Video For Long Term Athletic Development Model - Take A Look So You Don't Screw Up Your Kids or Athletes
This video is very important for parents, coaches, and players to understand long-term athletic development. The video was developed by Sports Coach UK and Sport Scotland.
It's quite common for coaches and parents to do the opposite of what's recommended in the video. And while the intentions are good, they end up hindering the athlete’s development.
A lot of research has shown that specialization in sports too early can stunt athletic development and hurt you physically and mentally in the long run. You can read about some of this eye-opening research at this article: Steph Curry & Fear-Driven Early Sport Specialization.
But first, check out the video below.
If you're looking for an effective athletic development program for basketball players, we highly recommend Cody Roberts Program. It follows the Pyramid of Development... building players the right way and giving them a solid foundation.
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