3 Stage Model For Young Athletes

Feb 13, 21 3 Stage Model For Young Athletes

@jeancote46 the Canadian Sports scientist has devised three-stage model for young athletes:

  1. Sample as many sports as possible until early adolescence;

2. Focus on a few main sports in their early and mid-teens;

3. Specialise in their mid-to late-teens. “We philosophically believe early specialisation narrows long-term potential”. Rugby NZ

More on Jean Cote in this brilliant article from Mark Osullivan https://footblogball.wordpress.com/tag/jean-cote/

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