5 ways early specialisation hurts athletes

The assumption of early specialization in 1 sport, is that by selecting a single sport to focus upon at an early age, the athlete will be able to excel to a higher level than if their attention or time was divided by participating in a number of sport.

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Is there room for values in youth sport? — The Sporting Influencer

Athletic Evolution: Is there room for values in youth sport? Here is a link to a guest blog  I recently wrote for Richard Cashman’s “The Sporting Influencer” You can read the article via Is there room for values in youth sport? — The Sporting Influencer Please like, comment and share as you see fit! Are you a […]

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Child to Champion – James Baker (Proformance)

In the latest episode of “Ask the Expert” I speak to James Baker: Director of Proformance, Strength and Conditioning Coach and PE Teacher at St Peter’s High School.

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Paudie Roche Seminar – Setanta College

I’ve just recently come across this fantastic free 3 part video series from Setanta College. It features Paudie Roche presenting on “Strength Training for Youth Athletes”. If you haven’t heard of Paudie Roche here is a small review:

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S&C and the Wild West – Kris Greene (The Physical Training Company)

In episode 2 of the “Ask the Expert” series, I interview Kris Greene – founder of “The Physical Training Company” based in Dubai.

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