Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) is a systemic approach adopted by Wheelchair Basketball Canada to maximize a participant's potential and involvement in our sport.
The Wheelchair Basketball Athlete Development Model is an adaptation of the Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) approach as described by Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L). The rationale behind LTAD is the recognition that better athletic performance and an active nation are both outcomes of a well-defined athlete development pathway.
LTAD aims for optimal training, competition and recovery programming in relation to biological development and maturation. LTAD also promotes equal opportunity and inclusion for all participants, and an athlete-centred approach to coaching and program design. To achieve these aims, LTAD incorporates the most current research in sport science and coaching best practices to deliver optimal programming. Goals of the Wheelchair Basketball Canada LTAD:
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