The 2014 World LTAD Symposium was held at The Hilton Lac-Leamy in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada on January 31, 2014

Hosted by the International Sport for Life Society (IS4LS), the World LTAD Symposium is designed to bring together sport, health, education and recreation experts to advance the knowledge, application and implementation of Long-Term Athlete Development and Sport for Life principles across the globe.

Presentations & Videos:

Below you’ll find the presentations & videos that presenters have kindly allowed us to post.

The Swimmer Support Pathway – Review, Evaluation & Changes to Implementation (Ian Freeman)

South African Sport for Life Long-Term Participant Development (Istvan Balyi)

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Athlete Development In Qatar, The Aspire Academy Pathway (Aaron Palmer)

Athlete Development Pathway in Japanese Elite Sports: Approach of Athlete Pathway Development Project by the Japan Sport Council (Shuhei Yamashita)

Lessons Learned from a 5 Year Application of LTAD in Swimming in the Netherlands (Theo Hutten)

A Return to Old Fashioned Values? (Tony Penfold & Stephen Somerville)

Imotus as Holistic Concept for Physical Literacy & Quality Gateway to LTAD (Mojmir Flisek)

Utah’s LTAD/Sport for Life Efforts: Lessons Learned & Future Opportunities (Colin Hilton & Marc Norman)

Ulster Gaelic Athletic Association – Evolving Models for Amateur Sport (Eugene Young)

Changes in Hungarian Sport & their Effects on LTAD (Gábor Géczi)

Challenges & Successes of Global Implementation Panel (Peter Davis, André Lachance & Colin Higgs)