Long-Term Athlete Development Workshops

Our Long-Term Athlete Development Workshops are designed for coaches, National Sport Organizations (NSOs) & Provincial/Territorial Sport Organizations (P/TSOs) Leaders, members of the health, recreation or education sectors and more!

Cost for full-day workshop: $900 (+ tax & expenses)

Cost for half-day workshop: $600 (+ tax & expenses)

*The Aboriginal Long-Term Participant Development Pathway Workshop is $1500 (+ tax & expenses) as it requires 2 facilitators.

To book a workshop, please fill out this form or contact us at hannah@sportforlife.ca.


Workshops Topics


Long-Term Athlete Development: An Introduction (half-day)

This workshop will provide you with background on the 10 Key Factors behind Long-Term Athlete Development, the 10 S’s of training and performance, and the seven stages of Long-Term Athlete Development.

Periodization (half-day)

Simply put, periodization is time management. Participants in this workshop will be introduced to the principles of contemporary periodization.

Competition and Restructuring for Sport Organizations - An Introduction (half-day)

Participants will be introduced to reasoning as to why competition restructuring is important for athlete development.

Competition Review & Restructuring - Advanced (full-day)

Advanced Competition Review & Restructuring is available in a full-day format for NSO workgroups that are already in place and ready to get to work.

Sport for Life - Long-Term Athlete Development Activation (half-day)

This workshop focuses on advancing the Sport for Life - Long-Term Athlete Development work from concept to activation within your own organization.

Developing and Using the Athlete Development Matrix (half-day)

This workshop will have two points of emphasis, depending on how advanced the participating sports are with their Long-Term Athlete Development Models.

Are We There Yet? A GPS for Sport for Life - Long-Term Athlete Development (half-day)

This workshop will explore ways sports can monitor Long-Term Athlete Development implementation at the national, provincial/territorial and community levels.

Building the Train to Train Adolescent Athlete (half-day)

The focus of this workshop is to identify and highlight sport system issues that impact the preparation of the adolescent athlete.

Aboriginal Long-Term Participant Development (full-day)

This workshop is for NSOs, MSOs and P/TSOs to enhance their understanding about how to support Aboriginal participants and athletes in their programming.