Portfolio Category: Athletes with a disability

No Accidental Champions: LTAD for Athletes with a Disability (2nd Edition)

No Accidental Champions: LTAD for Athletes with a Disability (2nd Edition) No Accidental Champions describes some of the opportunities and challenges that face persons with permanent disabilities in pursuing sport and physical activity. This document tells readers how the Canadian sport system can best accommodate their needs for increased activity and greater achievement through Long-Term…
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Special Report: CS4L for Athletes with a Disability

Special Report: CS4L for Athletes with a Disability Canada has an outstanding record of achievement in sport for persons with a disability, and there are various explanations for this. Canada’s adoption of Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) models for all sports may be a contributing factor, as well as making National Sport Organizations (NSOs) responsible for…
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Training Athletes with a Physical Disability

Training Athletes with a Physical Disability Athletes with a disability pass through the same stages of Long-Term Athlete Development as their able bodied peers, and much of the training of their five S's - Strength, Stamina, Suppleness, Speed and Skill is similar to that of other athletes. Download here
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No Accidental Champions Poster

No Accidental Champions Poster This supplementary document outlines how the Long-Term Athlete Development model applies to athletes with a disability and discusses additional factors to be considered when working with athletes with a disability. This includes additional stages and the 10 key factors that influence Long-Term Athlete Development for athletes with a disability. Download here
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