not their adversaries. Let’s emphasize the youth in “Youth sports.”