Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD)
LTAD is a framework for developing physical literacy, physical fitness, and competitive ability, using a stage-by-stage approach. The LTAD model recognizes physical literacy is the foundation for:
LTAD provides an optimal development plan for everyone to participate in physical activity. It also ensures that individuals who wish to excel in their sport of choice get the optimal training, competition, and recovery in each stage of their athletic development.
Overall Objectives of LTAD