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Derek Evely: The physical preparation of young athletes

In this audio recording of a presentation from the 2009 England Athletics National coaching conference, Derek Evely, Director of Loughborough High Performance Centre, discusses the physical preparation of young athletes.

In this audio presentation Derek discusses some key principles of developmental coaching including several pitfalls developmental coaches should avoid in order to increase the likelihood of their athletes achieving senior success.

These include:

  • The “speed endurance” trap
  • The “model” trap
  • The “stronger is better” trap
  • The “base” trap
  • Uploaded: 31.12.2009
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