Topic: Athlete development

Why early sport specialization doesn't work
Early specialization is a hot trend in youth sport. But despite evidence that it's not working, many people still don't know why it fails....Continue
Why too much sport-specific training is the worst thing an athlete can do
"Why are we jogging for an entire hour?," he asked with a suspicious look on his face. I couldn't blame him for asking. Being a hockey player, he wants to get faster and more explosive....Continue
Predicting sport superstars: How well are we doing?
In 2004, the DC United soccer club made United States history by signing the youngest athlete ever to a professional sports contract. At just 14-years-old, Freddy Adu--born in Ghana and moved to Rockland, Maryland when...Continue
What is High Performance? (13 examples)
High performance... It's got a catchy ring, doesn't it? Admittedly, 'High Performance' is a bit of a buzzword these days. We're not the only program to adopt the term as part of our branding. It's...Continue