Athlete Development

By Ken Martel | Issue 1: Articles of interest from USA Hockey, ADM

Identifying talent – are we using the right tools? · The UK's leading Sports Psychology Website

Identifying talent is one of sports biggest and most profitable issues. There is a constant seek for a new Christiano Ronaldo in the world of …

Malcolm Gladwell

Physical Development | UK Coaching

Children progress from birth to adulthood going through growth, maturation and development. These four areas are picked up here for coaches to …

Malcolm Gladwell

Helping Players Grow

Words, words, words. Silence. Direction, instruction and more silence. Verbal communication is a vital skill if you are to become an effective soccer …

Leadership

KQED

How can we make school a joyful experience without sacrificing rigor? What’s the best way to measure true learning? What’s the purpose of school? The …

Teaching

The Complexity of Greatness: Beyond Talent or Practice

You must have no dependence on your genius. If you have great talents, industry will improve them; if you have but moderate abilities, industry will …

Psychology

Less is More; How to not Train and Get Better - Sparta Science - Trust in Results™

Up to this point on the blog, we’ve focused on athlete case studies where we (or one of our partners) has used a specific prescription to alter an …

Triathlons

Recognizing the Role of Relative Age Effect in Adolescent Cross Country Skiers...

How do we accommodate for growth and development during the adolescent years in cross country ski racing in Canada? Is age on Dec 31 still the …

The relative age effect in the German Football TID Programme: biases in motor performance diagnostics and effects on single motor abilities and ski... - PubMed

2014;14(5):433-42. doi: 10.1080/17461391.2013.837510. Epub 2013 Sep 19.<p>The relative age effect in the German Football TID Programme: biases in motor …

Research