Posts Tagged ‘Long-Term Athlete Development’
The Canadian Curling Association is pleased to announce the first official Competition Development Workshop, being held March 27-30, 2014 in Hamilton, Ont. Effective Jan. 1, 2014 “Competition-Development” Coach Workshop has replaced Level 3 Technical, until now this has been a provincially administered program, going forward this will be a nationally administered program being delivered by the CCA.
Athletes, coaches, representatives from the Canadian Curling Association, member associations, and provincial and national sport organizations gathered recently in Ottawa for the first-ever Wheelchair Curling Long-term Athlete Development (LTAD) Summit to share best practices for developing the sport both recreationally and competitively in Canada.
Here’s an interesting fact for the curler who dreams of hoisting a championship trophy or showing off an Olympic medal: research shows that a high-performance curler should ideally be identified and begin the long process towards specialization between the ages of 13 and 15.